Metallica join a star-studded cast (Santana, Iron Maiden, The Flaming Lips) on Re-Machined: A Tribute To Deep Purple’s Machine Head, out September 25. The 1972 album gets a full re-working, including multiple versions of the same seven songs, but Metallica digs a little deeper for their cover.
They offer up “When A Blind Man Cries,” the B-side to single “Never Before.” It’s pretty faithful to the original, though Metallica beefs up the bottom-end and takes off for full-on power ballad territory. Lighters up, folks. [NME]