Deep Purple

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Deep Purple
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Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, together with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, have been referred to as the "unholy trinity of British hard rock and heavy metal in the early to mid-seventies". They were listed in the 1975 Guinness Book of World Records as "the globe's loudest band" for a 1972 concert at London's Rainbow Theatre, and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide. Wikipedia

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2014 Made in Japan - The Rise of Deep Purple Mk II -
2014 Generation Waldsterben -
1971 Der kopflose Falke -
2015 Better Call Saul -
2015 Bloodline -
2014 Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall -
2013 Serial Zavod -
2012 Dark Shadows -
2012 Bank Roll -
2012 One Hit Wonderland -
2011 Machine Gun Preacher -

Songs

1,029 Songs »
RankTitleYear*
1 Smoke on The Water
2 Highway Star 1989
3 Child in Time 1970
4 Hush 1993
5 Black Night 1997
6 Burn 1974
7 Space Truckin' 1972
8 Perfect Strangers 1999
9 Fireball 1997
10 Speed King 1970
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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"To be a drummer you also have to be a musician."

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