Top 10 Albums Engineered by Martin BirchMetal_Treasure Martin 'Star-Fish' Birch (born Dec 27, 1948) is a British music producer, sound engineer and mixer.
He worked with many metal and rock bands but became renowned for engineering Deep Purple's first 11 albums and Iron Maiden's first 9 albums. He also produced Maiden's first 9 albums.
Deep Purple dedicated to him the song "Hard Lovin' Man" from their 1970 album Deep Purple in Rock: "For Martin Birch - catalyst".
In 1970 probably nobody knew it but this was the song that pretty much invented the template for metal music.
Martin Birch knew how metal and hard rock should sound even when metal wasn't a thing. He is a genius who teamed up with other genius people.
He also produced many of these albums.
The Top Ten
With the song "Hard Lovin' Man" on it - a song Deep Purple dedicated to Martin Birch. - Metal_Treasure
I LOVE this album - mood333
+mixing - Metal_Treasure
Engineer, mixing, producer - Metal_Treasure
He was 20 yo. It was the first ever combination of rock band and symphonic orchestra - Metal_Treasure
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2. Deep Purple in Rock - Deep Purple
3. Rising - Rainbow
2. Machine Head - Deep Purple
3. Deep Purple in Rock - Deep Purple
2. Powerslave - Iron Maiden
3. Heaven and Hell - Black Sabbath