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Deep Purple Announce Two New Live Albums

Deep Purple have announced two new live albums, both of which will be released August 28.

From the Setting Sun... (in Wacken), was recorded at the Wacken Open Air festival in 2013. ...To the Rising Sun (in Tokyo) was recorded at the Nippon Budokan, Tokyo in April 2014.

The albums are being released on 2CD+DVD, DVD, Blu-ray (Tokyo performance), Blu-ray 3D (Wacken performance) and 3LP Gatefold via earMUSIC.

Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.