It was the dawn of a new day, especially for the music world. What felt so fresh during the…
Frank White got his start in photography as a teen shooting Led Zeppelin, Bob Marley, Thin Lizzy, and Black Sabbath. We spoke with him about his career and his impressive book about Ronnie James Dio.
Given the less than compelling content seeping into the hard rock scene at the time, DIO’s The Last in Line was the right record at the right time when it was released on July 2nd, 1984 via Warner Bros. Records. Thirty-five years later, it’s still guaranteed to blister your backside like no other slab from that era.
Super-group, Dream Child offers up an impressive, epic-length effort — a “holy shit” record that recreates the magical long-lost allure of such iconic hard rock stalwarts as Deep Purple, Rainbow and Uriah Heep.
So, the bottom line is that Ritchie Blackmore stuck to his guns, did things his way, and ultimately proved that he can be successful no matter what.
Rock’n’roll god Ritchie Blackmore and his band Rainbow are releasing a second volume of live material Memories In Rock II on CD, vinyl, and digital formats.
By Mike Bax In 1984, I can vividly remember seeing Lee Aaron on my television. She was gorgeous. She…
Review and Photos by Samantha Wu Toronto’s favorite Gothic synth band, The Birthday Massacre, kicked off the new year with an…
Modestep have premiered a new track, “Rainbow” featuring Dutch electro-hip hop duo The Partysquad, via their SoundCloud.
The Rainbow album, Live in Germany 1976, boasts the classic line-up of Ritchie Blackmore, Ronnie James Dio, Cozy Powell, Jimmy Bain and Tony Carey all assembled onstage in the prime of their careers. To many hard rock fans (and Rainbow fans) this is the lineup to beat all other others. Honestly this much talent on one stage at the same time is just ridiculous.