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inFinite Gold edition

The record company has announced today that the Gold edition of the most recent Deep Purple album inFinite will be one of three new releases on November 3 this year:

The 2CD updated Gold edition of inFinite will include a second CD with 80 minutes from the Hellfest performance produced by Bob Ezrin.

Secondly, earMUSIC will release the From Here To inFinite documentary on blu-ray with two hours of additonal bonus material; a new video for The Surprising (see above); 3 previously unreleased live videos from Hellfest (Time For Bedlam, Birds Of Prey and Smoke On The Water); some behind the scenes footage; movie documentary outtakes; interviews and an audio commentary by the band members.

The third release is the Hellfest tapes on 3LP vinyl titled The inFinite Live Recordings, Pt. 1. The vinyl edition will include two tracks that didn’t fit the CD edition; Hell to Pay and Don Airey’s solo.

51 Comments to “inFinite Gold edition”:

  1. 1
    Kevin Staden says:

    So we paid out for the deluxe big box, but still have to buy it again?!

  2. 2
    Jose Salcedo says:

    Me gusta, el repaso a todos la discografía….👍

  3. 3
    Tom Koifman says:

    Oh yeha

  4. 4
    Darren Keeler says:

    ……ahhh nuts! Kevin Stadden, I’d hold on as it will probably be released separately next year! How annoying…….

  5. 5
    Chad Sapp says:

    For me the Hellfest would be listening to Steve Morse play guitar for Deep Purple..

  6. 6
    Simone Marchesan says:


  7. 7
    Keith Livingstone says:

    Not sure anyone is forcing you to buy it, but I see your point.

  8. 8
    Keith Livingstone says:

    Then don’t listen to it. Simple.

  9. 9
    Keith Livingstone says:

    When can it be ordered?….released just a few days before my birthday.

  10. 10
    Chad Sapp says:

    Believe me I dont. For me when Ritchie left Deep Purple died. And he carried on with it in Rainbow.

  11. 11
    Kevin Staden says:

    Of course their not! But it’s extremely frustrating, especially when this is pretty much the norm now.

  12. 12
    Andy Worthington says:

    Chad seeing them both in action I’ve have to disagree, Steve Morse and Joe S helped turn Deep Purple back into a creative band exploring new avenues, it would be unfair to leave Don out of that statement as well.

    RB’s current rainbow offering left me cold, to the point I didn’t bother going seeing him this year.

    But each to their own.

  13. 13
    Chad Sapp says:

    Im actually a fan of Don Airey. I think hes awesome. I will always be a fan of all of them outside of Morse and Gillan. And to be fair Im not a fan of Ronnie Romero. I also respect your opinion. But in mine Morse isnt one tenth the guitarist Ritchie is or was. Ritchie on his absolute worst day is a better player then Morse. Theres a reason most of their live set consist of Ritchie written songs. And Gillan needs to drop the Ritchie cant play anymore shtick. He needs to listen to Morse play and himself sing.

  14. 14
    Corey Burton says:

    Dethklok? 😂

  15. 15
    mike whiteley says:

    Grrrrr !!
    Had to put out something in time for Christmas,I guess.
    I will not buy inFinite again,in any configuration.
    I’ll hold out for the inevitable concert video,which can’t be too far off.

  16. 16
    Anthony Oussin says:

    Marketing sucks…

  17. 17
    Kasper Kjærsgaard says:

    Well if you listen to the latest rainbow concerts it’s pretty obvious that Blackers can’t play anymore.
    He should have stayed at home with the missus and the kids.

  18. 18
    Marije Essink says:

    Ritchie on his worst day a better player than Steve?? No way…

  19. 19
    Marije Essink says:

    Documentary with bonus only on blu ray? Why not dvd..

  20. 20
    Chad Sapp says:

    Yes on his worst day. And please consider that Blackmore was playing with a broken finger. And still played better then Morse. Steve should go back to the Dixie Dregs.

  21. 21
    Chad Sapp says:

    Marije Essink when Morse inspires the amount of guitarist as Blackmore has come back and talk to me. Or how about a classic riff,classic album,or even a hit song? Morse is a joke next to Ritchie. And Kasper he still plays pretty damn good. And alot better then most guitarist still. Especially for his age. Now as for the singer Romero im not a fan.

