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Tag Archives: Dio

Interview: Simon Wright (former AC/DC, Dio) on Let There Be Rock Orchestrated, new Dream Child album, Dio Hologram

Posted by on October 29, 2018

Simon Wright (drummer) currently of Dio Disciples and the new supergroup Dream Child featuring guitarist Craig Goldy (Dio), bassist Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake, Dio), keyboardist Wayne Findlay (Michael Schenker Group) and Diego Valdez and also known for his work with AC/DC, Dio, Rhino Bucket, UFO etc. has recently participated in the Bowl […]

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Interview: Wendy Dio talks Bowl for Ronnie, loyalty of metal fans

Posted by on October 24, 2018

Tomorrow (25th) is the fourth annual Bowl for Ronnie celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer fund. We spoke to Wendy Dio on the event, looking back on managing her late husband, loyalty of metal fans, and more. What are you looking forward to the most about this year’s […]

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Ryan Adams: Melvins led to Mandy Moore divorce

Posted by on October 12, 2018

Many in the indie rock world are familiar with Ryan Adams. The New York singer-songwriter who apparently got The Strokes into heroin was married to actress and former pop star Mandy Moore from 2009 to 2015. And while the most popular album Adams has had in years was a song for song cover of Taylor Swift’s 1989 […]

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2018’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Chris Cornell, Type O Negative, GNR, Judas Priest, and more

Posted by on October 10, 2018

The extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released for this year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day on November 23rd have been revealed. We looked over the entire catalog and made a few selections from metal, hard rock and other classic rock albums. Artists include A Perfect Circle, Type O Negative, Babymetal, Anthrax, […]

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Estate of Ronnie James Dio announces property auction at NYC’s Hard Rock Cafe in September

Posted by on July 24, 2018

The property from the Estate of Ronnie James Dio will be auctioned via Julen’s Auctions on September 14th and 15th live at New York City’s Hard Rock Cafe. The event will also be available live on www.juliensauctions.com. According to the latest press release, items that will be auctioned includes the following: “Several pieces of original […]

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Wendy Dio hopes Ronnie James Dio hologram tour will hit the USA in the summer of 2018

Posted by on November 6, 2017

The “Dio Returns” tour is slated to kick off in early December in Germany where fans of the metal legend will have the first chance to witness the full Ronnie James Dio hologram tour package with the Dio Disciples band. It will start in Germany on December 6th and will do a couple of shows […]

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Interview: Carmine and Vinny Appice talk brotherhood, favorite albums they’ve played on

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Legendary drummer brothers Carmine and Vinny Appice have just released a new studio album, Sinister. Aside from their live album Drum Wars – Live (2014), this is essentially their debut collaborative record together. Carmine’s career traces back to the sixties, as he worked with Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, and more while Vinny has […]

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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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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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