Rainbow Family Tree In Pictures…courtesy of Kerrang! magazine

Back in 1982, Kerrang! magazine ran a series of articles across three issues – Kerrang! 14, Kerrang! 15 and culminating in a very helpful Rainbow family tree (in pictures) in Kerrang! 16 to… Continue reading

Kerrang! No.15 May 1982 Article Uploaded

 The full article on Rainbow from May 1982 (Kerrang! No.15) has been uploaded and includes this rather camp centrefold! I’ve seen better pics of the band, but it is what it is! Read… Continue reading

‘Live In Germany 1976’ updated with rare photo booklet

Just acquired the Live In Germany 2LP version of this classic series of live concerts from Rainbow Mk2 in 1976. The original UK pressing comes complete with an 8 page photo booklet with… Continue reading

‘Death Alley Driver’ single update

Just added this MINT copy of Death Alley Driver/Power to my collection. Also released in Netherlands with a different B-side (‘Tite Squeeze’). Does anyone know if it was released in any other countries… Continue reading

Rainbow Rising tops readers poll

Back in October 1981, Kerrang! and Sounds readers voted Rainbow Rising the No.1 album in a poll – 5 years+ since it was released. See the full chart here

Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow in the media

A new section has been added with magazine covers and press articles from 1975-1997 on Ritchie Blackmore and Rainbow. Read the interviews with Cozy Powell, Blackmore, Dio and more.     

New promo video section launched

A new collection of the available promo videos has been launched today (7th August 2012) featuring the earliest Rainbow videos featuring Ronnie James Dio. Check out the current selection here, (more videos will… Continue reading

Never Say Die…Or Difficult To Cure?

It is rumoured that Hipgnosis (the avant garde sleeve designers most famous for their Pink Floyd concepts) had this ‘masked doctors’ photo lying around for a few years before it was used for… Continue reading

Blackmore’s Best Work…

Ronnie James Dio preferred the debut album, Blackmore himself never seemed satisfied…my all time favourite Rainbow album has to be ‘Rainbow Rising’. It’s easily his best work since ‘In Rock’ and ‘Machine Head’ and… Continue reading

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