Both Andy and Wayne have been getting a much needed upgrade of late. Andy has seen the arrival of a NEO Ventilator II Rotary Speaker Simulator - in plain english its for those who want to recreate the pulsating sound of a rotating Leslie 122 Speaker - Yep you heard it here first !! Not to be outdone Wayne has picked himself up a new Mic. For a while now Wayne has been utilising various "house" microphones but things are on the up so say hello to the new Shure SM58 Dynamic Mic
Get Ready Ashton - Under - Lyne.........Rainbow Rising Are Back!! Its been over three years since the band performed under the Rainbow Rising banner at The Witchwood - some of the guys played under The Blackmore Legacy name in 2016 but now Rainbow Rising are back!! Return
The Deep Purple Family Tree paid Nottingham a visit last night at The Rescue Rooms and despite Wayne suffering illness in the week that was badly affecting his vocals he managed to haul himself through the pre determined setlist without having to change any of the tracks or running order and because of his proffessionalism put in a solid shift. The Rescue Rooms operate a 10pm curfew so the doors opened to the public early at 6:30pm with Rainbow Rising opening the show coming
After taking The Rock And Bike Fest in South Normanton by storm the guys return to the stage of The Rescue Rooms in Nottingham for the next of the Deep Purple Family Tree events.Its an early start of 6.30pm and a curfew of 10pm is in place. Rainbow Rising will be joined by Pure Purple and Whitesnake UK (The Tribute) so if your into anything Deep Purple pay us a visit. Hope to see you all there. Please see the the links on our homepage and Gigs page for tickets and more inform
This has to be one of the major highlights in Rainbow Risings history. The band had been keenly anticipating the festival for weeks, arrangements were in place to be onsite around 3pm giving plenty of time to settle in and take in the energy the festival was providing. Spending time to have a beer, catching up with with old friends and enjoying a tonne of banter keeping the adrenaline flowing. Today was a massive day for the band, the last time they played the festival Mark '
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From Blabbermouth.net RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW "Live in Birmingham 2016" (Eagle Rock Entertainment) Disc One: 01. Over The Rainbow / Highway Star 02. Spotlight Kid 03. Mistreated 04. Since You Been Gone 05. Man On The Silver Mountain 06. Soldier Of Fortune 07. Medley: Difficult To Cure (Beethoven's Ninth) / Drum Solo / Bass Solo / Band Jam / Keyboard Solo (inc Toccata & Fugue in Dm) / Difficult To Cure (Beethoven's Ninth) 08. Catch The Rainbow Disc Two: 01. Perfect Strange