Ronnie James Dio

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Hear Metallica’s Epic Tribute to Ronnie James Dio

The guys of Metallica couldn’t just narrow it down to one song, so they honored Dio with did a 9-minute medley comprised of 4 songs from his Rainbow era.

03/24/2014

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Metallica, Tenacious D, Rob Halford Contribute to Ronnie James Dio Tribute

The album will cover several phases of RJD’s career, including Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio.

02/06/2014

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Black Sabbath?

In What Have You Done For Us Lately? we examine the recent output by legendary artists. Yeah, we’re happy when they return with a new album… but really, just how happy are we? We’ll gauge their […]

06/12/2013

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Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell To Tour, Despite Chemo

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has announced he has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma for several months. In a post made to Def Leppard’s website, Campbell addressed his diagnosis and chemotherapy treatment. He writes, “I feel […]

06/11/2013

Dio Reveals Record Label After Death

There are some things in rock-n-roll that exist solely because of [lastfm]Ronnie James Dio[/lastfm]’s influence. If the demon-rocker hadn’t chanted incantations and channeled wizardry, would guitarist draw flames from their amplifiers? Would demons dance and serpents […]

09/10/2010

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Pays Tribute to The Late Ronnie James Dio

[lastfm]Metallica[/lastfm] drummer [lastfm]Lars Ulrich[/lastfm] is the most recent musician to reach out in response to the death of influential rocker Ronnie James Dio. The vocalist of [lastfm]Black Sabbath[/lastfm], [lastfm]Rainbow[/lastfm], [lastfm]Dio[/lastfm], and [lastfm]Heaven and Hell[/lastfm] died […]

05/18/2010

Ronnie James Dio 1942-2010

Ronnie James Dio, the iconic [lastfm]Black Sabbath[/lastfm], [lastfm]Rainbow[/lastfm], [lastfm]Dio[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Heaven & Hell[/lastfm] vocalist passed away on Sunday after succumbing to a battle with stomach cancer.

05/17/2010

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