Originally Posted by Pywacket
As a huge Ian Paice fan since the release of In Rock I finally had the immense pleasure of playing the Swedish rock festival in 99 on the Purple bill and, for the first time, seeing him play live from 10 feet away. I felt like a sixteen year old fan again and even got a pair of autographed sticks from him. I'm not easily impressed but that was 90 minutes I'll never forget.
Great:) i too had this pleasue recently. My band Roadstar Opened for Deep Purple last summer at the UKs Monsters of Rock festival..
i was lucky enough to hang out with Ian Paice for a while, hes one of the greats and also happens to be a very friendly guy:)