"Ritchie Blackmore - Guitar Gods (DVD and Book Set)"
Guitar Gods looks at the pioneering technique of Ritchie Blackmore that combined virtuosity with flamboyant showmanship. Through talking to those who knew and played with the controversial front man of Deep Purple and Rainbow, wie get to the reality behind the much-maligned myth as we analyse both the music and the strains and pressures in a constant pursuit of perfection. Showcasing Blackmore's awesome axe-work with highlights from over 40 years at the top, this film also presents the sometimes brutally candid views of a host of ex-band mates. Nicky Simper and Glenn Hughes give their honest opinions of a man with an ego as undeniable as his god-like talent, plus the views of Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Jon Lord, Iain Paice and Ronnie James Dio.
The 72 page book features in-depth interviews with Ian Gillan, Bob Daisley and Ritchie Blackmore, and also features Ritchie Blackmore's discography.
"Rainbow - Audiobiography (Audio-CD and Book Set)"
This is the true story of hard rock legends Rainbow, up close and personal, as told by those who toured and recorded with the band.
The concert draws on material of Rainbow on concert from film, TV and radio archives, along with in-depth interviews with former band members from alost the entire 30 plus years of Rainbow. Lead vocalists Graham Bonnet, Joe Lynn Turner and Dougie White, plus bass player Bob Daisley and drummer Bobby Rondinelli, all offer intimate insights into the music of one of the most controversial front men from rock history and the breathtaking band he created, the one and only Ritchie Blackmore.
The accompanying 72-page book features a comprehensive biography of Rainbow, with an in-depth analysis on their music