(Classic Rock) A documentary focusing on the career of former Rainbow and Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore is to be released later this year, it's been announced. The Ritchie Blackmore Story will be issued on November 6 via Eagle Rock Entertainment on Blu-ray and 2DVD/2CD.
The film features interviews with Blackmore, along with contributions from Brian May, Glenn Hughes, Lars Ulrich, Steve Lukather, Joe Satriani, David Coverdale, Gene Simmons, Joe Lynn Turner, Steve Vai, Graham Bonnet, Ian Anderson and the late Jon Lord.
The package will also be released in a deluxe edition featuring Rainbow's Live In Tokyo DVD/CD, recorded at their show at the Budokan in 1984. It'll be housed in a 60-page hardback photo book. Read more including the track details here.