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Deep Purple: Friends Reunited

Kieron Tyler, MOJO, January 2003

They invented symphonic rock, wrote the world's dumbest riff and excelled in lunacy, greed and very long solos. Kieron Tyler charts the stop-start metal excess that was Deep Purple.

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