The fourth studio set for Ritchie Blackmore’s band featured new lead singer Graham Bonnet replacing Ronnie James Dio.
The designer created some of the most well-known album covers and pop imagery of the 1960s and 70s.
Few players have infused rock music with the potent mixture of classical and blues influences that Lord did.
The legend of 'Smoke On The Water' sometimes overshadows the song's unusual chart history.
The powerhouse rock outfit's new set was bolstered by the rock radio hit 'Stone Cold.'
After the 'Perfect Strangers' reunion, Deep Purple were back on album duty little more than two years later with 'The House Of Blue Light.'
The Mk I line-up's show at the famed venue was part of their new focus on the American market.
'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.
In November 1984, the Mk II Deep Purple line-up of Blackmore-Gillan-Glover-Lord-Paice reconvened in style for the album 'Perfect Strangers.'
The rock favorites hit the UK top ten with their version of the Russ Ballard song.
The band's seventh studio album was fueled by the big US rock radio hit ‘Street Of Dreams.'
Formed in Hertford in 1968 Deep Purple are often called pioneers of heavy metal and while there’s some truth in that, they would prefer to be viewed as a quality rock group.
The Long Goodbye tour kicked off in May 2017 in Europe and included a North American leg with Alice Cooper and Edgar Winter.
Watch the new split-screen footage of the Mk II line-up in their early pomp.
Legendary rocker Alice Cooper has announced an extensive second leg of his 'Paranormal' tour, with the dates stretching across the fall of 2018.