  22. 22
    Stephen James Smith says:

    LOVE it!

  23. 23
    Stephen James Smith says:

    And Morse is the most amazing guitarist there is, pure musicianship and without the arrogance.
    Keep on rocking, Steve – sheer class.

  24. 24
    Blackwood Richmore says:

    I’m going to wait for the DNA versions to hit the shops…

  25. 25
    mike whiteley says:

    Video won’t play for me (in Canada).

  26. 26
    Rasmus Heide says:

    Here is why. /Rasmus

  27. 27
    Allan Heron says:

    Really don’t know why I bothered buying it in the first place. What was the point? 😡

  28. 28
    stoffer says:

    @2 If you’re not a fan of either Gillan or Morse..that doesn’t leave much does i?!….LOL nice of you to throw RR in there for good measure..wtf?

  29. 29
    stoffer says:

    Great Video…had to watch it twice to get all the albums!!! WDWTWA was quite clever….

  30. 30
    Steven Maxwell says:

    Yeah, this is really great. Can’t wait to keep re-buying every album more than once….

  31. 31
    Stéphane says:

    I didn’t see The Battle rages on … Even after watching twice… ?!

  32. 32
    Adel says:

    Can’t spot Bananas Or Perpendicular.

    An amalgamation of all the marketing milking cows all in one clip. No I am not talking about bands members I am talking about the bloodsuckers of the record labels industry.

  33. 33
    Orion1987 says:

    Some references to DP history in there:

    1:13 In Rock
    1:23 Fireball
    1:48 Who Do We Think We Are
    2:53 Stormbringer (!)
    3:25 Come Taste The Band
    3:36 Perfect Strangers
    3:38 The Battle Rages On
    4:23 The House Of Blue Light
    4:38 Slaves And Masters
    5:00 Purpendicular
    5:02 Abandon
    5:07 Bananas
    5:10 Rapture Of the Deep
    5:18 Now What?!

  34. 34
    Paul anderson says:

    Perpendicular in on a tea chest in background
    Burn cleverly done and abandon. Didn’t see machine head
    I saw in rock, fireball, wdwtwr, burn, stormbringer, come taste, perfect strangers, house of blue light, slaves and masters perpendicular, abandon, rapture.

  35. 35
    Orion1987 says:



    0:44 Mandrake Root (Shades Of Deep Purple)
    0:46 Taliesyn (The Book Of Taliesyn)
    1:13 In Rock
    1:23 Fireball
    1:38 Fire representing Smoke On The Water (Machine Head)
    1:48 Who Do We Think We Are
    2:07 Candles (Burn)
    2:53 Stormbringer
    3:25 Come Taste The Band
    3:36 Perfect Strangers
    3:38 The Battle Rages On
    4:23 The House Of Blue Light
    4:38 Slaves And Masters
    5:00 Purpendicular
    5:02 Abandon
    5:07 Bananas
    5:10 Rapture Of the Deep
    5:18 Now What?!

  36. 36
    mike whiteley says:

    I bought the CD/DVD set back in April.The shine has faded from the album for me,but I’ve watched the documentary 4 times so far. I don’t need to buy the Blu-Ray to own a bunch of promo stuff that has been around the internet for a while….including an hour of Hellfest footage.
    I watched it all once or twice,bought the album.So,the promo stuff worked.I’ll buy a live album/video of the inFinite tour if/when it happens……probably after the European leg of The Long Goodbye.

  37. 37
    tony the paicey fan says:

    Hey guys where is the concerto for group and orchestra reference? Soon forgotten?

  38. 38
    artemis vatikiotis says:

    Gold edition without Paradise Bar is rubbish..

  39. 39
    Christian says:

    All records who are make by Deep Purple are a reference.
    And all the Purple family too.

  40. 40
    Christian says:

    Deep Purple best band forever

  41. 41
    Ignacio Bravo says:

    I bought the cd+dvd edition and that’s enough, plus I’ll go to next Buenos Aires show. And I won the t-shirt. Good luck record company…

  42. 42
    mike whiteley says:

    It’s really not Surprising how the “limited editions” of the Edel-issued Purple albums are limited only by the amount of ways they can be recycled and repackaged.

