Ritchie Blackmore Open to Final Deep Purple Concert"I would be available for one show — for nostalgic reasons,"
The Beatles Open For An Idol, The Band Set Off On Their Own: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]July 1st: In which The Beatles open for an American they love at the Cavern Club...The Band have their own hit, John Lennon records at his Tittenhurst Park home, Eric Clapton with Delaney and Bonnie and Friends, and the shagadelic daughter of Steven Tyler...
Pagey Joins The Yardbirds, Blackmore Quits Deep Purple, Ray Davies Is 73: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]June 21st: Live Kinks, Aerosmith in the "Toxic Twins" years, Badfinger, Rolling Stones, Yardbirds with Jimmy Page, The Troggs getting down and dirty in Paris, and Axl Rose losing his temper! Oh my!
Britain Loves Chuck Berry, Page Plays SNL With Puff Daddy Or Diddy Or Whatever: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]May 9th: If Live music is best then Live music on video has to be in the top 10 anyway, and we've got it from Chuck Berry Gene Vincent The Doors Buffalo Springfield at their exclusive Reunion The Ventures and Cheap Trick in their Prime.
The Beatles First American Concert, Ringo Gets Married, Paul Gets Cleaned Out: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]February 11th: The Beatles first concert on U.S. soil, Ringo and his lovely bride do an interview, as does Paul's ex after cleaning him out...all that and more in today's video roundup!
Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton Disses Ritchie BlackmoreHamilton recently performed with Thin Lizzy, as openers for Blackmore's Rainbow.
Ritchie Blackmore's Biggest (Guitar) Smashes
Heart, Rush, Deep Purple, Procul Harum, Joan Jett Make Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame BallotHard rock fans may have cause to rejoice within a few weeks: after being ignored for years, Rush and Deep Purple are on this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot, as is Heart and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. One question that has yet to be answered is, if inducted, which members of these groups will be included?
Glenn Hughes On A Deep Purple Mk III Reunion: "No One At 'Castle Blackmore' Opened The Door"Glenn Hughes tells CBS Local that "Jon, David and I were trying to get it together." The roadblock was the band's famously mercurial guitarist: "We couldn’t get ahold of him. We sent carrier pigeons, and the Pony Express. But nobody at 'Castle Blackmore' answered the door. It wasn’t meant to be."
Rock Flashback: Ritchie Blackmore