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Deep Purple Fined For Playing Their Own Songs

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Deep Purple were issued a fine in Russia last week for "illegally" playing their own songs at their show in Rostov-On-Don last October. This is because the band had failed to get a license from the NGO, which looks after the rights of foreign performers in Russia.

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1. godlike writes:

Now that is just fvcked up.!

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 9:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Southern_Bastard writes:

hahaha. Typical Russia. and Typical Deep Purple. it's crazy

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 11:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. cppchriscpp writes:

........ what

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 2:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. spiral_architect writes:

that is f***ed up, but it should make everyone here in america appreciate the extent of freedom we have here to say what we wish.

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 2:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Rychemn writes:

True that spiral architect, I couldn't have said it better myself...............Far as I'm concerned, stay the f##k out of Russia!!!!!

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 2:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Diamond Oz writes:

And I thought England was f***ed up.

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 2:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Terminator writes:

Reminds me of when John Fogerty was sued for plagerizing himself.

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 3:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. wilco writes:

hahahah
its like holland when you dont use a union you are not allowed to set up your gear or play that night

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 6:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Acid/Rain writes:

Welcome to Russia

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 7:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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