August 1992 to November 1993
Deep Purple Mk II.c
Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Ian Gillan (vcl); Roger Glover (bss); Jon Lord (kbr); Ian Paice (drm).
Out goes Joe Lynn Turner. In comes Ian Gillan. This time they manage one album with a very fitting title: The Battle Rages On... (1993). Before the world tour ended, Blackmore tore up his passport and left Deep Purple.
Albums & singles
See the Deep Purple Discography