2CD compilation of live performances by Deep Purple at Paris Theatre, London, February 22th 1972 and at Concerthouse - Stockholm, November 12th 1970, released in 1993 by Italian label Nota Blu Musica.
Deluxe two disc (CD + PAL/Region 2 DVD) edition of this reissue of the 1989 benefit CD EP now expanded and including a bonus documentary DVD. The Rock Aid Armenia version of Smoke on the Water was recorded in 1989 at the historic Metropolis Studios, London. The recordings were completed over five different sessions, produced by Gary Langan and Geoff Downes. Features musical appearances from Bryan Adams, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Keith Emerson, Bruce Dickinson, Brian May, Roger Taylor, David Gilmore, Tony Iommi, Paul Rodgers, Chris Squire, Alex Lifeson, Geoff Beaucchamp and others.
Ian Anderson Paice (born 29 June 1948) is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the seminal rock band Deep Purple. As of Jon Lord's departure in 2002, he is the only founding member of the band still performing with the group and the only member to appear on every album the band has released.
30: Very Best of Deep Purple is a 1998 compilation album by English rock band Deep Purple, celebrating 30 years of the successful band. There are two CD versions of the album, a single CD and a double CD. The vinyl version was a double LP printed on purple vinyl, and the tracklisting was identical to the single CD version. The single CD version concentrates on the greatest hits of Deep Purple through the years, and contains mostly edited single versions of the songs, for example "Child in Time" which was over ten minutes long in its original form on the album Deep Purple in Rock. The album was certified Silver on 2 December 2005 by the BPI, selling 60,000 copies in the UK. It peaked on the Australian charts at number 41.
Recorded on April 3, 1975, Live in Graz features a lineup that includes guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, lead singer David Coverdale, bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes, keyboard player Jon Lord, and drummer Ian Paice performing a blistering set at the Liebenauer ice rink in the mountainous Austrian city of Graz. The third to last show to feature Blackmore before he left the band to form Rainbow…