December 1966 to April 1967
Lord Caesar Sutch & the Roman Empire
Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Tony Dangerfield (bss); Matthew Fisher (kbr); Joel James (sxp); Carlo Little (drm); David Sutch (vcl); plus possibly Johnny Bedder (gtr) during a few gigs.
Toured UK/Germany dressed up in Roman gladiator costumes. You should see the pictures from this era :-) Any recordings?