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Hughes announces US tour

Glenn Hughes has announced a 16 date tour of the United States in March 2016. Just like in the other parts of the world recently, he will be performing in a power trio format with Doug Aldrich on guitar and Pontus Engborg on drums.

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Moar pixels!

A new promo clip from the upcoming Flying Colors' Second Flight: Live At The Z7 DVD. This one is in fabulous 2160p resolution (a.k.a. 4K). You'll have to toggle it fullscreen to see the difference (if you have the equipment to see the difference, that is). (watch inside) Read more »

Stowe, Vermont

Stowe Guide & Magazine has a short feature on the band’s 1980s stay in town in their Summer/Fall 2015 issue. Why this small resort town seemingly in the middle of nowhere, one may ask?

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Don Airey supports British hospital

Don Airey has donated £83,100 (approx. $129,000 or €114,500) to the children’s ward at the Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge News reports. He visited the ward, presented the cheque, spoke to the patients and even played some keyboards with them.

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Flying Colors’ Second Flight

Flying Colors will be releasing their second live video album Second Flight: Live At The Z7 on November 13 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. Recorded at the Konzertfabrik Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland, on October 12, 2014, the set will come out (as is usual these days) in multiple of formats: 4K UltraHD, Blu-ray, DVD, LP + MP3, CD, iTunes, Headphone Surround, iTunes, Pono.

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The self-conscious one

Blackmore's Night are featured in a short article Billboard. The article premieres new video for the upcoming album and has a few quotes from the titular couple. Read more »

The Ritchie Blackmore Story

The upcoming Ritchie Blackmore documentary appears to have undergone a facelift — it has been retitled from the quirky Uneasy Rider — The Talented Mr. Blackmore to more pedestrian The Ritchie Blackmore Story and release date has been pushed back to November 6.

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Not the only reason

Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night gave an interview to Noisey. In which Ritchie, like many times before, professed his aversion to noise. But that is not new. The new (and more interesting) bits are:

When I first heard ‘All Our Yesterdays’ [covered on the new Blackmore’s Night album — THS] I thought of some of the people you have lost recently including Ronnie James Dio.

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Hughes guests on The Lizards’ new album

Glenn Hughes is a guest vocalist on the upcoming album from classic rock band The Lizards The band is featuring another member of the family as well — Bobby Rondinelli. Titled Reptilicus Maximus, the album is due out on Hyperspace Records in September.

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Somebody might turn up

Fireworks magazine has an interview with Blackmore’s Night as their cover story for issue 71 (September-October 2015). They talk about their new album, a bit of the past, and at the end, the future.

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