Release date: 4 August 1975
Style: Hard rock, Heavy metal


8.8 | 316 votes


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01. Man On The Silver Mountain
02. Self Portrait
03. Black Sheep Of The Family [Quatermass cover]
04. Catch The Rainbow
05. Snake Charmer
06. Temple Of The King
07. If You Don't Like Rock 'N' Roll
08. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
09. Still I'm Sad [Yardbirds cover] [Instrumental]

Top 20 albums of 1975: 1
Top 200 albums of all time: 142

Lyrics (9)

Additional info
Recorded 20.02-14.03.1975 at Musicland Studios, Munich.
Released on Polydor.
Produced by Blackmore, Birch & Dio.

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megadeath13 - 17.11.2012 at 13:31  
  Great Album, but more stuff to come, from this genious band.
Bad English - 02.01.2013 at 19:17  
Rating: 10 Best of Rainbow, best what Blackmore ever wrote, best of Dio to ... simply a 70's masterpiece, harmony, magic, weird inspiration, weird lyrics, muisc and feeling
Lumpcicle - 06.05.2013 at 22:57  
Rating: 7 Solid hard rock album riddled with some inconsistencies. Some tracks sound ahead of it's time while others sound like the track was cut in '69, six years before the record was made. Still, there's some can't miss songs on this album. "Self Portrait', "Catch the Rainbow" and "Temple of the King" really shows what this band was capable of.
Ruchesko - 26.01.2015 at 20:11  
Rating: 7 Didn't tickle me.

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