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Mo Foster R.I.P.

Roger Glover posts a eulogy to an old friend Mo Foster: Deep sadness at the news that Mo Foster has died. I met him on the Butterfly Ball sessions in 1974 and we always remained friends. Not only was he a warm and charming man but an inspiring bass player and endowed with a superb […]

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No chain of events can shackle him down

Graham Bonnet appeared on the Vintage Rock Pod(cast), talking about his illustrious career, starting all the way from back in the 60s. Almost half of the conversation dealt with his days in Rainbow. That segment starts at about 7’15” into the podcast, however, we encourage you to listen to the whole 50+ minutes thing — […]

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Leave it at that

While on tour in São Paulo, Brazil (the gig there was on April 22), Roger Glover spoke to Rock Hard Greece. Among other things, he was asked about the possibility of announcing a “special” final show: No, I don’t think that’s a great idea. I’ve never liked that idea. In fact, I don’t even like […]

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Number one by the lunch time

A Dutch TV documentary on the history of Love is All, with participation from Roger Glover, Eddie Hardin, Ronnie James Dio, Ray Fenwick, and the book author Alan Aldridge. Everything you wanted to know about the track that to everybody’s surprise charted in that part of the world, and then some. It looks like this […]

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Supersonic love

A cover of Roger Glover’s Love is All appears as a bonus track on the just released album Golden Age of Music from Arjen Lucassen’s (of the Ayreon fame) new project Supersonic Revolution.

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Looking in the mirror

Roger Glover was interviewed for Brazil’s Rádio Rock. The questions seem a bit contrived, so Roger is trying to make the best of it. See for yourselves.

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Here and gone

Goldmine publishes a retrospective of “insightful glimpses into the band’s musical soul” taken from Roger Glover’s interviews that he gave to the magazine over the years. Roger Glover’s opinion on concert bootlegs When you’re in a band you really don’t know what you are, what you represent to fans. We know what we are between […]

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Rainbow: A Visual Biography

Another “visual” book pre-order — Rainbow: A Visual Biography by renowned Blackmorologist Jerry Bloom. From 1975, through the eighties, re-activated in the nineties and a slight return in 2016-18, Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow took its fans on numerous journeys from the grandiose beginnings with Ronnie James Dio to the chart busting times with Graham Bonnet and […]

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Dan McCafferty R.I.P.

Roger Glover got in touch and asked us to post this message on the passing of Dan McCafferty: The news that Dan has died hits hard. A friend of over fifty years, we shared many a tour and much studio time. With his mischievous smile and, endowed with a unique voice of grit and whisky, […]

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Manny Charlton R.I.P.

The founding member of Nazareth guitarist Manuel “Manny” Charlton has passed away at the age of 80. Roger Glover writes: Very sad to hear that Nazareth’s guitarist, Manny Charlton, has died. I last met him about five years ago in Spain after losing touch for many years, and it was a lovely reunion. Nazareth played […]

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