Listen to Last in Line’s Debut Song, ‘Devil in Me’
Last in Line, featuring three former members of Dio, have released their debut single, "Devil in Me." The song, which you can hear above, includes guitarist Vivian Campbell, drummer Vinny Appice and bassist Jimmy Bain. Last in Line is rounded out by Andrew Freeman of Lynch Mob.
Campbell, who was in Dio from 1982-86, has since joined Def Leppard. Appice (1982–89, 1993–98) and Bain (1982–89, 1999–2004) had two separate stints working with the late Ronnie James Dio. Last in Line also included keyboardist Claude Schnell, who was in the band from 1984–89. All four performed on the the title track from Dio's 1984 project Last in Line, which gives the new group its name. Dio died in 2010 after a battle with stomach cancer.
A year or so later, the remaining early-era members of Dio got together for the first time in nearly three decades, rekindling a musical spirit that also drove 1983's Holy Diver and 1985's Sacred Heart albums. “It’s not like the day I heard the news that Ronnie had passed that I was starting to put the wheels in motion or anything," Campbell said earlier this year. "It’s just something that ... organically grew. One thing led to another."
Last in Line's debut album, Heavy Crown, is set for release on Feb. 19. They recorded with producer Jeff Pilson, another Dio alum who's also played bass with Foreigner, Dokken and others. This new video for "Devil In Me" was directed by Jamie Brown, who also helmed a forthcoming clip for the track "Starmaker."
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