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A Ritchie Blackmore band, but certainly not Rainbow

Rockpages.gr has an interview with JLT, in which he talks about his current projects (he just finished an acoustic tour of Greece), recalls what happened to Over The Rainbow, and gives his opinion on the current incarnation of Rainbow. Ah, and we think he called us “a bunch of idiots”. For we shall heap coals […]

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Not angry about anything

Rock Overdose has recently spoken to Joe Lynn Turner and has published a teaser for the upcoming interview. The teaser, naturally, features Joe explaining how he didn’t get the latest Rainbow gig: I’ll tell you what happened. And that’s the short story. For over a year I was talking with his management and we wanted […]

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JLT and sour grapes

Joe Lynn Turner recently gave an interview on Eddie Trunk’s satellite radio show, and Blabbermouth has big chunks of it transcribed. And what is transcribed is mostly JLT taking pot shots at Blackmore for excluding him from the Rainbow comeback, and insisting that he’s not feeling sour grapes at all. I thought it was a […]

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Caveman Joe

In September Joe Lynn Turner performed an acoustic set at one of the more unusual venues — Perama Cave near Ioannina, Greece. His backing band for this gig were George Gakis & the Troublemakers, and they have posted a professionally filmed video of the performance.

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Stargazer at Wacken

This weekend the Rock Meets Classics performed at Wacken Open Air. Joe Lynn Turner was part of the gang, and they performed Stargazer in tribute to Ronnie James Dio. (watch inside)

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JLT on Eternal Terror

Joe Lynn Turner gave an interview to Norwegian metal webzine Eternal Terror. Quite frankly, nothing of consequence has been said, but in the interests of complete coverage, here it is: One of the most memorable and fun shows I have ever attended was the Over the Rainbow gig in Malmø (Sweden) back in October 2009. […]

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JLT: “I am not delusional”

Joe Lynn Turner recently spoke to Metal Express Radio. The conversation was inevitably steered to the Rainbow reunion, for which JLT outlined his vision: There`s been so much chatter on the internet about a Rainbow reunion. Is that all it is chatter or is there something of great substance there? There`s been a lot of […]

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Grown Old

Dedicated to JLT
Every night I have the same old dream
Where Ritchie calls, I don’t hear the ring
So many chances, I always cry

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JLT is at it again

Classic Rock has some Joe Lynn Turner quotes apparently from an interview done after his London solo gig on April 5th. He is still insisting that Rainbow reunion is happening. Keep in mind that he has admitted previously that he had not spoken to Ritchie directly. [Blackmore] is itching to do some rocking, and we’re […]

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JLT on Bulgarian TV

Joe Lynn Turner appeared on the Bulgarian version of the X Factor singing Street of Dreamswith one of the contestants. JLT’s involvement with the show came about when a friend sent him a video of Slavin Slavchev belting out a version of Can’t Let You Go. Here’s JLT appearing on the show. (watch inside)

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