14 Songs, 1 Hour 6 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
47 Ratings
47 Ratings
woodneck ,

Not MKII

Forget that it's purple, for MK2 fans, it's not. That said, it's a really good effort from experienced veteran musicians. Listen without rigid comparisons, you may find you like it, it's worth the risk!

Trollstar21 ,

On Repeat since I heard it first

Ok, where to begin? Been listening to DP for 40 years and saw them recently in Chicago. They went above and beyond expectations. I enjoyed Alice Cooper's theatricals but was glad to see DP stuck to stripped down version of hard rock like they always did, no BS. This album rocks hard, there are no low points, sounds fresh and as if they are having tons of fun making it. I wish they had played more from it at the concert but they have so much material
( whoever at RR Hall of Fame said they are a "one hit wonder" should go f**k themselves and never comment on rock'n'roll ever again ). And for you who keep talking about Blackmore and how this and that does not compare, that is ancient history, man, you can't listen to Smoke on the water alone for 40 years, Steve Morse and Don Airey are superb. I recommend this album 110%.

Theodeas ,

They tried their best, I suppose

Based on sound this is 4/5 of a Deep Purple album, unfortunately the best part is Deep Purple is missing. Without Blackmore there is just no edge and Ian Gillan's attempt to make it edgier with fouls language makes in juvenile at best. Hearing Gillan's growl does make me reminisce back to better days, but then after a while it starts to grate on my nerves and I keep thinking how from a talent perspective he is not even close to being the best lead singer to helm the band, in fact he is really third on the list (JLT is a better singer, unfortunately Slaves and Masters was lacking in good songwriting). This isn't a bad album, but it just isn't up to the legendary status of Deep Purple.

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