Deep Purple (Band)

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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


From this profile you will find 180 photos, 2 quotes, 6 trivia items, 5 magazines, 70 lists, 367 albums, 1,053 songs, 126 film credits, 32 news stories, and key facts about Deep Purple!

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Deep Purple is a member of the following lists: Warner Bros. Records artists, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Parlophone artists, 1960s music groups, Blues rock musicians, Polydor Records artists, 1970s music groups, 1980s music groups, 1990s music groups and 2000s music groups.

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126 Credits »
2014 Generation Waldsterben -
1971 Der kopflose Falke -
2016 The Brontes at the BBC -
2015 Better Call Saul -
2015 Bloodline -
2015 Ash vs Evil Dead -
2015 Good Girls Revolt -
2014 Avis de mistral -
2014 Tommy -
2014 Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall -
2013 Die Quellen des Lebens -


1,053 Songs »
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 1997
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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70 Lists »
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