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Deep Purple is heading back to the UK to tour arenas in 2020 with Special Guests Blue Öyster Cult.

The tour starts at the Manchester Arena on 2 October 2020, and hits London's The O2 on 3 Oct, Glasgow's The SSE Hydro on 5 Oct, Leeds' First Direct Arena on 6 Oct and ending at Arena Birmingham on 8 Oct. Tickets on sale on Friday 6th December at 10am from www.aegpresents.co.uk

The announcement of the live shows coincides with the news that they have completed the recording of a brand new studio album to be released in 2020, with further details to follow.

Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Steve Morse and Don Airey, Mark VIII of the band, continue to travel the scope of hard rock — the textures and nuances of recent works are anything but thudding retreads. If you set a random play setting for the band’s entire catalogue, the result is one of the finest musical outputs to grace rock music.

They are joined by, Blue Öyster Cult has been thrilling fans of intelligent hard rock worldwide with powerful albums loaded with classic songs for over four decades. Indeed, the Long Island, NY-­based band is revered within the hard rock and heavy metal scene for its pioneering work. Blue Öyster Cult occupies a unique place in rock history because it's one of very few hard rock/heavy metal bands to earn both genuine mainstream critical acclaim as well as commercial success.

The band is often cited as a major influence by other acts such as Metallica, and BÖC was listed in VH1's countdown of the greatest hard rock bands of all time.

The intense creative vision of BÖC's original core duo of vocalist/lead guitarist Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser, and vocalist/rhythm guitarist Eric Bloom are complemented by Richie Castellano on guitar and keyboards, and the longtime rhythm section of bass guitarist Danny Miranda, and drummer Jules Radino.

The latter-year Deep Purple has moved progressively into new areas, piquing fans’ interest who were not born when the mighty Purple machine ruled the music world’s money trees. Their holy grail of In Rock (1970) Machine Head (1972) and Made In Japan  (1973) catapulted Deep Purple to the top in concert grosses and album sales around the world, with track Smoke On The Water ascending to mega-status.

Having amassed so many songs that get coined under the “classic” moniker, setlists have been a never-ending debate among diehards and newer fans especially with the albums NOW WHAT ?! and their last studio album inFinite. Both Number one Gold Status and top ten albums across the globe.

The last chapter of a career strong of over 120,000 million albums sold and the band have sold well over a million concert tickets since inFinite was released alone and the last Long Goodbye Tour.

Last updated: December, 2019