Ritchie Blackmore’s Trial by Fire for Supporting Guitarists
Ex-Dio member Craig Goldy recalls being forbidden to play solos, and how he broke rules to befriend Deep Purple icon.
Joe Satriani Responds to Ritchie Blackmore’s Criticism
One guitarist recently said some things about another guitarist's playing. Now the other guitarist has something to say.
Ritchie Blackmore Was Glad to Be Replaced in Deep Purple
Former Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore has weighed in on the direction the band went after he left the lineup for the final time in 1993.
Ritchie Blackmore Says Glenn Hughes Nearly Joined Rainbow in 2016
Ritchie Blackmore said he invited Glenn Hughes to join the 2016 incarnation of Rainbow, and that it came to within a day of actually happening.
That Time Christopher Cross Filled in for Ritchie Blackmore at a Deep Purple Show
He's chiefly known today as a singer-songwriter with a knack for ballads, but Christopher Cross is really an underrated rock guitarist.
Ritchie Blackmore Says Rainbow Reunion Shows Could Have Been Better
Ritchie Blackmore has admitted that the Rainbow reunion shows of 2016 could have been better.
Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow Announce ‘Memories in Rock II’ Live LP
Ritchie Blackmore's live shows with the 2017 edition of Rainbow are being commemorated with the release of a new CD/DVD package titled 'Memories in Rock II.'
Ian Gillan Explains Why Deep Purple Reunion With Ritchie Blackmore Won’t Happen
Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan has revealed his reasons for refusing a one-off reunion with former guitarist Ritchie Blackmore.
Ritchie Blackmore Reportedly Refused Hughes, Coverdale and Lord Deep Purple Reunion
Glenn Hughes said that three-fifths of Deep Purple's Mark III lineup once unsuccessfully tried to reunite with Ritchie Blackmore.
Steve Morse Says Ritchie Blackmore’s Return to Deep Purple Would Be ‘Nice’
Current Deep Purple guitarist Steve Morse said it would be “nice” if his predecessor Ritchie Blackmore could return to the band for a guest appearance.