DEEP PURPLE - In Rock (1978, Netherlands) 12" Vinyl LP Album

"In Rock" is the fourth album by English rock band Deep Purple, released in June 1970. It was their fourth studio album and the first with the classic Mk II lineup. Rod Evans (vocals) and Nick Simper (bass) had been fired in June 1969 and were replaced by Ian Gillan and Roger Glover

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Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.


NEAR MINT or NM, M- : this record appears virtually flawless A very minor scuff and very little else can appear on the vinyl. It should play without any noise over the flaw. The flaw is very hard to see.


MINT (M): Perfect! This album cover looks PERFECT. No stickers address labels, writing on the covers or labels. No tears or seam splits. No wear to the cover or record period! Age of the record has nothing to do with it.


Product Information and Collector Notes

This 12" LP black vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains photos, artwork, album production details and lyrics of all the songs.

Album Front Cover:

How can the album cover be distinguished from other versions of this album

  • Near the center top are the band-name "Deep Purple" and the album title "In Rock"
  • In the bottom right corner there are the "EMI" company logo and the "Harvest" company logo.
Album Back Cover

How does the album back cover be different from other versions

  • In the top left corner of the album back cover there is the catalognr "5C 062-91442" and belows this there is "(1E 062 o 91442)
  • There is NO barcode on the back cover
Record Label

Record label information:

  • The record labels are yellow and green with black print.
  • There is NO Label Code on the labels.
  • The Rights Society "STEMRA" is printed near the center bottom.
  • The catalognr "5C 062-91442" is printed on the left-hand side near 9 o'clock, with (SHVL 777 A) right below it.
  • The rim-texr runs from 10 o'clock to 2 o'clock and 8 o'clock to 5 o'clock, both texts are printed in the English text.

Production & Recording Information

The album: "DEEP PURPLE - In Rock (1978, Netherlands)" was produced by: Deep Purple for Edwards Coletta Productions

This album was recorded at: IBC Studios by Andy Knight, De Lane Lea Studio by Martin Birch, Abbey Road by Philip McDonald

  Martin Birch - a British Producer, Sound and Mixing Engineer. In the late 1960s until the end of the 1970s he has worked with British music bands like: "Fleetwood Mac", Rainbow , " Deep Purple " (11 Albums), "Wishbone Ash", Whitesnake , "Jon Lord", " Black Sabbath ". In the 1980s (until 1992) he was dedicated working with "Iron Maiden" (9 Albums) . Martin Birch has used many different nicknames.

Album cover design: Edwards Coletta Productions

Art Studios: Nesbit Phipps & Froome

Album cover photography: Mike Brown, Alan Hall

Music Genre:

Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

Label & Catalognr

Harvest – 5C 062-91442, Harvest – 1E 062 º 91442

Media Format

Gatefold Cover
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 280 gram  

Year & Country

1978 Made in Netherlands


  • Ritchie Blackmore
  • Ian Gillan

      Ian Gillan is a British singer from London and best known as Lead Singer of the British Hard Rock Band / Heavy Metal band "Deep Purple" , during 1983 and 1984 he was also lead singer in "Black Sabbath" .

  • Roger Glover
  • Jon Lord
  • Ian Paice

Tracklisting Side A:

  1. Speed King
  2. Bloodsucker
  3. Child in TIme

Tracklisting Side B:

  1. Flight of the Rat
  2. Into the Fire
  3. Living Wreck
  4. Har Lovin' Man

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