Deep Purple is a hard rock band from England, United Kingdom. Formed in 1968, they are considered pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock. Alongside Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, Deep Purple has left an indelible mark on the music industry. Their unique sound defies categorization into any one genre, as their music transcends boundaries.
The band's impact can be measured by their record-breaking achievements. Once listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as "the loudest pop group," Deep Purple has sold over 100 million albums worldwide. Their influence on the genre is further recognized through their ranking at #22 on VH1's Greatest Artists of Hard Rock program.
In 2016, Deep Purple was rightfully inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, solidifying their place among music legends. With a discography that spans decades and includes timeless hits, Deep Purple continues to captivate audiences around the globe with their electrifying performances.