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Tag Archives: Dio

Doug Aldrich says he has an unreleased Ronnie James Dio demo recording

Posted by on August 29, 2017

Guitarist Doug Aldrich, who played with Dio between the years 2002 and 2006, revealed there are previously unreleased tracks from Ronnie James Dio’s demo recording. The songs appear to be during the sessions for Magica II & III, originally set as sequels to 2000’s Magica. The piece remained incomplete following Dio’s death in 2010. However, […]

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Wendy Dio calls Gene Simmons ‘devil horns’ trademark attempt “disgusting”

Posted by on June 15, 2017

Is Gene Simmons a master troll, or is he really trying to trademark the ‘devil horns?’ Actually, that’s a trick question, since what the KISS bassist is really trying to patent is sign language for “I love you.” Regardless, the attention hog is getting about as much press as he did when he claimed that […]

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Kiss’ Gene Simmons seeks trademark on ‘devil horns’ hand gesture

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Earlier this year, we thought KISS reached their limit when we discovered they were selling empty plastic bags, calling them “Air Guitar Strings.” Well, it seems that wasn’t enough. Bassist/growler Gene Simmons is now awaiting for the green light from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after filing an application for a trademark on the […]

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Joey Belladonna joins Killswitch Engage for Dio cover

Posted by on April 13, 2017

Killswitch Engage got a little bit of a career boost about a decade ago when they covered Dio’s “Holy Diver.” It was loyal enough to the original as  to not to offend old school metalheads, came with a fun video, and was a song that just about everyone knew. Fast forward to 2017, and Killswitch […]

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Slayer, Motley Crue, Iron Maiden among those called out by Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament at rock hall induction

Posted by on April 10, 2017

While we didn’t attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this past Friday, with the exception of Rush’s Geddy Lee playing bass with Yes as they were inducted, it doesn’t appear like we missed all that much. Journey was inducted, and while Steve Perry was present, he didn’t perform with the band, despite media […]

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Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 2/17

Posted by on February 20, 2017

  We have no idea when Marilyn Manson’s Say10 will be released. We thought it would hit on Valentine’s day, expected it in our New & Noteworthy, and saw a few beheading clips in the past that made us excited for it. However, aside from a small teaser on Marilyn Manson’s Instagram, we haven’t seen […]

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Dio hologram makes US debut at Pollstar Awards

Posted by on February 3, 2017

Later this year, you’ll get a chance to see the closest thing to an actual Dio concert since he passed in 2010. The Ronnie James Dio hologram made it’s debut last year at Wacken Open Air, and as it gets readied for a full-on tour later this year, it opened the 28th annual Pollstar Awards […]

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“Ronnie James Dio” to tour in 2017

Posted by on December 29, 2016

For those that love science fiction classics like The Terminator, Star Wars, Blade Runner and The Matrix, you would never imagine that these films would become part of our reality. However, hologram-like appearances left the big screen and came into our waking lives around 2012 at Coachella, with 2 Pac. Rolling Stone reported it was expensively created at […]

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You won’t be seeing a Disturbed hologram any time soon

Posted by on October 5, 2016

If you were at the Wacken Open Air Festival this year and saw Dio’s Disciples, you were probably blown away and maybe even a little scared to see a hologram of Ronnie James Dio pop up during the encore to perform “We Rock.” After that, the company that produced the hologram, Eyellusion, said that they planned […]

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Here’s official footage of the Dio hologram

Posted by on August 11, 2016

Eyellusion Live, the company that made the Dio hologram that debuted this past weekend at the Wacken Open Air Festival, have released official footage of the hologram in action. We’ve already discussed our overall thoughts on the hologram and the possibility of there being future holograms, and guess what? Our opinion isn’t going to change […]

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