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GRAHAM BONNET BAND – ‘Livin’ In Suspicion’ : new single/video

GRAHAM BONNET BAND LIVIN’ IN SUSPICION  from the new album MEANWHILE, BACK IN THE GARAGE out now [Frontiers] ‘Livin’ In Suspicion’ is the new single by the Graham Bonnet Band and is taken from the group’s just released ‘Meanwhile, Back In The Garage’ album, which was issued on 13th July via Frontiers. The song was written by Russ Ballard, who Bonnet has regarded …

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MONUMENT Release ‘William Kidd’ Music Video

Monument

British Heavy Metal Band MONUMENT have released a new music video for ‘William Kid‘. It’s the second single off their upcoming album “Hellhound“, including the Rainbow cover song ‘Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll‘. The song tells the tale of the infamous privateer of the same name and finds the band in incredible form giving some of their …

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – Memories in rock II

In 2016, legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore made a long awaited return to rock after years of only playing folky medieval music with his band Blackmore’s night. He played a tiny handful of gigs in Europe and none elsewhere, with a new Rainbow lineup that featured an unknown singer, Ronnie Romero …

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – Genting arena, Birmingham – 28th June 2017

Last year Ritchie Blackmore returned to playing rock music playing just three dates with Rainbow including one in the UK.  Now he’s back doing a UK tour including tonight’s show at the Genting arena. While he’s touring under the Rainbow name, the shows last year included a lot of Deep …

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow releases new track – Land of hope and glory

Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow was moved to release a special version of “Land of Hope and Glory, a reworking of ‘Pomp And Circumstance March No. 1’ written in 1902. The renowned British patriotic anthem is available now via iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon (Minstrel Hall Music). Expressing his pride for his homeland, …

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – Live in Birmingham 2016

Last year, Ritchie Blackmore made a long awaited return to rock after years of only playing folky medieval music with his band Blackmore’s night.  He played a tiny handful of gigs in Europe and none elsewhere, with a  new Rainbow lineup that featured an unknown singer, Ronnie Romero on vocals.  …

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow to release “Live in Birmingham”

On 9 June 2017, Eagle Rock Entertainment release the “Live In Birmingham 2016” 2CD [EDGCD658] by Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow.  This is the first release for the audio of the 2016 British show which features performances of Soldier Of Fortune and Burn that weren’t in the German shows.  The amazing setlist …

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow Announces UK Tour 2017

RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW UK TOUR – JUNE 2017 plus support to be announced RAINBOW IN ROCK Playing The Classic Rock Anthems Of RAINBOW and DEEP PURPLE HEADLINING THE 2017 STONE FREE FESTIVAL Saturday 17th June at The O2, London Following the triumphant sold-out show at the Birmingham Genting Arena earlier …

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The Graham Bonnet Band – The Limelight 2, Belfast – 19-11-2016

“Since you’ve been gone, since you’ve been gone; I’m outta my head…” Who? What? Where? Sorry! Got a little distracted there for a minute. What can I say? When you’ve grown up listening to the iconic British rock band Rainbow then you were probably excited when the news of the …

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – Memories in rock – Live in Germany

In June 2016, Ritchie Blackmore made a lot of fans very happy by playing three rock concerts.  The legendary guitarist retired from playing rock many years ago and since then has only played with his medieval band, Blackmore’s night.  These shows then represented the first chance for an entire generation …

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – Genting arena, Birmingham – 25th June 2016

Tonight’s gig was a band I thought I’d never get to see – Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow.  It’s a long time since Ritchie Blackmore has played rock, so this mini-tour of three dates in Europe (none announced for anywhere else in the world so far) was a very rare chance to …

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HRH AOR – Pwllheli – 11 March 2016

Thanks to a mizzle which had blown in from the Irish Sea overnight, the first full day at Camp Hard Rock Hell dawns damp underfoot, as the faithful thousands wake from their late slumbers and prepare for the entertainment coming their way across the three stages. Having travelled from about …

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Joe Lynn Turner interview – April 2015

I spoke to former Rainbow singer Joe Lynn Turner a few days ago to talk about his tour and about him having been announced for this year’s Rewind Festivals in Scotland and Henley-on-Thames. You’ve just finished the UK leg of your latest solo tour and are now on the European …

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Messenger – Captain’s Loot

Germany’s Messenger return with an eight track album of original tracks and covers, delivered in the classic Heavy Metal style, and with the subtlety of a brick. For a start, Siegfried Schüssler has the most Metal of Metal voices anywhere on the planet, when this guy screams, windows shatter and …

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Rainbow – ‘The Polydor Years’ 8 classic albums vinyl box set to be released 24th November

As one of the cornerstones of British Rock, Rainbow, led by the never-predictable but  ever-astonishing guitarist, Ritchie Blackmore, became synonymous with some of the most well regarded and popular charting Rock songs of the seventies and eighties. From the mystic and quasi-religious ‘Stargazer’ and ‘Man On A Silver Mountain’ to …

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Blackmores Night – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton – 1st July 2013

Blackmores Night – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton – 1st July 2013

The night kicked off with the support band – Revellion, or rather a pair of musicians from the band.  They introduced themselves as wynndebagge (Bagpipes and more) & skynntite (drums and more).  They played various medieval instruments, but were as much of a stand-up comedy routine as they were musicians, …

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Dio – Magica (Deluxe Edition)

Originally released via Spitfire Records on March 21st 2000,Magica is the latest Dio solo album to get the re-master treatment,this time via Niji Entertainment Group on June 25th 2013 and is eagerly awaited as the original release has been out of print for many years. The original sold over 100,000 …

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Blackmore’s Night – Dancer and the moon

Blackmore’s night is the band led by former Deep Purple and Rainbow guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his singer wife, Candice Night. The band has now been going for 20 years, and play a folk and rennaisance music with some rock mixed in – a combination that works extremely well. As …

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Dio – Dream Evil (Deluxe Edition)

Dream Evil, the 4th solo album by Ronnie James Dio has been given the deluxe edition treatment by Universal Music as they did last year with Ronnie’s 1st 3 solo albums Holy Diver, Last In Line and Sacred Heart. To some it may seem like a cash in as Ronnie …

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