Ayumi Hamasaki – Rainbow – Review

July 23, 2003

Rainbow is the fifth studio album of original material by Japan’s Ayumi Hamasaki and it’s nothing short of dazzling with its variety of sounds and textures.

Import Zone – Column

July 23, 2003

With all of the fuss about the movie Bend It Like Beckham, one might be curious about the debut solo album by David Beckham’s wife and former member of The Spice Girls, Victoria Beckham.

Rainbow – Rainbow Rising – Review

September 1, 1999

The place to start would be one from each era, beginning perhaps with Rainbow Rising, which is the heaviest, most epic and doomful from the Dio years.

Rainbow – On Stage – Review

September 1, 1999

if you’re missing any of these suckers, now’s the time to enter the majestic realms of Ritchie Blackmore and the catalogue’s three legendary vocalists.

Rainbow – Finyl Vinyl – Review

September 1, 1999

The overlooked hits, live and rarities album, Finyl Vinyl, also adds two tracks not on the original CD reissue, but other than that, it’s the straight goods.

Rainbow – Down To Earth – Review

September 1, 1999

The Purplemeister blessed with perhaps Ritchie’s half dozen or so best riffs, plus the band’s rousing cover of Russ Ballard’s “Since You Been Gone.”

Rainbow – Difficult To Cure – Review

September 1, 1999

There are a few weak links (the debut and Difficult To Cure, both underproduced and confused), no self-respecting metalhead should be without this catalogue.

Rainbow – Bent Out Of Shape – Review

September 1, 1999

Fave here is Bent Out Of Shape simply for its cohesion, the record courting relationship depression with the AOR mastery and smash single “Street Of Dreams.”