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Metallica, Flaming Lips, and more contribute to Deep Purple covers album

on August 09, 2012, 4:29pm

deep purple tribute album e1344529015155 Metallica, Flaming Lips, and more contribute to Deep Purple covers album

A covers album of Deep Purple’s 1972 album Machine Head is being put together by an all-star cast to honor the band’s founding member Jon Lord, who died last month after suffering a pulmonary embolism.

According to NMERe-Machined: A Tribute to Machine Head will feature Metallica, The Flaming Lips, Iron Maiden, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, and ex-Guns N’ Roses members Matt Sorum and Duff MacKagan, and Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott and Steve Vai.

The album will be released on September 25th via Eagle Rock Entertainment. Check out the tracklist below, along with video of The Flaming Lips’ recording their contribution, “Smoke On The Water”.

Re-Machined: A Tribute to Machine Head Tracklist:
01. Carlos Santana – Smoke On The Water
02. Chickenfoot – Highway Star
03. Glenn Hughes, Chad Smith and Luis Maldonado – Maybe I’m A Leo
04. Black Label Society – ‘Pictures Of Home’
05. Kings of Chaos (Joe Elliott, Steve Stevens, Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum, Arlan Schierbaum) – Never Before
06. The Flaming Lips – Smoke On The Water
07. Jimmy Barnes, Joe Bonamassa – Lazy
08. Iron Maiden – Space Truckin’
09. Metallica – When A Blind Man Cries
10. Glenn Hughes, Steve Vai, Chad Smith, Lachlan Doley – Highway Star

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