WHITESNAKE's new touring lineup — David Coverdale (vocals), Joel Hoekstra (guitar), Reb Beach (guitar), Michael Devin (bass), Tommy Aldridge (drums) and Michele Luppi (keyboards) — made its live debut this past Thursday, May 28 at Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, Washington.
The band's setlist was as follows:
01. Burn (DEEP PURPLE cover)
02. Lay Down, Stay Down (DEEP PURPLE cover)
03. Love Ain't No Stranger
04. The Gypsy (DEEP PURPLE cover)
05. Give Me All Your Love
06. You Keep On Moving (DEEP PURPLE cover)
08. Guitar Solo
09. Mistreated (DEEP PURPLE cover)
10. Soldier Of Fortune (DEEP PURPLE cover)
11. You Fool No One (DEEP PURPLE cover)
12. Drum Solo
13. Is This Love?
14. Lady Double Dealer (DEEP PURPLE cover)
15. Stormbringer (DEEP PURPLE cover)
16. Here I Go Again
17. Still of the Night
Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below.
WHITESNAKE's "The Purple Album", which revisits singer David Coverdale's time as the frontman for DEEP PURPLE's "Burn", "Stormbringer" and "Come Taste The Band" studio albums, sold around 6,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 84 on The Billboard 200 chart (which includes stream activity).
Other "The Purple Album" first-week chart positions:
#13 in Germany
#17: Czech Republic
#18: United Kingdom
#24: The Netherlands
WHITESNAKE is planning to release a limited-edition box set of "The Purple Album" on June 30. The box set includes the deluxe edition of the CD alongside a 180-gram, 2-LP vinyl version, a poster and sticker as well as a limited-edition lithograph and can be ordered here. The 180-gram vinyl, also available as a stand-alone piece and can be ordered here.
WHITESNAKE has released four different videos (a combination of traditional music videos and static YouTube clips) for songs from "The Purple Album". Added together, these videos total have received over a million plays and counting, showing that fans new and old still love this iconic material, band and vocalist.
WHITESNAKE was formed in England in 1978 by Coverdale. The band has released multi-platinum selling albums throughout the years and is known for such hits as "Slide It In", "Here I Go Again", "Still Of The Night" and "Is This Love".