THE BATTLE RAGES ON... is the 14th studio full-length by Deep Purple, released in 1993.
It' the last work published with the Mk II line-up, which reunited for a second time.
After the end of experience with Joe Lynn Turner, Ian Gillan returned to the band in 1992 and had to rework much of the material already written.
The magazines at the time drawn Blackmore unhappy for the non-melodic elements and quit mid tour after the show in HELSINKI.
American guitar hero Joe Satriani joined the band for the tour.