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Last in Line Makes Live Debut

Posted by on August 5, 2013

Last in Line, the band featuring Vivian Campbell alongside founding Dio members, Vinny Appice, Claude Schnell, and Jimmy Bain with new singer Andrew Freeman (Lynch Mob), played their first show ever on Saturday night at the Slidebar in Fullerton, California as a warm-up for their upcoming tour of the U.K. Last in Line brainchild Vivian […]

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Vivian Campbell Reveals He’s Recovering From Cancer

Posted by on June 10, 2013

Vivian Campbell has a busy couple of months ahead of him with Def Leppard and Last In Line,playing festivals and headlining certain gigs across Europe and North America from June until August. However, in a shocking turn of events, the guitarist has revealed that he is currently in recovery for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Campbell tells how […]

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Now Vinny Appice Is Playing With TWO Dio Tribute Groups

Posted by on May 14, 2013

Since Ronnie James Dio’s death, numerous all-star Dio tribute groups have come to fruition. The two most notable, though, are Dio Disciples (featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens and Dio’s last lineup) and the more recently formed Last In Line (lead by guitarist Vivian Campbell and his former Dio bandmates). Now those two tributes have something in […]

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Keyboardist Claude Schnell Reveals More About Original Dio Lineup Reunion, Including Tentative Name

Posted by on May 17, 2012

Last month, guitarist Vivian Campbell revealed that he had been jamming with his former Dio bandmates. Inspired by his performance with Steel Panther, the current Def Leppard guitarist confirmed that he intended to tour and perform Dio’s music with drummer Vinny Appice, bassist Jimmy Bain and keyboardist Claude Schnell, with singer Andrew Freeman filling in […]

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Vivian Campbell Planning To Perform With Original Dio Members

Posted by on May 4, 2012

Make that three Ronnie James Dio tribute acts featuring former members. Guitarist Vivian Campbell (now of a little band called Def Leppard) has revealed that he is planning to perform shows with his former Dio bandmates, drummer Vinny Appice, bassist Jimmy Bain and keyboardist Claude Schnell. Campbell revealed the news in a Facebook posting made […]

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