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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?

What has Black Sabbath done for you lately? They don’t have to do anything: anytime you hear a loud, scary metal band playing at skull crushing volume, that’s Sabbath’s influence.

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

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JACK’s Inside Track: Ronnie James Dio

remember buying Dio’s “Holy Diver” cassette in 1982–his FIRST solo effort after leaving Sabbath–and being BLOWN away.

104.1 JACK-FM–11/28/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Hear-n-Aid

I wore out the heads on my VCR in 1986 watching the video of the making of this song on MTV OVER and OVER again. Now I’ll probably blow out the laser on my DVD […]

11/17/2011

RONNIE JAMES DIO To Be Honored At First-Ever CLASSIC GOLD MUSIC AWARDS

Legendary heavy metal vocalist [lastfm]Ronnie James Dio[/lastfm] — best known for his work with [lastfm]BLACK SABBATH[/lastfm], [lastfm]RAINBOW[/lastfm] and his own band [lastfm]DIO[/lastfm] — will be posthumously honored at the first-ever Classic Gold Music Awards (CGMA), […]

08/27/2010

Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler Discusses Ronnie James Dio’s Passing

Keith Carman of Canada’s Exclaim! recently conducted an interview with legendary heavy metal bassist [lastfm]Geezer Butler[/lastfm] ([lastfm]BLACK SABBATH[/lastfm], [lastfm]HEAVEN & HELL[/lastfm]). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Exclaim!: Is there any real […]

08/26/2010

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