Tag Archive: album

‘Rainbow Rising’ original launch advertisement – NME

Here’s the original full page ad for the new Rainbow album back in June 1976. This appeared in New Musical Express (NME) and features a glowing review by Geoff Barton (then writing for… 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

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

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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