List of Deep Purple band members

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Deep Purple
Deep Purple in 2004.jpg
Background information
Also known as Roundabout
Origin Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, psychedelic rock, blues rock, progressive rock
Years active 1968–1976, 1984–present
Labels Tetragrammaton, Warner Bros., Polydor, BMG, EMI, Edel
Associated acts The Maze, Episode Six, Trapeze, Captain Beyond, Warhorse, Rainbow, Paice Ashton Lord, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath, Gillan & Glover, Hughes Turner Project, Living Loud, Rock Aid Armenia, WhoCares, Black Country Communion
Website www.deeppurple.com
Members Ian Paice
Roger Glover
Ian Gillan
Steve Morse
Don Airey
Past members Former members

Current members[edit]

Former members[edit]

Band Lineups[edit]

Years Lineups Studio album releases

March 1968–July 1969
(Mark I)

July 1969–June 1973
(Mark II-a)

July 1973–June 1975
(Mark III)

  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Jon Lord – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • David Coverdale – lead vocals
  • Glenn Hughes – bass, vocals

June 1975–March 1976
(Mark IV)

  • Jon Lord – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • David Coverdale – lead vocals
  • Glenn Hughes – bass, vocals
  • Tommy Bolin – guitar, vocals, bass
March 1976–April 1984 (Disbanded)

April 1984–May 1989
(Mark II-b)

  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Jon Lord – keyboards
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Ian Gillan – lead vocals
  • Roger Glover – bass

December 1989–August 1992
(Mark V)

  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Jon Lord – keyboards
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Roger Glover – bass, backing vocals
  • Joe Lynn Turner – lead vocals

August 1992–November 1993
(Mark II-c)

  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Jon Lord – keyboards
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Ian Gillan – lead vocals
  • Roger Glover – bass

December 1993–July 1994
(Mark VI)

  • Jon Lord – keyboards
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Ian Gillan – lead vocals
  • Roger Glover – bass
  • Joe Satriani – guitar

November 1994–February 2002
(Mark VII)

  • Jon Lord – keyboards
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Ian Gillan – lead vocals
  • Roger Glover – bass
  • Steve Morse – guitar

March 2002–present
(Mark VIII)

  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Ian Gillan – lead vocals
  • Roger Glover – bass
  • Steve Morse – guitar
  • Don Airey – keyboards

Timeline[edit]