On This Day (August 16)…Rainbow’s End At Monsters of Rock

Touch, Riot, Saxon, April Wine, Scorpions, Judas Priest, and Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at Donnington Park in Castle Donington, England. Ticket for the show. Donington is misspelled. Retrieved from here. This was the first Monsters of Rock festival, which would run most years from 1980 until 1996, and see spinoffs in multiple … Continue reading On This Day (August 16)…Rainbow’s End At Monsters of Rock

On This Day (August 15)…Rainbow Setting (The Stage) at Donington

Rainbow rehearsed on this day in 1980 at Donington Park. The day after this rehearsal, Rainbow would headline the inaugural Monsters of Rock Festival at Castle Donington, England. Poster for the upcoming event. Retrieved from here. The Down to Earth lineup of Rainbow were at the height of their power, having successfully completed a world … Continue reading On This Day (August 15)…Rainbow Setting (The Stage) at Donington