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Machine Head

Machine Head
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"Machine Head" by Deep Purple

10 years, 7 months ago at Feb 19 13:52
I got introduced to this one rather late, given who I was listening to 10 years before. It was in the mid 90’s and it was courtesy of the guy sitting next to me at work. He usually listened to country and folk. But one day he brought in this and Black Sabbath’s “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath”. Never took to Ozzy’s old band, but I enjoyed “Machine Head” enough that I went and got my own copy... read more

The album of albums!

7 years, 8 months ago at Jan 18 2:13
Machine Head Is The 6th Album By Deep Purple And Was Released In 1971!

For All Deep Purple Fans (Like Me), This Album Is A Shrine! Even Though We Had Several Memorable Albums In 1971, I Consider This Album To Be One Of The Most Defining Albums Of The 70's And Rock As Whole!

When My Friend Gave Me This Album From His Gigantic Music Collection, I Just Ignored It Becaus... read more


6 years, 9 months ago at Dec 2 13:32
ディープ・パープルの傑作の一つである。第2期の一番充実した時期に制作された作品と言える。前作ファイアーボールがツアーで忙しく時間のない中急ぎ足で制作されたため、もっとじっくりと腰を据えて取り組もうということでまとまった時間を確保した。当初録音に使用する予定だったカジ... read more
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Description: Machine Head is the sixth studio album released by the English rock band Deep Purple. It was recorded through December 1971 in Montreux, Switzerland, and released in March 1972. Machine Head is often cited as a major influence in the early development of the heavy metal music genre. Commercially, it is Deep Purple's most successful album, topping the charts in several countries following its release. The album reached number 1 in the United Kingdom and stayed in the top 40 for 20 weeks. It reached number 7 in the United States, remaining on the Billboard 200 for 118 weeks. ... (more)
Manufacturer: Warner Bros / Wea
Release date: 25 March 1972
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0075992732420 UPC: 075992732420
Tags: 1972 (6), Hard Rock (6), Rock (5), Heavy Metal (5), United Kingdom (2), British (2), British Hard Rock (2), UK (2), England (2), Classic (2), Proto-prog (1), Metal (1), Deep Purple (1), Blues Rock (1), 1970s (1), Proto-prog Metal (1)
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