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Album Review: Deep Purple – “Now What?!”

Review by Carl Dziunka
When you list the great names of rock music from across the decades, Deep Purple has got to be hovering close to the top. Blasting out rock numbers for more than 40 years they have certainly found the formula for success. Releasing the long awaited new album; this comes 8 years after the Rapture of the Deep album released in 2005; the magic is still as strong. With a title like Now What?! it makes you wonder whether the band is thinking that they have done it all. Well actually, they probably have. The current line up works well together and this can be heard from the new 11 tracks that they have laid down.
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Smoke on the Water – The Metropolis Sessions [CD/DVD Review]

Review: Natalie Salvo
Title: Smoke on the Water – The Metropolis Sessions
Artists: Various
A devastating earthquake rips through the city leaving tens of thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless. No, I’m not writing about any one of the natural disasters to have plagued our planet over the last year or so. Sadly, history has a way of repeating itself and Mother Nature is one cruel bitch.

The year was 1988 and a 6.9 magnitude earthquake tore through Armenia. International charity campaigner, Jon Dee was there working at getting coverage of the devastation and he was so horrified by what he saw (particularly the images of people carrying child size coffins) that he felt compelled to do something and hence, “Smoke On The Water-The Metropolis Sessions” was born. It was to be a reworking of the Deep Purple classic, a song that is almost instilled into our brains at birth and certainly one that any aspiring guitarist worth his weight will work through at some point.
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Deep Purple to play Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on 27 April 2010

Deep Purple will perform their full concert including Smoke On The Water, Black Night, Hush, Highway Star, Woman From Tokyo & much more. Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Steve Morse & Don Airey return to rock the foundations.

Since 2001 Deep Purple’s keyboard wizard has been Don Airey (formerly from Ozzy Osbourne’s band, Whitesnake & Rainbow who joins a formidable lineup of rock legends.

Support Group – Electric Mary

Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Date: Tuesday, 27 April 2010
Doors open: 7:00pm
1st Act: 8pm-830pm
Main Act: 9:00pm-10:40pm

Tickets: Ticketek http://www.ticketek.com.au