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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Deep Purple: "The 40th Anniversary Edition of Machine Head"; Out On October 8

Deep Purple and EMI announce that "The 40th Anniversary Edition of Machine Head" is to be released on October 8. This five discs special edition will be accompanied with fully illustrated 60 page hardback booklet, housed in a luxury box. Contents Include:

*CD1: "Machine Head" Original Album 2012 Remaster
*CD2: 1997 Remix By DP's Bassist Roger Glover
*CD3: Original Album Quad Sq Stereo (2012 Remaster)
*CD4: "In Concert '72" - 2012 Mix (Recorded Live At Paris Theatre, London 9th March 1972)
*DVD: 2012 High Resolution Remaster & Surround Mix
Booklet features:

*Detailed essays from original bassist Roger Glover and Mojo magazine editor Phil Alexander 

*Quotations from Deep Purple fans Mikael Akerfelt, Luke Morley, Sebastian Vettel, Eddie Jordan, Brian Tatler, Janick Gers andPeter Hook.

*An interview with famed photographer Didi Zill, whose photos of the legendary recording sessions in Switzerland illustrate the booklet.

Watch the full Classic Albums feature on "Machine Head" here.

This brief documentary piece below features Jon Lord, Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice and Roger Glover gives an overall summary of the events surrounding the recording of "Machine Head" in December 1971 following the Casino fire of 4th December. Enjoy!

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