Machine Head is the sixth studio album released by the English rock band Deep Purple. It was recorded during December 1971 in Montreux, Switzerland, and released in March 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.
Label: Warner Bros. Records R1 75622
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Style: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
A1 Highway Star
A2 Maybe I'm A Leo
A3 Pictures Of Home
A4 Never Before
B1 Smoke On The Water
B3 Space Truckin'