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Audio Fidelity box set

Audio Fidelity will be re-releasing the four remastered Mark II studio albums as a box set this December. These are not the anniversary remasters, but the ones done by Steve Hoffman exclusively for the label. They contain no bonus tracks, just the same material as the original albums. The target audience are audiophiles not satisfied […]

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Paris 1975

Paris 1975 show has been re-released by the old management company Deep Purple (Overseas) as the first part of their Live Series. The tapes have been newly remixed and remastered. Double CD set includes new artwork, a 12 page booklet and a bonus digital download of the Sunbury ’75 Music Festival programme. It is available […]

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Machine Head 40th let-down

You’re looking at two Machine Head anniversary vinyl reissues; the 1997 25th anniversary edition and the brand new 40th reissue. The 40th anniversary release has been promoted as the reissue attraction to top them all. Well, OK, perhaps there wasn’t really that much new music around to tempt us with, so the boat was pushed […]

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Machine Head and In Concert’72 on vinyl

In addition to the Machine Head 40th anniversary box set, EMI will be releasing on October 8 two more anniversary editions, both on vinyl: a remastered Machine Head and remixed In Concert’72. Here’s the rundown.

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Machine Head 40th anniversary box set

Deep Purple (Overseas) and EMI have announced a 40th anniversary box set edition of the Machine Head, to be released on October 8, 2012 (in Europe, presumably). This five discs special edition will be accompanied with illustrated 60 page hardback booklet. Contents of the box set include: CD1: original album 2012 remaster CD2: 1997 remix […]

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The Definitive Teaser

429 Records is preparing a Tommy Bolin box set The Definitive Teaser — a three-CD collection featuring a remastered version of his classic album along with two CDs of outtakes and alternates. The project is produced by Greg Hampton and Johnnie Bolin. Along with the three-CD Teaser box set, 429 Records will release a five-CD […]

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JCSS remaster

The ‘original studio cast’ album of Jesus Christ Superstar (yes, the one with Gillan) is about to be released in remastered form in the UK on Decca Broadway label. Release date has been set for July 16. It is a straight copy of the original album, no bonus material.

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Born Again again

Born Again will be re-released in the UK via Universal/Sanctuary as a 2CD Deluxe Edition on May 30. Track listing: Disc 1: Trashed Stonehenge Disturbing the Priest The Dark Zero the Hero Digital Bitch Born Again Hot Line Keep it Warm Disc 2: The Fallen (previously unreleased album session outtake) Stonehenge (extended version) Hot Line […]

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Rainbow Rising remaster

Universal Music will release a “deluxe” edition of Rainbow Rising on February 28 in the UK and on March 8 in North America. The new edition will come on 2 discs. The first one will contain two different mixes of the album, known as the “New York mix” and “Los Angeles mix”. The second disc […]

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Down to Earth remaster

Rainbow’s Down to Earth album remaster will be released (presumably in the UK) at the end of January (on the 24th if you believe Classic Rock or on the 31st if you believe Amazon). The track list, however, seems to be finalized and will span 2CDs as follows. CD1: All Night Long Eyes Of The […]

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