Tag: Ritchie Blackmore

RAINBOW’s “Live In Munich 1977” to Release on 2 CD, DVD, and 2 LP on April 30th

On April 30, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release Rainbow’s “Live In Munich 1977” on 2CD, DVD, and 2LP. The video was filmed during the band’s 1977 European tour, “Live In Munich” is the only full live concert ever filmed with the classic Ritchie Blackmore/Ronnie James Dio/Cozy Powell classic lineup. With newly remastered sound, this is also the first time this complete concert is available …

DEEP PURPLE to Reissue ‘Live In Paris 1975’ as Double CD

Deep Purple will be reissuing 10 of their classic albums through the new year.  The band had also announced a new album which is due out in April of 2013. The reissues will be begin January 29th, when Live In Paris 1975 will be released as a double CD. The album has been digitally remixed and re-mastered …

TANK to Release DVD ‘War Machine Live’

Tank has announced that they will be releasing their first live DVD this year, entitled, War Machine Live. The DVD will feature concert performances in Poland recorded in 2011 and 2012, in addition to band interviews, backstage footage and a promo video for the song, “War Nation,” the title track from their latest album. Speaking …

Joe Lynn Turner: Joe Bonamassa Used to Be Afraid to Sing

Joe Lynn Turner has taken credit for coaching blues star Joe Bonamassa into his singing role. The former Rainbow vocalist, who later performed with Yngwie Malmsteen and Deep Purple, hired the young guitarist to appear on his 1985 solo debut Rescue You – but reveals Bonamassa was too scared to approach a microphone. Turner tells …

TANK To Release “War Nation” June 5th

British rock legends Tank return with the highly anticipated follow up to their 2010 album War Machine. Guitarists Mick Tucker and Cliff Evans, vocalist Doogie White and bassist Chris Dale are now joined by former Tank member Steve Hopgood on drums. Their new material entitled War Nation is scheduled for release on June, 4th in …

DEEP PURPLE’s Steve Morse: “Everybody realizes we’re not going to do this forever”

Deep Purple guitarist Steve Morse says they’ll soon gather to start work with producer Bob Ezrin on their 19th studio record, and because the end of the road will be sighted in time, he believes it’s “really important” to get the project right. Morse has stated to Glide Magazine: “In a couple of weeks Deep …

Mark Reale RIOT Founder Dies

Mark Reale, founding guitarist of metal icons RIOT has sadly passed away. He had been in a coma for the past 2 weeks, and died in a San Antonio hospital, as a result of complications from Crohns Disease, which he has been suffering with for most of his life. He was 56 Mark was born in …

DEEP PURPLE To Release 4 Double-Discs August 16th

Now this I’d dig having!  Eagle Rock Entertainment has announced that they’ll be releasing a 4 double-discs on August 16th:  “Scandinavian Nights,” “In Concert 1970-1972,” “Live In London” and “MK III: The Final Concerts.” “Scandinavian Nights,” from 1970, features lead guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, keyboardist Jon Lord, vocalist Ian Gillan, drummer Ian Paice and bassist Roger …

RONNIE JAMES DIO and Elf: Release of Soundtrack ‘And Before Elf…There Were Elves’

Over the years, legendary singer Ronnie James Dio fronted some of the most popular/enduring hard rock/heavy metal bands of all-time, including Rainbow, Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell, and Dio. But before all of these bands, there was Elf. Described as a “Rock/Honky Tonk/Blues band” a forthcoming release, ‘And Before Elf…There Were Elves’ will prove that Ronnie …

DIO DISCIPLES: New Band Formed to Pay Tribute to Ronnie James Dio

Despite his passing last year, Ronnie James Dio‘s popularity seems to be at an all-time high. And to pay tribute to one of heavy metal’s all-time great vocalists, a new group has been assembled, named Dio Disciples. The band will be touring Europe this summer, and will be comprised of such former Dio band members …

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