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Historic Deep Purple Performance "Graz 1975" Announced for Release

Published 7 years ago on July 15, 2014

By Jonathan Graham

Deep Purple are set to release 'Graz 1975', a previously unavailable 70 minute live performance, on CD, vinyl and various digital formats in September.

On April 3, 1975 the Mk III line-up of Deep Purple – guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, frontman David Coverdale, bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes, keyboard player Jon Lord and drummer Ian Paice – performed at the Liebenauer ice rink, located on the outskirts of mountain-cradled Graz, Austria’s second largest city after Vienna.

Enthused by Deep Purple’s arrival in town, the local press dubbed the concert “das Rockereignis des Jahres [the rock event of the year]”. And it was – in more ways than one.

Previously unreleased in its entirety, Graz 1975 – will soon be available in North America on September 23th, 2014 on earMUSIC / Eagle Rock Entertainment.

'Graz 1975' 

1. Burn
2. Stormbringer
3. The Gypsy
4. Lady Double Dealer
5. Mistreated
6. Smoke On The Water
7. You Fool No One
8. Space Truckin’

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