DEEP PURPLE: 'Machine Head' 40th-Anniversary Box Set Due In October

EMI has set an October 8 European release date for the 40th-anniversary edition of DEEP PURPLE's classic 1972 album, "Machine Head". This five-disc special edition will be accompanied with a fully illustrated 60-page hardback booklet, housed in a luxury box.

Contents include:

* CD1: "Machine Head" original album 2012 remaster
* CD2: 1997 remix by DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover
* CD3: Original album Quad SQ stereo (2012 remaster)
* CD4: "In Concert '72" - 2012 Mix (recorded live at Paris Theatre, London on March 9, 1972)
* DVD: 2012 high-resolution remaster and surround mix

Booklet features:

* Detailed essays from original bassist Roger Glover and Mojo magazine editor Phil Alexander.
* Quotations from DEEP PURPLE fans Mikael Ã…kerfeldt, Luke Morley, Sebastian Vettel, Eddie Jordan, Brian Tatler, Janick Gers and Peter Hook.
* An interview with famed photographer Didi Zill, whose photos of the legendary recording sessions in Switzerland illustrate the booklet.

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