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Ritchie Blackmore Rainbow

It’s finally happened! 21 years after unplugging his customary white Stratocaster to perform with his wife Candice Night in the medieval folk rock band Blackmore’s Night, Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow returned to wild applause at the Monsters Of Rock event held in Loreley, Germany this evening, Friday 17th June. Ritchie Blackmore …
Photo of Glenn Hughes on stage

Ritchie Blackmore has confirmed that his former Deep Purple bandmate, Glenn Hughes, was asked to join the latest line-up of Rainbow, Blackmore’s post-Purple band which reformed two years ago with a brand new line-up. Blackmore was interviewed by Billboard, who asked whether the guitarist invited Glenn to be part of …