On This Day (November 10)…A Rainbow Rises!

Rainbow performed on this day in 1975 at the Forum in Montreal, Canada. Advertisement for the show. Retrieved from here. Although there were at least four dates planned prior to this one, they were rescheduled for some reason or other. As a result, this was Rainbow's onstage debut. The group would go on to perform … Continue reading On This Day (November 10)…A Rainbow Rises!

On This Day (December 7)…Rainbow Over Nagoya

Rainbow performed on this day in 1976 at the Nagoya-Shī Kokaido in Japan. The band was on their first ever Japanese portion of a tour, and they have enjoyed enduring popularity there since. On this night, Ronnie James Dio dedicated the Deep Purple song “Mistreated”, which the band had taken as their own, to Tommy … Continue reading On This Day (December 7)…Rainbow Over Nagoya