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Südwest Presse Article on ian paice & purpendicular 2014





The Purpendicular Management are delighted to announce the Third European Tour since the Bands formation, Featuring the Legendary IAN PAICE of DEEP PURPLE.

So far Two European Dates have been announced in Brno Czech Republic and Rutesheim Germany with more to be added.

This Tour will feature some Classic Deep Purple Mark 3 Hits as well as the up and coming Album Titled, tHis is the tHing#1 which will be released just in Time.

Please check Tour Dates for more Infos.PAICE TOUR 2014


Purpendicular sensational Bulgarian Tour, Holland and updates!


Purpendicular go into their Summer Break after performing in Bulgaria for the Second time in a Year!

The Band Performed Three large Open Airs Run by TV Channel, TV Darts.

Purpendicular played to over 10,000 people in just Three Days! in the Cities such as Bansko, Kyunstadil, and Blagoevgrad ! with an extra Show in Plovdiv!

The Band were on Prime Time TV News Daily and were Interviewed by TV Darts for a Second time.

All Media of this Tour can be enjoyed on our FACEBOOK page by scrolling down, including, PDTV Bulgarian Review 2014, COOL TV, B-TV News Prime Time, and much More!

Sections of the upcoming Album, tHis is the tHing#1″ were also performed Live!

The Band finally ended the First Leg of the European Tour in Bergen Holland where Pics from that Show can also be Seen in our Gallery Section!

Purpendicular will go back on the Road in August with Two Dates in Austria, before Tours in Denmark, Spain, Germany and France!

Next up soon, will be the Official announcement for the New Album! Stay tuned!

Purpendicular bring 2013 Tour to a close!

2013 has seen Purpendicular complete around 50 International Shows,
It is one of the most successful Purpendicular Tours since the Band formed in 2007, and once again Purpendicular were the Most Booked Deep Purple Tribute Show in the World.
Recently the Band Toured in the Spanish Isles Menorca & Palma de Mallorca, prompting a longer Spainish Tour in 2014.
Taking in also Russia, Holland, France, Switzerland, Germany, Bulgaria completing many Radio and TV Shows, (Please check the Media link)
Playing Venues such as The Moscow International Music Hall, Trui Theatre Spain.
Here Robby Thomas Walsh did a live Breakfast Show Interview for Radio One Mallorca live, to Promote the Shows.

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Purpendicular on TV & RADIO BULGARIA plus WDR GERMAN TV!




Full interview from Darts TV

One of the Biggest Radio Stations in Bulgaria ‘DARRIK RADIO’, Interviewed Frank Panê, Robby Thomas Walsh, and Bernhard Welz in Sofia ahead of their Show on the 12th of September During the Bands Bulgarian Tour Dates.
Nikki Kunchev, responsible for World Wide famous shows such as Big Brother and Who Wants to be a Millionaire Interviewed the Band live on Air in which featured a live Acoustic Version of ‘When a Blind Man Cries’, and a Live Call in from Fans all over Bulgaria. Link will be available very soon!

Meanwhile Purpendicular will return to Bulgaria for Six Dates in May 2014 thanks to Hristo Yankov, Savoy Vodka and Nissan Cars!

TV Station WDR Germany will do a Promotion clip on Purpendiculars upcoming Album, tHis is the tHing’ as well as Promoting their Show in Rhede on the 6th of October this year!



The Purpendicular Management are delighted to Announce our first Spanish Tour Dates.

Purpendicular will Tour in the Beautiful Spanish Islands of Menorca and Palma De Mallorca at the end of November. Please check Tour Dates for Details.

Sadly our UK & Irish Dates will have to wait till 2014.

The new Studio Album has finished it’s pre Production phase and the Band have settled on 11 or 12 Strong Tracks.

The name of the Album will be ,’tHis is the tHing‘ and it will be Recorded in Germany & Poland in various Studios, and will be Produced by the Band.

A whole European Tour will follow in 2014 to Promote ‘tHis is the tHing‘ with Deep Purple Hits and Rareities, Including Countries Germany, Poland, France, Holland, Denmark, Spain, Bulgaria, Russia, UK, Switzerland, and many more. More updates on the Album can be found on Purpendiculars Official Facebook site, which Includes Studio Reports from Band Members.

The Band will now embark on a 5 Date Tour in Bulgaria this coming September, Supporting the 20th Anniversary of the Battle Rages on and Deep Purple new Number 1 Album Now What?! Sponsored by NISSAN CARS & SAVOY VODKA.

The Band look forward to very Busy 2013/2014.

See you on the Road! tHis is the tHing! #1


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Flag of BulgariaThe Purpendicular Management are delighted to Announce three Confirmed Tour Dates in Bulgaria!

Please check Tour Dates for more Infos and Confirmations!

Purpendicular will Play September Dates in Sofia, Plovdiv Open Air, Tarnovo and a Fourth Show is awaiting confirmation in Varna or Burgas.

The Management would like to greatfully thank Mr Hristo Yankov for his great work!

In the meantime Summer Open airs will see Purpendicular in Germany! in Affalterbach, Ulm, & Straubing.

Purpendicular will be adding some songs from Now What?! the new Deep Purple Record, and will be aired in July earliest.

First writing sesssions for Purpendiculars New Album will take place in Kempten Germany starting in July first week.

The Album is Titled, ‘tHis is the tHing‘. Studio reports will be on line on Facebook and this site! Don’t miss it!

The BATTLE RAGES ON Tour Update & New Album news


MoscowPurpendicular have made their way through Denmark, Russia, Germany, Poland, France, Switzerland and Holland to Date, on the Bands First Leg of the 20th Anniversary Deep Purple Album The Battle Rages On. The set list has Varied from Show to Show, with Mistreated Dropped with exception to the Montreux Show where it was performed. Also dropped was the Title ‘Talk About Love‘…. as Sets were lasting nearly 3 Hours on certain Nights. Jam Improvised Sections include, Deep Purple tracks, “You Cant Do It Right”, Love “Don’t Mean a Thing”, Joe Cockers, “Unchain My Heart”, “Papa Was A Rolling Stone”, Pink Floyds “Brick In The Wall” & ” Goodbye Cruel World”.

MoscowThe highlights of the Tour Dates Obviously were the Arena International Music Hall In Moscow Russia last January, where the Band completed 3 Russian Dates including Samara and Kazan. Incidentally, whilst departing Moscow on the Return to Munich Airport, the Band escaped a Blown Tyre on the Aeroflot Flight just before Take Off in a Snow Storm. Lucky Boys!

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On the road with Purpendicular – Russia

2012 Machine Head Tour 40th Anniversary Successfully Completed!!!

Purpendicular with Ian Paice and Roger Glover

Purpendicular have completed their most successfull year to Date with the Machine Head 40th Anniversary Tour in Countries such as France, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Austria, Holland and Belgium, taking in Cities such as Copenhagen, Montreux, Berlin, Munich, Verviers, and Strasbourg!

Purpendiculars Management Band & Crew would like to thank all the Promoters and Agents, Families and Friends, and most Importantly all the Fans that came out to see the Band and gave them such great Support!

Purpendicular would also like to thank all the wonderful Guest Musicians on this Tour! Especially Ian Paice & Roger Glover of Deep Purple !

A DVD of this Tour will be available next year featuring live Material, Backstage Footage & Interviews about how the Year 2012 unfolded.

Also the Live In Europe CD will be available for purchase during next years Tour! Don’t forget to get your Copy!

We Hope to see you very soon again for an even Bigger Tour Next year!

For now though, ‘The Battle Rages On’……

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