Deep Purple’s sixth studio album Machine Head
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Machine Head is the #sixth #studio #album released by the English #rock #band Deep Purple. It was recorded through December 1971 in Montreux, Switzerland, and released on March 25, 1972.
Machine Head is often cited as a major influence in the early development of the heavy metal music genre. Commercially, it is Deep Purple’s most successful album, topping the charts in several countries following its release. The album reached number 1 in the United Kingdom and stayed in the top 40 for 20 weeks. It reached number 7 in the United States, remaining on the Billboard 200 for 118 weeks.