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COLOSSEUM II – War Dance

August 17, 2018

MCA 1977 / Esoteric 2018 The final curtain for powerful fusion unit whose intricate assault defied all expectations. It was a brief, yet exciting, sprint from to this album, COLOSSEUM II’s third and last offering. Released less than six months … Continue reading

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RAINBOW – Boston 1981

May 28, 2016

Cleopatra 2016 Spectacular charge by The Man in Black and his motley crew of merry gentlemen. The spring of 1981 found Ritchie Blackmore’s band at their tightest, with former flash reined in for a slick performance of non-progressive or panache-strutting … Continue reading

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RAINBOW’s 1981 Concert To Be Released

March 18, 2016

Looks like Ritchie Blackmore’s revival of his former band has awaken a lot of RAINBOW demons – if they ever were asleep, that is. There’s been a slew of related releases lately, and May 13th will see the issue of “Boston … Continue reading

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RAINBOW’s Donington Set To Be Out?

February 8, 2016

Difficult to say to what extent this is official, but Amazon.de has listed a forthcoming – scheduled for April 22nd – release from RAINBOW: Ritchie Blackmore’s ensemble’s much-coveted set from 1980’s “Monsters of Rock” festival. Titled “Monsters of Rock – Live at Donington 1980,” it should … Continue reading

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DEEP PURPLE: Another Japanese Adventure

June 24, 2015

A few days ago we on the forthcoming DEEP PURPLE concert album, “From The Setting Sun…”, documenting the band’s performance at Wacken festival in 2013, and now there’s a release date announced: August 28th. More so, now the ellipsis at the end … Continue reading

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