BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his fiancée Candice Night, have set "Village Lanterne" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in early 2006 via SPV Records. A single, "I'll Be There (Just Call My Name)", will precede the album on September 5. Check out a preview of "I'll Be There (Just Call My Name)" at and the B-side cut "Old Mill Inn" at

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT will release their DVD, "Castles and Dreams", in North America on October 11. Featuring the entire beautifully-shot concert at Burg Veldenstein/Neuhaus in Germany, the program also includes over four and a half hours of material, including TV appearances, music videos, and movie archives from Ritchie Blackmore (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) and Candice Night. A trailer can be viewed here.

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT have announced their only three holiday performances in the U.S.:

Dec. 08 - The Concert Hall (New York Society for Ethical Culture) – New York, NY
Dec. 09 - The Strand Theater – Lakewood, NJ
Dec. 10 - Scottish Rite Theater – Collingswood, NJ


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