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Ian Paice/Purpendicular European 2020/21 tourdates to be rescheduled


Due to the ongoing never ending COVID-19 Pandemic, all of the bands European tourdates have now been placed for rescheduling in either 2021 or 2022 depending on the Pandemic developments.
New album release dates and details will be announced soon.



New Album reaches German top 20 & Ian Paice European Tour announced 2018!

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As the Touring gets underway for the latter part of 2017, it has been a relatively successful summer for Purpendicular.
The Album ‘Venus to Volcanus reaching the Official German Metal Rock Charts peaking at number 20 and staying in the top 30 for 10 weeks was not expected by anyone, thanks to the fantastic work of new Record Label Fastball Music Germany.

On top of this the Purpendicular Management have announced a brand new Ian Paice Tour in no least than 5 different Countries for 2017/2018. The Band will again produce a top line up performing Tracks from Venus to Volcanus and Purple classics.

The Band have plans to promote the Album deep into 2018, before announcing plans for their third Album.

During the Summer the Band completed Shows with the legendary Europe, UFO, and Living Colour at City Rock Eindhoven and Leeuwarden Holland.< Please check the Bands Tour schedule for 2017/2018 and don't miss it!. A Meet & Greet will be available after each live Show where the Album Venus to Volcanus can be purchased and singed by the Band.

Purpendiculars new Album Venus to Volcanus released Today!!!

Venus to Volcanus

Purpendiculars new Album Venus to Volcanus was released today Worldwide through Fastball Music Germany and distributed by Soulfood.
The Album has fared better in the media than its predecessor, this is the thing#1 (2015).
Please go to the Official Purpendicular facebook site for latest reviews, updates and News on the release.

New Album completed – Venus to Volcanus featuring IAN PAICE & TONY CAREY

Purpendicular have completed the Recordings of their brand new Album titled Venus to Volcanus.

The Album features some very Special Guests includingIAN PAICE (DEEP PURPLE) and TONY CAREY (ex RAINBOW).

The Album will be released on FASTBALL MUSIC RECORDS Germany on the 14th of April 2017, and distributed Worldwide by SOULFOOD.

The Record was Engineered and produced by Herbert Bucher and co produced and Mastered by assistant Oli Klammt at KAY MASTERING STUDIOS.

Track listing is as follows

1. Bullet

2. Moving

3. I can’t win them all

4. Absence

5. Wonderful

6. End of pain

7. We both go down

8. Evil Tongue

9. Troubleman

10.Earth Sand

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Due to time restrictions unfortunately, previously announced guest Stophi Kgler did not feature on the Record.

The Band will Tour the Album starting this Year in many European Countries, January February and March the Band will Tour with Ian Paice (Deep Purple) in France Germany UK and Holland.

Pre Orders will commence as soon as as we get Informations.

Purpendicular Official EPK ‘tHis is the tHing#1’ Featuring IAN PAICE (DEEP PURPLE)

At last the long awaited Electronic Press Kit has arrived filled with most of the Songs from Purpendiculars debut Album ‘tHis is the tHing#1’, Released in October 2015.

In this Fifteen Minute Documentary, the Band discusses making the Album, Touring and in general the Music Business.
There is Interviews with IAN PAICE (DEEP PURPLE) who discusses how Talented the Band are when Touring with them and also his performance in the Studio on the Track Somebody Done it.
Also Interviews with, Robby Thomas Walsh Vocalist, Malte Frederik Burkert Bass, Spanish Promoter Robert Mills and ex Purpendicular Guitarist Frank Panê.

A very Special Thanks to Volker Thiele!


Here is an excellent Four Minute Review of Ian Paice/Purpendicular Show from Berlin (Neurupinn) last March 26th.
It compliments the Work of the Legendary Drummer of Deep Purple and Purpendicular Vocalist Robby Thomas Walsh.
Purpendicular with Ian Paice Tour 2016 was very successful with Five of the Seven Shows completly Sold out, and the others well visited.
Ian and Purpendicular will announce further Dates in November 2016. Stay Tuned.



