Rock The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Deep Purple are known by many as one of the first and greatest hard rock bands of all time. Featuring great guitar riffs and stead drum beats, the music of Deep Purple can't be mistaken. If you consider yourself a Deep Purple fan, or you're just getting into their music, you'll enjoy this list of the best Deep Purple albums, including pictures of the album covers when available.

This Deep Purple discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Deep Purple albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Deep Purple singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Deep Purple album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Deep Purple album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the Best Deep Purple album of all time?" or "What are the top Deep Purple albums?" then this list will answer your questions.

This list has everything from Machine Head to Perfect Strangers. Moreover, this list of every Deep Purple album has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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1
231 43
Machine Head is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

2
229 46
Deep Purple in Rock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

3
193 45
Burn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
1974

4
175 55
Fireball is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
1971

5
170 53
Live in Japan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

6
157 46
Perfect Strangers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

7
120 58
Stormbringer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

8
113 58
Come Taste the Band is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

9
103 52
Purpendicular is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

10
94 55
Now What?! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
2013

11
106 67
Who Do We Think We Are is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

12
81 48
The Battle Rages On… is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

13
89 58
The House of Blue Light is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

14
84 58
Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

15
52 29
Infinite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
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16
75 57
Shades of Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

17
66 54
The Book of Taliesyn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

18
68 60
Slaves and Masters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

19
56 48
Rapture of the Deep is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

20
66 59
Bananas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
2003

21
55 48
Abandon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
1998

22
21 42
Days May Come and Days May Go is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

23
12 41
Mark I & II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

24
6 39
Interview is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

25
4 38
The Interview Album is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time