PROFILE DEEP PURPLE
August 22, 2009 1 Comment
Deep Purple, led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and keyboard player Jon Lord uses classical elements in their rock music. After Deep Purple in Rock was released, they are seen as a pioneer progressive hard rock. And the peak with the album Machine Head, they rock hard menaklukan world and challenging the supremacy of Led Zeppelin.
Deep Purple was formed 1968 by the guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord on organ, vocal on the Rod Evans, Nick Simper on bass and Ian Paice on drums. Band achieve success with a record of “Hush” from Joe South, who appear in the debut album Shades of Deep Purple. Bands get the opportunity to support in Cream Goodbye Tour, but immediately dismissed as an extraordinary gain that threatens the main band. Year 1969, released two successful albums namely The Book of Taliesyn and Deep Purple, that there are some tracks that accompanied Symphony orchestra.
After three albums and toured intensively in the USA, Ian Gillan replaces Rod Evans and Roger Glover replaces Nick Simper. Membentukan formation of this turn of Deep Purple’s most beresensi. Once formed, formation of a new live album is a monumental Concerto for Group and Orchestra, three-part composition written and Jon Lord played with London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall. Together with Five Bridges of The Nice, Concerto classified early collaboration between the rock band with orchestra.
After the orchestra album, Deep Purple album to create effect, Deep Purple in Rock, which is considered as progressive hard rock music. Then they release Fireball and Machine Head, the album carries the famous to the top of their fame. Several months later, recording two shows their concert in Osaka released with the title of Made in Japan, a double live album that is one of the best live albums throughout the period. Formation is also the classic Who Do We Think We Are, an album that shows the hit “Woman from Tokyo”.
With extraordinary fame achieved, the skewer between personnel also occur. Ian Gillan and Roger Glover of Deep Purple separated and their positions changed new vocalist David Coverdale and bassist / vocalist Glenn Hughes from Archery. Formation bear this hard rock blues album Burn, one of Deep Purple album tersukses. Hughes and Coverdale added elements of R & B / soul music into the band feels that in the next album, Stormbringer. Ritchie Blackmore does not sound like this and leave Deep Purple to Rainbow membentukkan.
With the pullout Ritchie Blackmore, Deep Purple is a big job and then charged Tommy Bolin, American guitarist who has joined the Zephyr, James Gang and Billy Cobham. Merging Bolin appears ideal, but the publication in 1975 album, Come Taste the Band, has failed. This album is not favored peggemar old and not able to attract new fans, as the sound a little far from the sound original Deep Purple. Bolin was not able to fill the position so that Ritchie Blackmore get derision from some in the audience the game does not show stable. Addictions himself up heroin also memperparah circumstances, and after a tour traumatis Come Taste the Band, the band disbanded. Not long after that, Tommy Bolin died due to heroin in overdosis travel tour supporting Jeff Beck.
Furthermore, some members of Deep Purple is quite successful career in the private band through each other between the Rainbow, Whitesnake and Gillan. Meanwhile, there are often efforts to promoter re membentukkan Deep Purple, especially with the return of hard rock market in the decade of 1980s.
Deep Purple officially formed back in April 1984. Statement re the establishment of dilontarkan The BBC Friday Rock Show, that the formation of the classic early 70an consisting of Blackmore, Gillan, Glover, Lord and Paice has been re-formed and began recording new material. The band signed with Polydor in Europe and Mercury in the United States. October 1984, Perfect Stranger was released and supported New Zealand’s tour to Europe. Running a successful tour and during the return to England, they play one night at Knebworth with the support of Scorpions in front of 80,000 audience.
1987, this re-formation to make the album The House of Blue Light and the tour even though sales declined slightly. Some of the show recorded for the live album Nobody’s Perfect 1988. And in the same in the UK, they release a new version of “Hush” to celebrate 20 years terbentuknya Deep Purple. In 1989, Ian Gillan the ax due to the longer-akuran with Ritchie Blackmore and the position was replaced former Rainbow vocalist Joe Lynn Turner. Formation produces the album Slaves and Masters, and a tour.
However, after the tour, Turner’s band ax interconnect Jon Lord, Ian Paice and Roger Glover Ian Gillan want back. Blackmore and yield formation of this classic was back and make The Battle Rages On in 1993. During the European tour autumn 1993 a success, tensions between Gillan and Blackmore appear again and this time Blackmore who hengkang. Band invites Joe Satriani show to meet in December in Japan. Satriani to join a tour of Europe in 1994 and finished when invited to live in Deep Purple, he refused because it wanted to continue his career solo. Band and then get Steve Morse, Dixie Dregs guitarist, to become a permanent replacement Blackmore.
Formation enjoyed success during this decade 1990an and the album that the critics greeted warmly Purpendicular (1996) and Abandon (1998). In 1999, Jon Lord, with the help of a fan, re-create the Concerto for Group and Orchestra, and held back at the Royal Albert Hall in September 1999 with The London Symphony Orchestra. Concert includes works from the solo careers of each member as well as Deep Purple and recorded in the album In Concert with the London Symphony Orchestra in 2000. Next few years, the band spent time traveling in a tour that there is no letup until 2002, when founder member Jon Lord (Jon Lord and Ian Paice are the two members live in every incarnation of Deep Purple) declare secession from Deep Purple to the orchestra’s personal project. Veteran keyboard player Don Airey, former Rainbow and Whitesnake, who had helped Deep Purple injured during the Lord in 2001, invited to join. The next year, Deep Purple’s first studio album release in the last five years, bananas, and arrange a tour. October 2005, 37 years after the establishment of Deep Purple, they release an album of progressive and experimental, rapture of the Deep, which is considered as the most powerful album since Purpendicular. The launch of the album followed by tour of the world.
Although often associated with heavy metal, Deep Purple did not feel as heavy metal band. However, many heavy metal band Deep Purple affected states. Deep Purple often change the formation and change the style of play, but the skill position players with the game still be reliable. Some incarnations Deep Purple aspects give classical to jazz and rock music with their style of using songs as a means to extend the instrumental solo.
Until this day, Deep Purple continued with steady work in the studio and toured around the world as one of the most enduring bands in the long history of rock.
1968 Shades of Deep Purple
1968 The Book of Taliesyn
1969 Deep Purple
1970 Deep Purple in Rock
1972 Machine Head
1973 Who Do We Think We Are
1975 Come Taste the Band
1984 Perfect strangers
1987 The House of Blue Light
1990 Slaves & Masters
1993 The Battle Rages On
2005 rapture of the Deep