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Memories in Rock wins award in Japan

Rainbow Memories in Rock — Live in Germany has won a Japan Gold Disc Award 2017 under the category of Best Music Videos — Overseas Music (foreign bands/labels). Despite the name, this award is more like American Grammies, as it is awarded for the best performance in a given year, as opposed to a certain […]

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Rock and roll is never perfect

Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night were interviewed for the European edition of Newsweek. This being a very mainstream publication, the interview may sound a bit superficial to a trained ear (we all could probably do without yet another retelling of the gambling house burning down story). There are still interesting bits and pieces, nevertheless. When […]

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Things to look forward to in 2017

And the new year is shaping up to be a busy one. Glenn Hughes will kick of the touring on January 20 in the UK, which will be followed by a month long European tour. And right now he is in the studio recording the fourth Black Country Communion album, which we also might expect […]

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Rainbow 2017 shows

Four Rainbow shows in June 2017 are being advertised by British concert ticket vendors: London O2 on the 17th, Manchester Arena on 22nd, Glasgow SSE Hydro on 25th, and Birmingham Genting Arena on 28th. All appear to be reserved seating and go on sale December 8 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available through: Ticketline […]

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Two more Rainbow previews

Two more preview tracks from Rainbow Memories in Rock – Live In Germany live album recorded this summer. Spotlight Kid (Bietigheim-Bissingen, June 18, 2016): The second one is Man on the Silver Mountain from Loreley, June 17, 2016. You’ll have to got to third party sites to watch this one as Powers That Be™ made […]

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Second Memories in Rock preview

The record company posted another preview track for Rainbow Memories in Rock. And despite the consensus among fans being that playing Purple numbers was not, ahem, the band’s strongest point, the powers to be, in their infinite wisdom, chose Perfect Strangers:

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First Memories in Rock preview

First preview track for the upcoming live Rainbow release Memories in Rock has been published by the record company. It is a slightly anticlimactic Black Night from encore performance in Bietigheim-Bissingen on June 18. (watch inside)

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Memories in Rock track listing

Track listings for the different formats of the new Rainbow live release Memories in Rock — Live in Germany started surfacing. Here’s what we know so far.

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Live Rainbow album to be released in November

There has been no official announcement yet (as far as we know), but some online retailers started listing release of a new Rainbow live recording. Presumably the one recorded the tree dates in June this year. Titled Memories in Rock — Live in Germany, it is apparently scheduled for release on November 18 via Edel […]

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“When I lived back in fifteen hundreds…”

Ritchie Blackmore’s interview that he gave to Radio Veronica (and was teased online a few weeks ago) has been now posted in its entirety. It is more entertaining rather than informative, owing that to the very dry sense of humour of said gentleman.

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