On April 1, Rhino will release 'This Is Your Life,' a tribute album to Ronnie James Dio that will raise funds for his Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. As of today (Feb. 24), the first single from the record, a cover of 'Starstruck' by Motorhead with Biff Byford of Saxon, is now streaming.
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
Arguably, no heavy metal singer wielded greater influence over the length and breadth of heavy metal’s long history than the sorely missed Ronnie James Dio. Now, now, don't get worked up! Simple math tells us this is so, by
Heavy metal overlords Black Sabbath began the second chapter of their storied career in April 1980, when they hit the road in Europe and U.K. for their first shows with Ozzy Osbourne’s replacement, Ronnie James Dio.
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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