Tag: Roger Glover

  • Deep Purple – Revisiting the Legendary Made in Japan!

    Deep Purple – Revisiting the Legendary Made in Japan!

    In the wake of Machine Head, Deep Purple’s 1972 magnum opus, the group set off on their first tour of Japan. By this point in time, the classic MK II version of the band, featuring Ian Gillan, Ian Paice, Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord (RIP), and Roger Glover was in full swing, having just released the […]

  • Rainbow Monsters of Rock Live at Donington 1980

    Rainbow Monsters of Rock Live at Donington 1980

    1979 saw the arrival of vocalist Graham Bonnet into Rainbow; it was his first foray into classic hard rock, a path that would take his career in a completely different direction. Down to Earth was the first (and subsequently, only) studio album from Rainbow to feature Bonnet, although he would go on to play with other acts, […]

  • Rainbow – Revisiting Down to Earth, Featuring Frontman Graham Bonnet!

    Rainbow – Revisiting Down to Earth, Featuring Frontman Graham Bonnet!

        Following the release of Rainbow’s Long Live Rock and Roll album in 1978, vocalist Ronnie James Dio quit the band, eventually replacing Ozzy Osbourne in Black Sabbath. Bob Daisley and David Stone were both let go from the group by Ritchie Blackmore, leaving it as a band with only Blackmore and drummer Cozy […]

  • Deep Purple – Another Day, More New Deep Purple Live Material….

    Deep Purple – Another Day, More New Deep Purple Live Material….

    Deep Purple has been keeping busy, even nearly half a century since they began. The current lineup of the band features classic MK II members Ian Gillan (vocals), Roger Glover (bass), and Ian Paice (drums), teamed up with guitarist Steve Morse (formerly of Kansas and Dixie Dregs, who joined in 1993) and keyboardist Don Airey […]

  • Knee Deep in Purple and Tailgun – Classic Hard Rock on Stage at Babes!

    Knee Deep in Purple and Tailgun – Classic Hard Rock on Stage at Babes!

        At long last, after months of anticipation, Knee Deep in Purple (formerly Purplesque) made their live debut in Vegas. As one of the most difficult bands to pay tribute to, this was an eagerly awaited show for this rock and roll fan. The show this evening, also featuring co-headliners TailGun, took place at […]