Metallica, Iron Maiden, Chickenfoot, Steve Vai, Chad Smith, Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa and Black Label Society are just some of the names who have recorded covers of tracks from Deep Purple's landmark 1972 album, "Machine Head".
The album "Re-Machined; A Tribute to Machine Head" was created for an upcoming Classic Rock Magazine Deep Purple Fan Pack- set for release on September 4th (with a recently announced US release date of September 25th with EagleRock Entertainment).
"Re-Machined: A Tribute To Machine Head" Track listing:
01. Smoke On The Water -
Carlos Santana / Jacoby Shaddix
02. Highway Star - Chickenfoot
03. Maybe I'm A Leo - Glenn Hughes / Chad Smith
04. Pictures of Home - Black Label Society
05. Never Before - Kings of Chaos
06. Smoke On The Water - The Flaming Lips
07. Lazy - Jimmy Barnes with Joe Bonamassa
08. Space Truckin' - Iron Maiden
09. When A Blind Man Cries - Metallica
Bonus: 10. Highway Star - Steve Vai, Glenn Hughes, Chad Smith, Lauchlan Doley
"Highway Star" was recorded last month following the passing of Deep Purple's Jon Lord, Glenn Hughes gathered the musicians together to pay tribute to his late friend.
A new 3 minute video trailer has been released with Joe Bonamassa and Jimy Barnes talking about the tribute. Watch it below.
Thanks to www.licklibrary.com for the report