In 1981, the four-track 'Jealous Lover' release qualified for Billboard's LP countdown.
Of all genres of music, Heavy Metal is the black sheep of the family, quietly burning steady, strong & eternally bright, away from the mainstream glare.
Scottish rock bassist Jimmy Bain, revered for his work with Rainbow, Dio and in many other outlets, has died at the age of 68.
Arguably Rainbow's most polished, accessible and consummate record, Difficult To Cure climbed into the UK Top 10 in 1981.
This is the band's musical autobiography, the landmarks and the key moneys…it's Deep Purple in 20 Songs
Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow have a wealth of newly-reissued material on the way soon, both on vinyl and in a lavish CD box set.
Rainbow was formed in 1975 by former Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore: before that, Blackmore was in the Outlaws & worked with Screaming Lord Sutch.
It's emotional, it's empowering and, if experienced in a live setting with partner close by, it can induce the involuntary waving of a lighter in the air...