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Deep Purple

Deep Purple

Nov 9th 2017 @ oslo spektrum

Oslo, Norway
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About Deep Purple
Genres:
Rock, Classic Rock, Hard Rock
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
12:00 AM
oslo spektrum
Oslo, Norway
281 RSVPs
Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years.Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, together with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, have been referred to as the `unholy trinity of British hard rock and heavy metal in the early to mid-seventies`.They were listed in the 1975 Guinness Book of World Records as `the globe`s loudest band` for a 1972 concert at London`s Rainbow Theatre, and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide.Deep Purple have had several line-up changes and an eight-year hiatus (1976–1984). The 1968–1976 line-ups are commonly labelled Mark I, II, III and IV. Their second and most commercially successful line-up featured Ian Gillan (vocals), Jon Lord (organ), Roger Glover (bass), Ian Paice (drums), and Ritchie Blackmore (guitar). This line-up was active from 1969 to 1973, and was revived from 1984 to 1989, and again from 1992 to 1993. The band achieved more modest success in the intervening periods between 1968 and 1969 with the line-up including Rod Evans (vocals) and Nick Simper (bass, backing vocals), between 1974 and 1976 (Tommy Bolin replacing Blackmore in 1975) with the line-up including David Coverdale (vocals) and Glenn Hughes (bass, vocals), and between 1989 and 1992 with the line-up including Joe Lynn Turner (vocals). The band`s line-up (currently featuring Ian Gillan, and guitarist Steve Morse from 1994) has been much more stable in recent years, although organist Jon Lord`s retirement from the band in 2002 (being succeeded by Don Airey) left Ian Paice as the only original Deep Purple member still in the band.Deep Purple were ranked number 22 on VH1`s Greatest Artists of Hard Rock programmeand a poll on British radio station Planet Rock ranked them 5th among the `most influential bands ever`.[16] The band received the Legend Award at the 2008 World Music Awards. Deep Purple were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016
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About Deep Purple
Genres:
Rock, Classic Rock, Hard Rock
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Fan Live Reviews
September 29th 2018
... still great despite the passing of Jon Lord & the absence of Blackmore. Deep Purple is one helluva band!!!
Michael
Council Bluffs, IA@
The Stir Cove at Harrahs
September 23rd 2018
Saw Deep Purple For The first time and they blew me away. I cant believe how awesome Ian gillian sounded. Don aiary rocked the keyboards,ian paice did an amazing job on drums,steve morse was good on guitar he will never be better then ritchie blackmore and of course roger glover. One of the best bassists ever
September 19th 2018
3rd time for Deep Purple! Amazing as always. Judas Priest rocked the house as well. Great show!!
September 15th 2018
Ian may not have the same voice as 30 years ago, but he compensates in passion and energy! The whole band was amazing, and the setlist was great!
September 7th 2018
I was so impressed!! These guys still have it !!!!!!! I’m a musician myself and I know exceptional when I see it
Nate
Wantagh, NY@
Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
September 2nd 2018
Deep Purple are playing better than they have in years. Everyone was in great form, don’t miss this tour!
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