Tag Archives: Roger Glover

DEEP PURPLE’s “Machine Head” Heads For The Ultimate Reissue

February 7, 2024

Perhaps, it’s because of their last albums’ success and still being an active concert ensemble that DEEP PURPLE seemed to have missed out on properly celebrating the fiftieth anniversaries of the band’s classic achievements, yet eventually, on the way to … Continue reading

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“The Butterfly Ball” Gets A Box Set Treatment

February 25, 2018

While the reissue of this project’s live version remains in contractual limbo, 1974’s “The Butterfly Ball And The Grasshopper’s Feast” – credited to Roger Glover And Friends but written in significant part by Eddie Hardin – will emerge anew as … Continue reading

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“Butterfly Ball”: A New Look At The Movie

May 20, 2017

Since its release in 1974, Roger Glover’s “The Butterfly Ball And The Grasshopper’s Feast” has had a double life: one of a glorified rock opera, and the other of a slightly surrealistic film that interjected footage from a 1975 concert … 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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