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Brutally frank Graham

A new interview with Graham Bonnet, where he is introduced as “talkative and often brutally frank”. And brutally frank he is all right. On the second disk of his latest album The Book that consists of re-recorded classic tracks from Graham’s career: How did the idea of doing the re-recordings for the second disc come […]

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Down to Earth Graham

Graham Bonnet recently spoke to Metal Forces Magazine, which resulted in an interview that plenty demostrates his no-nonsense attitude. He spoke at length about his current eponymous band (his guitar player Conrado Pesinato has quite a number of very big shoes to fill), his days in Alcatrazz, his connection to Ronnie James Dio, his plans, […]

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From the family

After the furious discussion of the latest Blackers’ offering, let us check upon the rest of the big family. Glenn Hughes keeps churning out previews from Resonate. This time it’s a track called Long Time Gone:

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Mini-Purplefest in Warsaw

There will be a couple of loosely associated Purple events held next week in Warsaw, Poland. The Jon Lord Memorial Concert will happen on Thursday, October 13, at Proxima Club. Seeing as this is the fifth such occasion happening annually since 2012, it can safely be chalked as a good tradition (this tradition is the […]

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Graham Bonnet Band: The Book

The Graham Bonnet Band is releasing a brand new album called The Book, It will be a double, with 11 new songs, and a bonus disc with 12 rerecorded classics, including 4 Rainbow tracks.

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Schlager vs. hip-hop

Another interview with Blackmore in German. This time he professes his love for Schlager music, talks about his arthritis and the recent finger surgery he had. He didn’t call any of the old Rainbow members for the fear of the band becoming an “old men’s club”. JLT in particular was not tapped to sing because […]

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Where’s My Guitar?

Bernie Marsden is crowdfunding his new book called Where’s My Guitar: On the tour bus with the Snakeman through pledgemusic.com. And although we’re rather late to the party (the project is already 96% claimed at the time of this writing), you can still preorder your copy signed by Bernie for just £22. The list of […]

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Charity album for Linda McCartney Centre

Stay Tuned 1.5 is an all-star charity album to be released on August 5 for the benefit of Linda McCartney Centre cancer treatment facility at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. The project is a brainchild of Austrian drummer Bernhard Welz and features an impressive list of contributors, which include Don Airey, Roger Glover, Steve Morse, […]

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Just a singer

Graham Bonnet recently spoke to the Blairing Out show. His 48 minute interview is thoroughly entertaining. He comes across as a candid no-nonsense man, often hilarious, and with a healthy dose of humility (that never hurts). (watch inside)

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Water under the bridge

Norwegian based webzine Eternal Terror has a new extensive interview with Bernie Tormé. The conversation covered a lot of ground, from Bernie’s latest solo work Blackheart, to his thoughts on the state of the music industry, to reminiscing on replacing Randy Rhoads in Ozzy’s band, to his time with Gillan: I remember reading somewhere that […]

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