Tag Archives: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Doro Pesch To Fill In During Dio’s Disciples’ Italian, Spanish Shows

Posted by on May 16, 2011

German “metal queen” Doro Pesch will be filling in for Tim “Ripper” Owens during Dio’s Disciples’ upcoming Italian and Spanish shows.

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Headbangers’ Brawl 4/8: Are Band Members Easily Replacable?

Posted by on April 8, 2011

Headbanger’s Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Last week, we celebrated April Fool’s Day by claming that Slayer broke up after Jeff Hanneman left the band. […]

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James Lomenzo Temporarily Joins Dio’s Disciples

Posted by on April 8, 2011

James Lomenzo (ex-Megadeth, Black Label Society, White Fucking Lion) will be temporarily replacing bassist Rudy Sarzo in Dio’s Disciples, the Dio tribute group featuring members from his solo band as well as Tim “Ripper” Owens.

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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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Slipknot Members Hold Press Conference

Posted by on May 26, 2010

Yesterday in Des Moines, the eight members of Slipknot, appearing unmasked, held an emotional press conference expressing their sadness over the loss of bassist Paul Gray. They were also joined by Gray’s wife, Brenna, and his brother, Tony. “The only way I can sum up Paul Gray is ‘love,’” frontman Corey Taylor said in the […]

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Charred Walls Of The Damned Announce First Ever Tour

Posted by on May 14, 2010

Charred Walls Of The Damned, the super group featuring Ex Death/Iced Earth drummer Richard Christy and ex Judas Priest/Iced Earth singer Tim “Ripper” Owens, has announced dates for their first ever tour.

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Slipknot Bassist Joins Hail!

Posted by on April 13, 2010

Slipknot bassist Paul Grey has joined the metal super group Hail! (featuring ex-Judas Priest vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens and Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser). Grey will be replacing bassist Dave Ellefson, who recently rejoined Megadeth, and the band’s upcoming European tour.

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Charred Walls Of The Damned’s First Single Available On iTunes

Posted by on November 30, 2009

Charred Walls Of The Damned’s first single, “Ghost Town”, will be available for download through iTunes starting Tuesday, December 1. To read more about how the project came together, click here.

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Metal By Numbers 5/27: A Five Year Relapse – CkY Not?

Posted by on May 27, 2009

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week as well as what’s getting played at Metal radio courtesy of radio trade magazine FMQB, whose metal panel consists of about 80 college and commercial stations that have metal shows, as well as SiriusXM, […]

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