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Today in Metal: ‘Dream Evil’ by Dio turns 27 years old

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 27 years ago today, new guitarist Craig Goldy joined Dio to create Dream Evil. This is Dio’s fourth album, and the first after his original guitarist Vivian Campbell left. Craig Goldy came in to […]

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New Dio tribute album “This Is Your Life” features Metallica, Rob Halford, Anthrax, and more

Posted by on February 6, 2014

We’ve seen a few different tributes to Ronnie James Dio ever since he died of stomach cancer on May 16, 2010, but this is a doozy. A new all-star tribute album titled This Is Your Life is coming via Rhino set to release on April 1, 2014 (and if you think it’s April Fools, the mob rules). […]

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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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Rudy Sarzo: “In Order To Keep Ozzy Alive We Kept Him Occupied”

Posted by on July 19, 2012

Until this week, the only record that Ozzy Osbourne fans had of the vulnerable time in between the death of guitarist Randy Rhoads and Jake E. Lee’s time in the band that started with 1983’s Bark at the Moon was the now-out-of-print Speak of the Devil. The 1982 double-live album, which featured Night Ranger guitarist Brad Gillis, […]

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Dio Disciples Announce First U.S. Dates

Posted by on August 4, 2011

This Summer, members of Ronnie James Dio’s solo group Rudy Sarzo (bass), Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) have been touring Europe with singers Tim “Ripper” Owens and Toby Jepson as Dio Disciples. And this Fall, the group is bringing their tribute to the late iconic singer to the States, having  just announced dates for the trek. Dio […]

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Ronnie James Dio’s Last Song To Be Released

Posted by on December 3, 2010

In an interview with the U.K.’s Classic Rock magazine, former Dio guitarist Craig Goldy revealed that a new song Ronnie James Dio worked on before his death will be released next year. Goldy said the following: “We were working on tracks for a new Dio album just before Ronnie died in May. And we did almost finish one song. Wendy [Dio, Ronnie’s […]

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