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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (1968 – 1976, 1984 – present)

Deep Purple is an English band that formed in Hertfordshire in 1968. Together with groups such as Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin, they’re considered as pioneers. Especially influential to later metal bands were Ian Gillan’s powerful screams and Ritchie Blackmore’s virtuoso solos. Deep Purple were also very influential to music as well, with their style evolving over the years and incorporating a variety of genres from to to and more.

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Deep Purple’s early output ranged from (such as their of Joe South’s “Hush”, which became an iconic radio hit that climbed to #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart) to strongly classically influenced pieces (such as “April”, a fan-loved gem from their third album). Their first few albums contained very long solos, such as those on the band’s of “Hey Joe” and “I’m So Glad”. The appeal of the more heavy, arena-friendly tracks from the group brought them considerable success in the U.S., setting them apart from many English contemporaries, particularly in their 1968 debut album ‘Shades of Deep Purple’.

After their third album, founding member and guitarist Ritchie Blackmore in particular felt the band should move in a harder direction. He additionally felt that then singer Rod Evans and bassist Nicky Simper were incapable of working in that direction.

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  • alainchaumont

    speed king

    yesterday evening Reply
  • wert100500

    Classic!

    22 Sep 1:52pm Reply
  • ovuervoqavtalmo

    I am Brazilian and i accept any friend request. I'm open to new artists and of various rhythms from all corners of the world. I always want to know more. Anyone with information is only pass that I accept and hear, and if you want, I also have a lot of good Brazilian music to display. Let's listen to music!

    17 Sep 7:01pm Reply
  • majidtarokh

    Soldier Of Fortune<3

    14 Sep 12:45am Reply
  • Eisenheim68

    VIenen a Mexico!!!

    10 Sep 5:07pm Reply
  • Elaneandrade

    <3

    4 Sep 6:01pm Reply
  • tyrant666

    amazing band

    2 Sep 11:09am Reply
  • serge_zharikoff

    Гиллана с хэппибезником! Дичайше радует творчество DP начала 70-х. "Fireball" - любимый альбом.

    19 Aug 9:30am Reply
  • MaxxNemo

    одна из любимых и обожаемых мною групп. я бы сказал что так называемый "золотой состав" группы DP Mark II это идеальная для меня рок группа.

    10 Aug 10:01pm Reply
  • PP667

    jak tego słucham przypominają mi się młode lata:)

    5 Aug 8:13pm Reply
  • LoopZoop

    this band is awesome

    3 Aug 4:36pm Reply
  • steffansdrums

    I feel sorry for those who can't see how awesome this band is.

    22 Jul 11:59am Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    Назвать группу эпохальной язык не поворачивается. (2) после 1984 года очень быстро скатились в говно, а все потому, что как музыканты - виртуозы, а как композиторы - говно.

    22 Jul 2:15am Reply
  • drochlen

    Ну хуй знает, они как-то не очень. Сначала, конечно, были молодцы, но потом что-то всё плохо стало, совсем. Назвать группу эпохальной язык не поворачивается.

    12 Jul 8:00pm Reply
  • RippedtoShreds

    Forever my favourite 70's band. They were the heaviest of their time! Oh, wait, together with Black Sabbath, of course, because Sabbath was heavy as hell.

    8 Jul 11:45am Reply
  • Dawid_1995

    https://www.facebook.com/NajlepszeRiffy Zapraszam do polubienia. :)

    30 Jun 9:12am Reply
  • OG-Gurda

    good !

    28 Jun 3:30pm Reply
  • Denis-Vojd

    Music for all times

    21 Jun 4:33pm Reply
  • CleisonFerreira

    UP EPIC PHOTO::: http://www.lastfm.com.br/music/Deep+Purple/+images/98424953

    21 Jun 3:43pm Reply
  • MusicMagic77

    >> Made In Japan Vinyl Box Set details

    12 Jun 7:03pm Reply
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