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Deep Purple - The Complete Albums 1970 - 1976 Ten Disk Box Due In Rocktober

by Jon Bloggin' Rogo

Rhino Records will release a new Deep Purple box set celebrating the band's output in the 1970's, which produced some of their most celebrated lineups and records.

The new 10-CD box set titled, Deep Purple: The Complete Albums 1970 - 1976," will be released on Rocktober 8th. It appears that this is just a collection of the albums and they will not be remastered or include bonus tracks, but does include essential albums from one hard rock's most influential bands.

The collection spans the Mark II, III and IV incarnations of the band and includes the landmark records "Machine Head," "Burn," "Made in Japan" and others.

Deep Purple Mark II featured Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Ian Paice, and Roger Glover. Mark III featured Glenn Hughes, David Coverdale, Blackmore, Lord, Paice and Mark IV featured Lord, Paice, Hughes, Coverdale and Blackmore's replacement Tommy Bolin.

Release year and band lineup: 

'Deep Purple With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Concerto for Group and Orchestra' (1969 - M2)
'In Rock' (1970 - M2)
'Fireball' (1971 - M2)
'Machine Head' (1972 - M2)
'Made in Japan' (1972 - M2)
'Who Do We Think We Are?' (1973 - M2)
'Burn' (1974 - M3)
'Stormbringer' (1974 - M3)
'Come Taste the Band' (1975 - M4)
'Made in Europe' (1975 - M3)