Category: Band

Simon McBride Joins Deep Purple

Following the news in July that Steve Morse will be stepping back from the band, after more than a quarter of a century, Deep Purple announce that, following an abundant Summer of touring, Simon McBride will join the band permanently.

Collectively, the band stated “We are thrilled that Simon has agreed to join.  Simon’s playing is up there with READ MORE

Deep Purple Statement re. Steve Morse

Today, Deep Purple announce that due to a family matter, Steve Morse will be taking a temporary hiatus from Deep Purple live shows but remains a full member of the band.

Steve’s replacement for the upcoming live shows in May, June and July 2022 will be guitarist Simon McBride, who has previously toured with both Ian Gillan and Don … READ MORE

Deep Purple unable to play Rock Legends Cruise

Due to three members of the band testing positive for Covid-19, we are hugely disappointed to have to share the news with everyone that we are not able to play the remaining shows aboard the Rock Legends Cruise. It’s a terrible shame ….

Stay well.

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Lothar Strunk

Lothar StrunkOur Dearest, friend colleague, Brother,

You will always be a part of our family and we will remember you always.

Sleep peacefully in your big bunk in the sky, no more turns or bumps, only love and light.

Souls, having touched, are forever entwined.

Ian, Roger, Ian, Don, Steve and the Deep Purple crew x… READ MORE

5η Ιουνίου ακυρώνεται

Λόγω των τρεχουσών και απρόβλεπτων περιστάσεων, με θλίψη οι Deep Purple αναγκάστηκαν να ακυρώσουν την εμφάνισή τους στο Rockwave festival που ήταν προγραμματισμένη για τις 5 Ιουνίου 2021. Η απόφαση ακύρωσης της εμφάνισης ήταν πολύ δύσκολη και κάτι που οι Deep Purple θα προσπαθούσαν πάντα να αποφύγουν. Ανυπομονούμε να σας δούμε σύντομα και ελπίζουμε να εμφανιστούμε στην Ελλάδα το … READ MORE

Deep Purple supports ISO-Nation

Deep Purple is very proud to support our very own Kat Rallis who has launched a wonderful initiative to financially assist the many crew members and their families struggling to put food on the table as the COVID shutdown of the entertainment industry continues.

By going to www.iso-nation.com and purchasing some fabulous merchandise you are directly helping keep the … READ MORE

MARTIN BIRCH R.I.P.

Very sad to hear of Martin Birch’s passing. Meeting Martin at the start of the 70’s, was a pivotal moment in our lives. He was our sound engineer at a time when the experience of live shows was coming into the studio. He managed to capture the beast, particularly on Hard Loving Man. He bonded with us immediately, had … READ MORE