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Dissident Aggression: Breathing In The Evil With Demon Lung

Posted by on May 24, 2013

What makes a good doom band?  Sludgy guitars so thick they are the aural equivalent of molasses?   Sabbath-like rhythm sections that do so much more than just ‘keep the time’?  A vocalist with massive pipes, whether it be the clean or growling variety?  Most likely what makes a truly great doom record is when all […]

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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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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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Tim “Ripper” Owens To Tour With Former Dio Members

Posted by on March 21, 2011

It was announced this past weekend that singers Tim “Ripper” Owens and Toby Jepson will be touring with former members of Dio under the moniker Dio’s Disciples. Owens and Jepson will join Rudy Sarzo (bass), Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) on the road to pay tribute the late great Ronnie James Dio. Wendy Dio, Ronnie James Dio’s […]

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