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Blackmore's Night - Christmas EP

Christmas is a special time for so many people across the globe and, irrespective of age, is filled with wonder and a sense of wellbeing. There is a heady nostalgia for simpler and better times and that is probably needed more this year, than it has been in decades, as …
Photo of the Kiss Vegas package

With only 86 sleeps to Christmas, Eagle Rock Entertainment have you covered with live concert releases from Aerosmith, Mötley Crüe, Ritchie Blackmore, Black Sabbath and Kiss packages all to be issued on coloured vinyl in time for Christmas, with some on DVD too. ‘Aerosmith Rocks Donington’ (out 20 November) has …
Photo of Metal guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore

I’ve got a Mandrake Root, It’s some thunder in my brain… Blackmore’s Night played De Vereeniging in Nijmegen, Holland on Wednesday night but the gig very nearly didn’t go ahead after Ritchie initially refused to take the stage. The guitar wizard apparently threw a wobbler because the correct number of …
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 …
Ritchie Blackmore Rainbox

When Ritchie Blackmore closed the door on his heavy rock career in 1997 to go and play renaissance folk music with his wife Candice Night in Blackmore’s Night nobody would have predicted that the door would be firmly shut for almost twenty years. Mark Taylor: Photos by Anthony May, Jens …