  43. 43
    Kim Peters says:

    Gold edition without Paradise Bar is lame.

    No sale.

  44. 44
    Andrew Hird says:

    Reference the Rainbow gigs this year. Saw them in 2016 and it was just the experience of watching Richie live again on the Rock circle brought goosebumps and a tear or two to the eye. This year’s gig at NEC was so so much better. To see RB smiling, laughing and even chatting with the audience through the Mike brought a huge smile to my face. The difference in playing was huge as the months of practice and re-visiting those songs certainly seemed to have paid off. The quiet sections in the solo for Mistreated – you could literally hear a pin drop – I think that was one of the best I had ever seem him play. The audience were mesmerised. The tone and style that RB still brings is truly astonishing and there is still no-one to touch him. Surely not many opportunities to see RB or DP in the future. Got 4th row tickets for DP at the NEC and taking my dad down to see them for his surprise 80th. It was after all my dad who introduced me to rock music and DP when found a cassette of Shades of DP along with Pink Floyd’s Dark side. RB, DP and Rainbow have been a huge part of my life over the last 40 years for which I thank them and is hoping for one last long farewell (maybe). PS What i would give to see them re-united for one last time (but only if i’m there !!)

  45. 45
    RGB says:

    @20: Chad, Ritchie didn’t play with a broken finger, he was recovering from an op’ for gout on that particular digit. You could see that it was swollen, which would have made playing difficult, but nowhere near as painful as attempting to get round the fretboard with a broken finger. Also, this Blackmore vs Morse nonsense is so tedious, surely we’ve evolved beyond such comparisons? However, it’s difficult to argue against recent evidence. Ritchie’s playing this year was better than 2016 but it was still pretty uninspiring. He looked to be going through the motions. He’ll always be my favourite, but he either hasn’t put in the work, it’s all about the money, or, he just hasn’t got it in him anymore. I’m not a huge fan of Steve (just too many notes at times), but he does work hard to give it his all, which I admire. As for Gillan, well I haven’ t heard him knock Ritchie in some time. We all know he’s past his prime vocally, but he is still a creative force as a songwriter, so I’m happy to cut him some slack. It sounds like you don’t particularly like the man, yet with Gillan fronting the band MkII was THE most creative lineup and was where Ritchie was his most inspired.

  46. 46
    Blackwood Richmore says:

    @44 Andrew Hird, well said!.

  47. 47
    Roland burypurple says:

    I remember the NOw What?! policy – a special golden tour edition and the box with all singles etc. Not surprice this time. So I haven’t decided to buy any edition in April. Again it looks like a good dacision :-). Maybe we need to wait little more for the next box???

    About references to third album in video – maybe 0:25 when Ian Gillan have “something” in his hand? Another proposition?

  48. 48
    robert lundgren says:

    So not even this new gold edition CD have all songs… can there be a “definetive platinum experience edition” some time later on? I really like this bands music, but I don’t like how they treat their fans when it comes to record releases. /Robert

  49. 49
    Jose says:

    German Amazon:


  50. 50
    mike whiteley says:

    @48 Robert-It’s a safe bet that the band has zero input into all the recycling,repackaging and revisions of their music.The record label is completely responsible.We saw Tour Editions of Rapture,Gold Editions of Now What?!,Boxed Editions of inFinite upon it’s initial release.Same record company on each album.This latest round of marketing machination is just another effort to get ( to borrow a title ) Blood From A Stone.

  51. 51
    uwe hornung says:

    Let them repackage as much as they (or Edel) want I say!!! CD is a dying medium – let them milk it for all it’s worth – and we’re all gonna see CD releases stop altogether in some not too distant future. : – (

    As an avid CD collector (sorry, as a bassist vinyl just doesn’t cut it for me re low frequencies, I never forget how I heard Ian Paice’s bass drum for the first time distinctly on his early DP recordings when the MK I albums were first released in even the crappiest CD format) that prospect fills me with dread. As a haptic person, having only streamed music is to me like having no music at all/radio listening, only with a choice.

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