About Deep Purple
Deep Purple is an English rock band formed in April 1968. With their style, characterized by the sound of the Hammond organ, striking guitar riffs, improvisation, driving rhythm work and distinctive vocals, it is one of the first and most influential representatives of hard rock.
Their music is marked by psychedelic, progressive and blues rock influences. The band established itself as a pioneer for many rock bands. One of their most famous songs is Smoke on the Water. In 1973, the group could claim the most record sales in the world. The band temporarily disbanded in 1976 and subsequently formed bands such as Rainbow, Whitesnake and Gillan. In 1984, the band reunited. In 1984 the alubm Perfect Strangers was released. The history of the music group is characterized by constantly changing band members. Until today Deep Purple have a great influence in the rock scene and are one of the biggest and most successful British rock bands of all time, along with bands like Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath.