Rainbow Fanclan Legacy Discography - New Albums


Rainbow - Portraits of Rainbow: The Dio Years book
June 22, 2023
New Releases

Portraits of Rainbow - The Dio Years book is a photographic celebration of Ritchie Blackmore’s supergroup, formed in 1975 by the guitarist as he left Deep Purple and started Rainbow, including singer Ronnie James Dio.

Rainbow - Santiago 1996: Release on 2LP Coloured Marble Vinyl
May 28, 2023
New Releases

Another dodgy release. A 2LP Coloured Marble Vinyl of Rainbow - Santiago 1996 with the misleading titles "Strangers In Us All" and "Purple Rainbows" to be released by Coda Records on May 31st, 2023.

Ronnie Romero: No more Rainbow for me
February 17, 2023

Ronnie Romero told in The Classic Rock Podcast: "Even if new Rainbow live shows would happen again my feeling is that I don't want to do it anymore. I don't feel like I can do it again, I think that's not my place anymore... playing with Ritchie".


Rainbow: A Visual Biography by Jerry Bloom
November 28, 2022
New Book

New book in which Jerry Bloom documents the band's history in a comprehensive timeline, that covers every facet of Rainbow from every angle. Aside from band photos, the visual element is enhanced with rare memorabilia and artifacts. Release date: April 14, 2023.

Ritchie Blackmore Storms Offstage at Sony Hall, Ends Show Prematurely
October 30, 2022
Concert Review

Blackmore's Night was set to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the band's debut album, Shadow of the Moon, with a performance at Sony Hall on October 30. Many things went wrong at the concert, some very evident to the audience.

Legendary Radio Broadcast Recordings & Transmission Impossible
October 24, 2022
New Releases

Some more dodgy releases. A 3cd set and a 6cd set. They seems nothing else than re-release of other crappy releases that we have seen before but this time bundled as box sets.

Ronnie James Dio - Dreamers Never Die
September 28, 2022

The first-ever career-spanning documentary titled 'Dreamers Never Die" on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronnie James Dio was to be seen in cinemas recently. Later to be released on DVD and BluRay. Wendy Dio told in an interview "Ritchie did not want anything to do with the film."

Made in Purple - De Helling, Utrecht, The Netherlands
September 2, 2022
Concert Review

Made in Purple exists of four seasoned session and live musicians who pass on the rockvirus to next generations at the Music Conservatoriums of Brussels and Ghent, one younger vocal supertalent who, as Ian Gillan originally did, performed the role of "Jesus"¯in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar: they transported us back to the mythic live masterpiece of Deep Purple's Made in Japan.