WHO: Deep Purple WHERE: London O2 Arena WHEN: Wednesday, November 30
They toured with Queen and Black Sabbath, were hotly tipped by many in the mid-70s to become big news, and even had a management connection with Peter Grant. But Liverpudlians Nutz were destined to be consigned to features such as this, eventually failing to make the grade in the unforgiving yet all too forgetful world of contemporary music. Malcolm Dome looks back at what might have been. Check out all…
Deep Purple were the surprise eleventh hour saviours of two European festivals when they agreed to replace Oasis in the wake of the Gallagher brothers’ well-publicised fracas. Read our previous report about Purple’s surprise shows here.