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Various Artists Blackmore's Castle Volume. 2 Lion Music LMC121

Track Listing
· Stormbringer
· Lady Of The Lake
· Mary Long
· Burn
· I Surender
· Kill The King
· All Night Long
· Maybe A Leo
· Mistreated
· Starstuck
· Can't Let You Go
· Soldier Of Fortune


Album Details
· Produced By: Various
· Running Time: 57.57
· Release Date: February 25
· Released: EU
· Genre: Instrumental
· WebLink:
· LabelLink: Lion Music

Artist Bio
Here comes the sequel to our 2003 release Blackmore's Castle. While some writers automatically have to attack all cover albums without neither trying to understand nor give them a serious chance an album such as this is a good way to both give the artists a chance to do something different and also find new fans. The previous Blackmore's Castle (vol I) was received very well by the fans of Lion Music so it was decided over a year ago that we would have to complete this series by releasing this second and final volume. It has taken quite a long time for us to get to where we are today, with a finished master of 12 immortal Deep Purple and Rainbow classics in new and fresh versions.

1. Domain – Stormbringer
(Ritchie Blackmore/David Coverdale)Carsten "Lizard" Schulz: vox
Axel "Ironfinger" Ritt: 6- & 12-string acoustic guitars, 6- & 12-string electric guitars, backing- and harmony-vocals
Erdmann "Erdi" Lange: acoustic and electric-piano, Hammond-organ, synthesizers and "hand edge keyboards", backing- and harmony-vocals
Jochen Mayer: bass, backing- and harmony-vocals
Stefan Köllner: drums
recorded, edited and mixed by Axel "Ironfinger" Ritt in August/September 2004 at Meadow Recording Studios, Weiterstadt/ Germany.

  2. Michael Harris – Lady of the Lake
(Ritchie Blackmore/Ronnie James Dio)
Steve Snyder – vocals
Michael Harris – guitar, keyboards
Brian Harris – drums
Mike Neal – Bass
Vocals, guitars and keyboards recorded at PsychoSound (Dallas, TX)
Drums and bass recorded at the Lab (Dayton, Ohio)
Mixed by J.T. Longoria at PsychoSound

  3. Dogpound – Mary Long
(Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice)
Figge ~ Bass
Hea~ Vocals
Calle~ Drums
Micke~ Guitars

  4. Orion Riders – Burn
(Blackmore/Lord/Paice/Coverdale)
Joe Lombardo – vocals
Antonello Condorelli – guitars
Riccardo Failla – guitars
Carmelo Siracusa – bass
Tony Zappa – drums and keyboards

  5. Daniel Flores and Friends - I Surrender
(Russ Ballard)
Andreas Novak - Lead Vocals
Benny Jansson - Guitars
Andreas Lindahl- Keyboard solo
Andreas Olsson – Bass
Daniel Flores - DRums, Organ, String arrangements, Piano and all background vocals
Engineered, re-arranged, produced and mixed by Daniel Flores in Sheepvalley Studios 2004

  6. Baltimoore – Kill the King
(Ritchie Blackmore/Ronnie James Dio/Cozy Powell)
Bjorn Lodin - Vocals
Ian Haugland - Drums
Thomas Larsson - guitar
Weine Johansson - bass

  7. Rolf Munkes/Gerald Kloos – All Night Long
(Ritchie Blackmore/Roger Glover)
All Guitars: Rolf Munkes
Lead and background Vocals: Dave Michels
Bass: Rolf Munkes
Drums: Gerald Kloos
Vocal tracks recorded in the USA at Greyhawk Studios, Scottsdale, AZ
engineered by Evan Samuran
Drumtracks recorded at Drumstudio-Dreieich/Germany
Guitar recordings, engineering, final-mix & mastering at EMPIRE Studios/Germany by Rolf Munkes

  8. Man on Fire – Maybe a Leo
(Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice)
Eric Sands - Guitars / Bass
Jeff Hodges - Vocals / Zen Drum / Keyboards
Produced by Jeff Hodges
Recorded at Caffiene Trax

   09. Chris Catena – Mistreated
(Ritchie Blackmore/David Coverdale)
chris catena / lead vocals,backing vocals, mellotron
daniel flores / drums, orchestra arrangements
matteo filippini / lead guitar
aleks ferrara/ bass guitar
alessandro del vecchio / hammond organ, moog

  10. House of Shakira – Lady Starstruck
(Ritchie Blackmore/Ronnie James Dio)
Andreas Eklund - lead vocals
Anders Lundström - guitar/keyboard
Mats Hallstensson - guitar/vocals
Per Schelander - bass/vocals
Tony Andersson - drums

  11. Takara – Can't Let You Go
(Ritchie Blackmore/Joe Lynn Turner, intro David Rosenthal)
Michael Flatters Vocals
Neal Grusky     Guitar
Eric Ragno    Keyboards
Bjorn Engelen  Bass
Dave  jordan      Drums

  12. Chris Heaven – Soldier of Fortune
(Ritchie Blackmore/David Coverdale)
Chris Heaven – vocals
Max Arminchiardi - guitar, bass, keyboards.