2 items by Kris Nicholson

  • A Night At The Opera

    A Night At The Opera | ALBUM REVIEW

    In less than three years, with four albums, Queen has risen from the heavy-metal minor leagues to a position approaching that of Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple. But the group has some annoying weaknesses, notably a tendency...

    April 8, 1976 12:00 AM ET
  • Come Taste The Band

    Come Taste The Band | ALBUM REVIEW

    Ritchie Blackmore, Deep Purple's central force since their creation, left the group after Stormbringer to form his own group; this is Deep Purple's first record with new guitarist Tommy Bolin.   The album takes off in the chunky funk-rock...

    February 12, 1976 12:00 AM ET