Last month saw the 40th Anniversary pass of one of the most
influential rock albums ever recorded. Deep Purple's 'Machine Head'
was the bands 6th studio album and their most successful, topping
the charts in the UK, Germany, Australia and Canada. It was also
certified platinum and reached number 7 on the US Billboard
Machine Head has frequently
been cited as a main influence in the development of Heavy Metal.
Alongside Led Zeppelin's IV and Black Sabbath's Paranoid, it has
stood the test of time as one of the quintessential English hard
rock albums since it's birth 40 years ago.
This documentary, featuring Jon Lord, Ian Gillan, Ritchie
Blackmore, Ian Paice and Roger Glover gives an account of the
events surrounding the recording of 'Machine Head' in December 1971
and the Casino fire on the 4th December which resulted in the band
writing and recording 'Smoke On The Water'. Described as the
"mother of all riffs" it became one of the most famous and
instantly recognisable songs in history and it's simplicity made it
a dream for all beginner rock guitarists wanting to sound like
Omnibus Press has announced an October 15th release date for
'Inside The Machine', which is said to the world's...
Eagle Rock Entertainment have announced the release of a
new DVD/Blu-Ray telling the story of Pink Floyd's classic
Joe Satriani has announced his plans to team up with John
Petrucci (Dream Theater) and Steve Morse (Deep...
Bloodstock Open Air Confirm Machine Head as Saturday's Headliner
Bloodstock Open Air will return to Catton Hall...
Machine Head to Allow Fans to Pick Their Favourite Tracks for
BOA 2012 -
Bloodstock Open Air...
It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Jon
Lord, who suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism yesterday,...
Machine Head Leave Label Home -
Machine Head frontman, Rob Flynn has revealed in a recent
Jon Lord Tributes Flood in Following Death of Deep Purple
Following the death of Deep...
Deep Purple Tribute Album 'Re-Machined' to Feature Iron
Maiden, Metallica & More -
A number of hard...
Deep Purple have been confirmed to play at Germany's Wacken Open
Air Festival in 2013.
Though the world...
EMI has set an October 8 European
release date for
the 40th-anniversary edition of DEEP PURPLE's
classic 1972 album,
Jon Lord's 'Concerto For Group And Orchestra' Details
The late, great Jon Lord is to...
Iron Maiden are currently on the final leg of the North-American
tour portion of their 'Maiden England World Tour'....
Metallica, Iron Maiden,
Chickenfoot, Steve Vai, Chad Smith, Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa and
Black Label Society are just some...
A full-length behind-the-scenes look at the
forthcoming Deep Purple tribute album, Re-Machined:
A Tribute To Machine Head, has been posted online....
Musicians & Fans to Honour Jon Lord with Tribute Gig
on Aug.30 -
The life and legacy...
Machine Head to Release 'Machine Fucking Head Live!' in
California metal godfathers, Machine Head will...
Stream Deep Purple's 'Machine Head' Reissue for 24 Hours
Stream Deep Purple's 'Machine Head' Reissue for 24...
Roger Waters brings 'The Wall' to Wembley Stadium in
Pink Floyd's Roger Waters will
Roger Waters Auctions Guitar for TECHO-Chile
Anti-Poverty Charity -
Pink Floyd's Roger Waters has
donated a signed acoustic...
Deep Purpleto Release 'Live In Paris 1975'
- Deep Purple are to release a 2 disc/digital
reissue of their 1975 'Live In...
Deep Purple Confirm String of UK Dates
- Deep Purple will perform a string of UK dates in
support of their...
Deep Purple Release New Track 'All The Time in The
World' - Deep Purple have released a lyric video for...
Deep Purple Reveal New Album Cover and
Tracklisting - Deep Purple will released their much
anticipated 19th studio album, 'Now
What?!' next month...