Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore salutes ‘ultimate guitar hero’ Eddie Van Halen

The former Deep Purple member took to social media to celebrate the late Van Halen

Listen: Ritchie Blackmore and William Shatner jam on The Thrill Is Gone

Shatner’s new blues record features a surprisingly stacked guest lineup.

Why playing fast shouldn’t matter

Speed thrills, but you shouldn’t obsess over clocking a hundred miles per hour with your fingers.

Seven guitar legends on finding your voice

BB King, Ritchie Blackmore, Jeff Beck and other musical icons dish the secrets of developing your personal playing style.

Ritchie Blackmore—Recalls Life with Deep Purple

This interview was originally published in 2010. Ritchie Blackmore's contributions to guitar rock began in the mid-'60s, when he performed sessions for the likes of...