Come Taste The Band feat. Doogie White
Territory: Scandinavia and UK
Come Taste the Band (CTTB) is a norwegian classic hardrock band, founded in 1997 by guitarist Jo Henning Kaasin and singer Vidar Heldal. The early line-up, included bassplayer Ståle Naas, Eldar Melkvik on keyboards and Frode Flatland on drums. In the early years,
CTTB was a Deep Purple tribute band and released two CD`s with Deep Purple songs; «A Tribute To Deep Purple» in 1999 and «Live» in 2006. From 1997 to 2007, CTTB played hundreds of concerts in Scandinavia.
In 2007, CTTB was asked by the norwegian festival, Kartfestivalen, to play a concert with former Deep Purple singer/bassplayer, Glenn Hughes. This show resulted in a partnership that lasted until 2010, when Hughes founded Black Country Communion with Joe Bonamassa.
Glenn Hughes & CTTB did four tours together, playing Deep Purple Mk III and IV classics.