Deep Purple

The 50 Best Albums of 1971

It's become a cliché, even for post-Baby Boomers, to look back wistfully on the early '70s as some kind of untouchable golden age for popular…
SPIN Staff / January 26, 2021

The 40 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

This article originally appeared in the September 2002 issue of SPIN. From Black Sabbath to Korn, here is the definitive list of records…
SPIN Staff / October 30, 2019

Ozzy Osbourne: Our 1986 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the September 1986 issue of SPIN. It was a dirty job, but somebody had to do it.
Glenn O'Brien / August 3, 2019

XTC: Our 1989 Interview

This article originally appeared in the April 1989 issue of SPIN. XTC are sitting around the butcher block in Andy Partridge's eat-in kitchen,…
Rosemary Passantino / August 3, 2019

N.W.A, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple Inducted to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

N.W.A, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, and Steve Miller have been announced as the 2016 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The…
Colin Joyce / December 17, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016: Who’s Gonna Get In?

Earlier today, this year's nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 were announced. And surveying the list of the 15…
Andrew Unterberger / October 8, 2015

Metallica, Flaming Lips Retool Deep Purple Classics

As long as there are beginning guitar players banging out the riff from "Smoke on the Water," Deep Purple will remain one of heavy rock's…
Marc Hogan / August 21, 2012