Just as Deep Purple’s Machine Head reaches its 40th anniversary, Eagle Records has announced a forthcoming tribute album. Re-Machined – A Tribute To Deep Purple’s Machine Head is set to be released September 25 and will be filled with a hefty group of contributors.
The tribute to Deep Purple’s classic 1972 album features contributions by many noteworthy acts, including The Flaming Lips, Metallica, former Deep Purple Mk III member Glenn Hughes with Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Iron Maiden and Steve Vai. The band’s famed “Smoke on the Water” actually appears twice on the album, featuring both The Flaming Lips and a collaboration between Carlos Santana and vocalist Jacoby Shaddix.
1. Smoke On The Water – Carlos Santana & Jacoby Shaddix
2. Highway Star – Chickenfoot
3. Maybe I’m A Leo – Glenn Hughes & Chad Smith
4. Pictures Of Home – Black Label Society
5. Never Before – Kings Of Chaos (Joe Elliott, Steve Stevens, Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum)
6. Smoke On The Water – The Flaming Lips
7. Lazy – Jimmy Barnes with Joe Bonamassa
8. Space Truckin’ – Iron Maiden
9. When A Blind Man Cries – Metallica
10. Highway Star – Glenn Hughes / Steve Vai / Chad Smith
To get a taste of the album, listen to Santana and Jacoby Shaddix’ version of “Smoke on the Water”.