Rainbow – Stranger In Us All, 1995

Stranger in Us All is the eighth and final outing album by Rainbow, released in 1995. Blackmore put together a new version of Rainbow with little-known musicians in 1994. Stranger in Us All was originally intended to be his solo album but it was billed as Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow, making Stranger in Us All the […]

Rainbow – Difficult to Cure, 1981

Difficult to Cure is the fifth studio album by Rainbow, released in 1981. The album marked further commercialization of the bands sound. It became the bands highest charting album on the UK charts, where it peaked at number three. American singer Joe Lynn Turner was recruited and sang over already completed musical tracks. The album’s […]

Rainbow – Long Live Rock n Roll, 1978

Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll is the third studio album by Rainbow released in 1978 and it’s the final album featuring vocalist Ronnie James Dio, signifying the change towards a more main stream band. The song starts with the title track “Long Live Rock n Roll” which is similar in theme to “If You Don’t […]

Rainbow – Rainbow Rising, 1976

Following up with yesterdays album is the 1976 release of Rainbow Rising. Ritchie Blackmore only retained vocalist Ronnie James Dio for this album lineup and recruited drummer Cozy Powell, bassist Jimmy Bain, and keyboard player Tony Carey to complete the new line up. This album was recorded in less than a month and produced by […]

Sir Lord Baltimore – Kingdom Come, 1970

Sir Lord Baltimore’s 1970 debut album Kingdom Come. One of the most influential, yet often forgotten proto-Metal bands. In fact it is one of the first albums described as “heavy metal”. Sir Lord Baltimore’s – Kingdom Come is a riff heavy album loaded with energetic and aggressive vocals by John Garner who also serves as […]