Tommy T is our resident Deep Purple expert. I’ve never been a fanatical fan boy but quite like their mixture of prog, metal, and blues. They’ve also had some pretty darn good album covers over the years and I even picked one out without Tommy’s help. He was knee deep in freeper derpitude so I was reluctant to ask.
The cover of 1970’s Deep Purple In Rock is a hoot. It’s a parody of Mount Rushmore featuring band members Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Ians Paice and Gillan and Roger Glover instead of them dead presidents.
In researching the cover, I stumbled into this deeply silly parody of the parody:
Holy sautéed rock stars, Batman. Here’s the album via the YouTube: