'Stormbringer' was the second Purple album to feature Mk II staples Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord and Ian Paice along with David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes.
Birch worked on highly successful albums in the catalogs of such notables as Deep Purple, Whitesnake, Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath.
Whitesnake is a British hard blues-rock band founded by David Coverdale of Deep Purple that found worldwide success with their heavy sound.
The band will release the 'Flesh & Blood' album on 10 May via Frontiers Music, and their 2019 world tour is now under way.
The song was a bonus track on their last studio release, 2015's 'The Purple Album.'
The eight albums cover the band's 1972-77 period and their Mk II, III and IV line-ups.
Vocalist David Coverdale has revealed that Whitesnake are working on a new studio album tentatively due for release early in 2018
From the Big 4 of thrash to legacy acts like Iron Maiden, Thin Lizzy and Judas Priest, which heavy metal bands belong in the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame?
Foo Fighters have responded to the recent rumours that they might be on the verge of splitting up by posting this “official band announcement” video.
'The Vinyl Collection' box set brings Deep Purple's game-changing studio albums together on 180g vinyl, giving them the lavish treatment they deserve.