Do you believe in ghosts? More to the point, do you believe the ghosts of dead rock stars hang around concerts where their songs are being played? If so, then add Ronnie James Dio to the list of possible apparitions -- because according to at least one witness, he popped up (quite literally) at a Last in Line show this weekend.
Vivian Campbell's long-running feud with Ronnie James Dio has left some fans crying foul over Campbell's decision to revisit their work together, but he has strong words for anyone who thinks he doesn't have a right to play those songs.
As this list of Ronnie James Dio songs demonstrates, there's no way to overstate the impact the signer had on hard rock and heavy metal. But we'll be damned if we won't try to anyway, one more time. From
By May of 1983, the man baptized Ronald James Padavona had already accumulated an incomparable musical CV including passages through numerous obscure ‘60s Doo Wop groups, ‘70s blues-rockers Elf, castle-metal kings Rainbow, and heavy metal originators Black Sabbath; but now, finally, at the ripe age of 41, Ronnie James Dio was finally ready for his close-up.
Fans of the late, great Ronnie James Dio and his band Dio can relive the group's glory years with the upcoming re-release of a 1986 concert in Philadelphia. 'Finding the Sacred Heart -- Live in Philly 1986' will be available on CD, vinyl, DVD and Blu-ray on May 28.
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