August 1976 to September 1977
Paice, Ashton & Lord
Tony Ashton (kbr/vcl); Jon Lord (kbr); Bernie Marsden (grt); Paul Martinez (bss); Ian Paice (drm); plus possibly others as well.
PAL recorded Malice In Wonderland (1977), toured and started recording another album, but financial consideration eventually put a stop to that.
Albums & singles
Malice In Wonderland [lp] : UK Oyster 2391 269
Malice In Wonderland [cd; extra material] : Germany 1995 Repertoire (Popumentary) REP-4568-WY
Lifespan [video] : US 1977
BBC Radio 1 Live In Concert [cd] : UK 1992 Windsong WINCD 025
Material from above appears on...
The Deep Purple Family Album [cd] : UK 1993 Connoisseur RP VSOP CD 187