The Mad Hatter Presents Deep Purple’s Machine Head
The Mad Hatters Inc. proudly presents DEEP PURPLE: MACHINE HEAD and Beyond.
Black Friday 13th April 2018!
In a homage to the band that first whet their teenage appetites for raucous, virtuoso ROCK Newcastle Deep Purple aficionados, Jarrad Daunt, Justin Ngariki, Rob Banks, Dave Tavender and Steve Mac McLennan will play DEEP PURPLE: MACHINE HEAD in its entirety – Highway Star Maybe Im A Leo Pictures Of Home Never Before Smoke On The Water Lazy Space Truckin’ as well as classic selections from “In Rock”, “Fireball”, “Made In Japan” and “Who Do We Think We Are”.
In early December 1971, the definitive Deep Purple line-up of Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Roger Glover and Ian Paice) decamped to Montreux, Switzerland to attempt to commit their ferocious live sound to tape. While the band attended a Frank Zappa and The Mothers concert at The Montreux Casino inside “some stupid with a flare gun burnt the place to the ground”. Undeterred the band relocated to The Grand Hotel on the outskirts of town, and from there they could see smoke from the fire drifting across the icy waters of Lake Geneva. And the rest is history…