Ian Paice of Deep Purple & Purpendicular have completed their March Tourdates with Raving Press Reviews throughout Europe!
Whether it was Frank Panês Blistering Guitar playing or Robby Thomas Walsh nailing ‘Child in Time’ Night after Night, it was there for all to see!
With Five out of Seven Shows Sold out and the other Two Venues nearly full, it is with great pleasure to announce that the Ian Paice Purpendicular collaboration is proving to be a successful one.
November 2016 will see both Parties joining together again for a Series of more Dates.More Infos soon.

Ian Paice on Purpendicular in Riom France – ‘I love to play with very Talented Musicians, and these guys give me the chance to do that outside Purple, Fantastic Band’

Frank Panê
on the Tour – ‘It was a Pleasure and Honour to grace the Stage with such a Legend and Gentleman’.

Robby Thomas Walsh – ‘It’s aggressive up there, It’s real Rock N Roll, Dangerous, Spontaneous and alive! Playback has not got a chance against this! Do we get it wrong? Yes we do, but 9 times out of 10, we get it right, and thats ok’

More Tour Interviews, Press and Pics coming in the next Weeks….Stay Tuned.

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NEWS!!! Tours in Iceland & Finland confirmed! Ian Paice Tour plus Massive Open Airs 2016

Ian Paice Tour 2016

The Purpendicular Management are delighted to announce Confirmed Tours in New Countries such as Finland and Iceland for the first Time.
The Band will embark on their first trip to Finland in April and later in July they will Tour Three Cities in Beautiful Iceland.The Cities will include Helsinki Finland and also Reykjavik Iceland!
Dramatic Auroras In Iceland

madrid open air madrid open air Also this Summer, Purpendicular have been invited to perform at the Massive Auditorium Miguel Rios in Madrid Spain, that will take place on the 25th of June 2016.Bospop 2016 Weert Holland 1bospopThe Bospop Festival Open Air in Holland will see Purpendicular perform on the 8th of July. Also on the Bill are SANTANA, CRANBERRIES, WALTER TROUT, ROXETTE, NENE, SEAL & many more….

March sees Purpendicular perform their biggest Tour with the legendary Drummer of DEEP PURPLE IAN PAICE again. There will be Seven Dates in all including Countries France, Switzerland and Germany!
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Please check Tour Dates for all confirmations!

Meanwhile the Album tHis is the tHing#1 has been very successfull and the Band would like to thank all their super Fans all over the World! Plans for the follow up are already in Progress with the Band and the Label Borila Rekords Germany.
tHis is the tHing#1

2016 is Proving to be one very busy Year…

NEW ALBUM tHis is the tHing #1 Official Round up, Videos/Shops/Merchandise/Tour

Released Worldwide on the 16th of October 2015,
Here is a round up of tHis is the tHing#1 – Purpendicular featuring Ian Paice & Roger Glover (DEEP PURPLE).
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Artist: Purpendicular
Label : Borila Rekords
Distributor : HART






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PURPENDICULAR MERCHANDISE & OFFICIAL BEER! Order direct from Merchandise Stand after every Show!merch hamburgian signed PD Album

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Virtuoso Guitarist darin vasilev (Jon Lord) joins Purpendicular as Guest



Virtuoso Guitarist Darin Vasilev will join up with Purpendicular for the next German Shows as Special Guest.
Darin has worked on JON LORDS Original Studio Album Concerto for Group & Orchestra -, the Album also features Bruce Dickinson (IRON MAIDEN), Joe Bonamassa and Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE), Steve Balsamo and Kasia Laska!
Darin has also perfomed with Bobby Kimball (TOTO)jon-lord-and-darin-vasilev-live-in-plovdiv-2009

”I loved the Idea to play with these Guys, this is going to be great”
– Darin Vasilev on Purpendicular.

November 6th – Fair Cafe – Schortens – Germany
November 7th – Grosswördenhofer – Grosswörden – Germany

Here is a taste of Darins outstanding Talents explained by one of the Worlds leading Conductors in Mr Paul Mann.
More Infos Soon!

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