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Various Artists, ‘Ronnie James Dio: This is Your Life’ – Album Review

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The new Ronnie James Dio tribute album is a fitting tribute to the man's legacy.

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Hear the Original Version of Every Track from the Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album

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Hear the original versions of the Dio, Rainbow and Black Sabbath songs being covered on the upcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album 'This is Your Life.'

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Hear Metallica’s Ronnie James Dio Tribute – ‘Ronnie Rising Medley’

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Metallica have unveiled their contribution to the upcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album 'This is Your Life' -- and it's a stunning, nine-minute long medley featuring four songs from the singer's time in Rainbow.

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Hear Motorhead’s Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album Track

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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.

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Metallica, Rob Halford, Motorhead Lead All-Star Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album

Dio Tribute Album
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A new benefit album pays tribute to Ronnie James Dio with 13 interpretations of his music from Metallica, Motorhead, Scorpions, Anthrax and Judas Priest's Rob Halford, among others.

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Ronnie James Dio Might Be Haunting Rock Concerts

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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.

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Vivian Campbell: Those Are My Songs as Much as They Are Dio’s

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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.

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Top 10 Ronnie James Dio Songs

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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

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Dio ‘HLY DVR’ License Plate – Pic of the Week

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Even though he's been gone for over three years now, the spirit of Ronnie James Dio is still all around us -- even in the parking lot of a hardware store in Akron, Ohio.

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Top 10 Ronnie James Dio Lyrics

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Robert Cianflone, Getty Images

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

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