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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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Ronnie James Dio hologram announces ‘Dio Returns’ World Tour

Posted by on July 26, 2017

  Earlier this year, a hologram of the late Ronnie James Dio made its US debut at the 28th annual Pollstar Awards. Since then, his widow Wendy hinted of a World Tour featuring the late icon performing hits throughout his career including songs “Holy Diver,” “Rainbow in the Dark,” Black Sabbath’s “Neon Knights,” “Heaven and […]

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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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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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“Ronnie James Dio” tour could kick off in September

Posted by on April 12, 2017

The late Dio made his US Hologram debut this past February at the 28th Annual Pollstar Awards in Los Angeles. The first appearance was seen at last year’s Wacken Open Air and not too long ago, we heard a full tour is expected. In a recent Talk Toomey podcast, Dio’s widow Wendy discussed these tour […]

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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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The late Ronnie James Dio’s hologram books first US performance

Posted by on January 30, 2017

Late last year we heard the news about Ronnie James Dio’s hologram touring in 2017. While that seemed a bit far-fetched and unrealistic, it’s happening. We saw his debut hologram performance in August, closing out Wacken Open Air and it seems that some will get to see the technology in America sooner than we thought. According to […]

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Metal Insider’s 10 most shocking moments of 2016

Posted by on December 30, 2016

Well, it’s been a year, 2016 has. A year where a gorilla getting shot was one of the least shitty things that happened, 2016 opened with the metal community still in shock over the passing of Lemmy and closed with the death of Princess Leia and her mom a day later, meaning all bets are […]

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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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