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Nuno Bettencourt discusses Generation Axe

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Generation Axe is made up of guitar virtuosos Bettencourt, Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Tosin Abasi, and they have embarked on a cross-country tour of North America called “Generation Axe – A Night of Guitars.”

Backstage Pass: Over the Rainbow with Joe Lynn Turner

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.