Album: "Machine Head" is the sixth studio album released by 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 influential in the development of the heavy metal music genre. It is Deep Purple's most successful recording, topping the charts in several countries following its release. The album reached #1 in the UK, where it stayed for 20 weeks in the top-40. It also reached #7 in the US, remaining on the Billboard 200 for 118 weeks.
Hard Rock, Classic Rock
Purple Francis-Day 3C 064-93261
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
1972 Made in Italy
The inner pages of this album gatefold cover contains collage of black and white portrait photos of the Deep Purple band-members.
Deep Purple - Producer
Martin Birch - Sound Engineer
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.
Jeremy "Bear" Gee - Assistent Sound Engineer
Recorded in Montreux Switzerland using the Rollng Stones Monile Unit
J. Coletta - Album Cover Design
Roger Glover - Album Cover Design
Shepard Sherbell - Photography
Ian Gillan - vocals, harmonica
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" .
Ritchie Blackmore - lead guitar
Roger Glover - bass guitar
Jon Lord - piano, organ, keyboards
Ian Paice - drums
A collage of small photos of the Deep Purple band-members, and production information on the inner page of the gatefold cover
A collage of small photos of the Deep Purple band-members, track-listing and production information on the inner page of the gatefold cover
Record Label Details: Purple Coloured label with "Francis Day" 3C 064 - 93 261, Made in Italy