With the release of Ritchie Blackmore’s life story on DVD, the legendary guitarist looks back on his musical career with great pride.
Goldmine Magazine’s Hall of Fame inducts its 31st group featuring far-out artists Frank Zappa, The Sex Pistols, T. Rex & Iggy Pop as well as fan favorites Deep Purple, Air Supply, Richard Marx & more
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Luminous doesn’t begin to describe Ronnie James Dio’s contribution to rock. From Elf to Black Sabbath, his career was astonishing in its color and in its breadth.
The powerful Deep Purple has thus far been denied entrance to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
This kaleidoscopic musical journey through time and space incorporates traditional folk music from around the world. The album blends haunting ancient melodies with newly-written Night lyrics inspired by nature and fantasy, partially recorded on renaissance-period instruments, and arranged with a contemporary dramatic flair that features the brilliant acoustic and electric guitar stylings of Blackmore. This cd is sure to transport you to a simpler, more magical time, away from the stresses of modern day life.
The Who’s Pete Townshend is one of many musical icons who sing the praises of Paul Rodgers.
That dynamic voice, so expressive and soulful, that graced classic material by Rainbow, Deep Purple and Yngwie Malmsteen could only belong to one man: Joe Lynn Turner. Mostly known for his work in the hard-rock arena, Turner started out with the eclectic late-’70s outfit Fandango, singing and playing guitar on the group’s four albums. After Fandango broke up, a call from a representative of legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore led to a stint with Rainbow that lasted from 1981-1984.
The renaissance-flavored folk-rock stylings of Blackmore’s Night has remained #1 on the Billboard New Age chart for the fourth straight week with an all-new studio CD, Secret Voyage.
Another haunting journey through the ancient past, Secret Voyage takes this group of wandering minstrels to musical ports of call both familiar and foreign.