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2007-08-23 12:13:30

DEEP PURPLE's broad base of fans worldwide can now access a totally new official web site for the legendary hard rock band to get the latest news, detailed information on the band, the best VIP concert ticket packages and exclusive new merchandise at www.deeppurple.org. The dynamic new site that launched today was crafted by their newly appointed webmaster Paid Inc. (OTCBB:PAYD) celebrity services. "The band wanted a site where their fans could find everything they're looking for all...

2006-08-21 13:44:28

NEW YORK (Reuters) - British singer and songwriter Ian Gillan, the frontman of the rock band Deep Purple, is trying his hand at a new form of writing -- a novel. Gillan, 61, said he had already lined up a publisher for his novel, which is a political thriller titled "Wessex." "This is my one and only novel. This really is a labor of love. It's the only idea I have ever had for a book which has inspired me to write it," Gillan told Reuters in an interview on Monday while on a solo...

2006-04-27 09:47:58

GENEVA (Reuters) - Deep Purple, whose 1970s hit "Smoke on the Water" describes a concert fire raging in Montreux, is returning to the Swiss lakeside resort to close the 40th annual jazz festival, organizers announced on Thursday. Some 100 groups are performing at the June 30-July 15 event, whose line-up includes Santana, Sting, Black Eyed Peas, Diana Krall and BB King on his last European tour. The two-week festival, which draws about 250,000 people each summer to the shores of Lake...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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