2012 marks the 40th anniversary of Deep Purple’s 1972 career-defining release ‘Machine Head’. In addition to the band releasing a multi-disc, super-audio deluxe box set of the original album, various other noted rock stars have combined their talents on an upcoming tribute record.
‘Re-Machined’ features each of the songs from ‘Machine Head’ performed by members of Metallica, Iron Maiden, Def Leppard and more. A twenty five minute “behind the scenes” look at the album has been posted on YouTube and can now be viewed below.
“Re-Machined: A Tribute To Machine Head” track listing:
01. Smoke On The Water – CARLOS SANTANA
02. Highway Star – CHICKENFOOT
03. Maybe I’m A Leo – GLENN HUGHES, CHAD SMITH, LUIS MALDONADO
04. Pictures Of Home – BLACK LABEL SOCIETY
05. Never Before – KINGS OF CHAOS (Joe Elliott, Steve Stevens, Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum, Arlan Schierbaum)
06. Smoke On The Water – THE FLAMING LIPS
07. Lazy – JIMMY BARNES, JOE BONAMASSA
08. Space Truckin’ – IRON MAIDEN
09. When A Blind Man Cries – METALLICA
A Classic Rock “fan-pack” edition will also include an exclusive bonus track:
Highway Star – GLENN HUGHES, STEVE VAI, CHAD SMITH, LACHLAN DOLEY
Founding member of Deep Purple Jon Lord lost his battle with cancer in June 2012. A few clips from his life in music can be enjoyed here.