(NOTE LANGUAGE) While Will Smith was promoting his new movie Emancipation, he mentioned he'd understand if some people aren't "ready" to see him in a film yet, in the wake of his Oscar night slap of Chris Rock. However, Guy Ritchie, who directed Smith as... Read More.
Just in time for the holidays, Blackmore's Night, the renaissance folk-rock band led by former Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his wife, singer Candice Night, has released an expanded and remastered version of its 2006 Christmas album, Winter Carols. Available as a two-CD set... Read More.
In 2016, founding Deep Purple and Rainbow guitarist Ritchie Blackmore relaunched the latter band with a new lineup, although, to date, the group's latest incarnation has only performed in the U.K. and mainland Europe, and only sporadically. Blackmore, whose main musical... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- In 1998, a then-unknown director named Guy Ritchie and an even less-known former Olympic diver named Jason Statham collaborated on the cult classic heist movie Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. They followed that up with another heist hit, 2000's Snatch, with Brad Pitt. Fast-forward to 2021.... Read More.
William Shatner's upcoming studio album, The Blues, includes a rendition of B.B. King's 1970 hit "The Thrill Is Gone" featuring founding Deep Purple and Rainbow guitarist Ritchie Blackmore. That song has now been released as an advance single. Shatner's version features the Star... Read More.
As previously reported, William Shatner has applied his unique spoken-word stylings to an upcoming album of blues classics. He's already released the first track -- a collaboration the current lineup of Canned Heat... Read More.