Legendary British hard rock band Deep Purple will present its fresh new 19th album at the 2013 edition of Bulgaria’s traditional Kavarna Rock Fest.

Purple will headline the second night of the festival, which will be held June 1-2, 2013, revealed organizers from Kavarna municipality Thursday.

The band had announced that they will release their 19th, yet unnamed album April 26, 2013, for which they have launched the deeppurple2013.com website.

The album is to be produced by famed producer Bob Ezrin and will contain 13 tracks and will be Purple’s first studio release since 2005′s “Rapture of the Deep”.

Kavarna Rock Fest organizers have said they will reveal the rest of the lineup for the festival at later dates.

Tickets for the event, held in the town of Kavarna on Bulgaria’s northern Black Sea coast, are already on sale.


Deep Purple on stage during a concert in the Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam,  04 December 2012,
Photo Michel Utrecht