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‘Ere’s a Motrin suppository fo’ yah!

David Coverdale was a guest on Joe Bonamassa’s Live From Nerdville podcast yesterday, June 23.

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Hard enough to get into jeans

In his recent interview with Planet Rock radio David Coverdale doubles down on his decision to retire after the next tour: Last year we were supposed to do what was going to be my farewell tour, and it was sold out and it was amazing. Of course, everything was cancelled to Covid. So, God willing, […]

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Something epic is about to happen

Our favourite opera singer continues fangirling over Ronnie James Dio with her analysis of Rainbow’s Gates of Babylon.

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Ronnie James Dio birthday livestream

Glenn Hughes, Tony Iommi, Carmine and Vinny Appice, and many, many others will be taking part in a virtual Ronnie James Dio birthday bash on July 10, 2021. This global livestream fundraising event is organized by the Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund and hosted by Rolling Live Studios. It will start at 2PM Pacific […]

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88 inches of therapy wrapped around that Jaguar

The hairspray version of Whitesnake’s Here I Go Again re-entered the charts in the week of May 13, 2021. It went straight to #1 on Billboard Hot Hard Rock Songs chart with 2.5 million US streams (up 22%) and 1,000 downloads sold (up 178%). The renewed interest in the track is attributed to the death […]

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The energy of break on through

Break on Through is the title of a short film about rock climbing for which Tommy Bolin together with his early band Energy wrote and recorded quite a Mahavishnuesque soundtrack. One can clearly see here why just a year later Billy Cobham tapped Bolin to step into John McLaughlin’s shoes, so to speak.

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Music for the treadmill

Glenn Hughes and Doug Aldrich were guests on Rock Solid podcast episode 561 last Saturday, April 22, promoting the last Dead Daisies’ album and the eventually upcoming tour. Meanwhile, The Daisies have announced a handful of dates booked for the end of June / early July this year. It’s just a short US tour in […]

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Always do your homework

Rolling Stone magazine has series called Unknown Legends where they interview “[…] veteran musicians who have toured and recorded alongside icons for years, if not decades. All are renowned in the business, but some are less well known to the general public.” David Rosenthal was the latest guest on this feature column. Tell me how […]

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Every opera singer can learn from this

Watch this if you enjoy knowing how the sausage is made. A genuine bona fide opera singer is reacting to Stargazer, dissecting the greatness of Ronnie James Dio, and in the process discovering for herself that little phenomena called Ritchie Blackmore.

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Second element

Another clip from Blackmore’s Night new album — a cover of Sarah Brightman’s Second Element. Mmmm, the Strat…

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