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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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Exclusive Premiere: Kill Devil Hill, “No Way Out”

Posted by on October 21, 2013

In a little more than a week, Kill Devil Hill will be releasing their sophomore album, Revolution Rise. Nothing less than a supergroup, KDH has former Pantera/Down bassist Rex Brown, former Dio, Black Sabbath and Heaven and Hell drummer Vinny Appice, and ex-Pissing Razors vocalist Dewey Bragg. The only way the group, which is rounded out […]

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Kill Devil Hill (feat. Rex Brown and Vinny Appice) signs to Century Media Records

Posted by on August 27, 2013

Last year, Kill Devil Hill (featuring ex-Pantera bassist Rex Brown and ex-Black Sabbath drummer Vinny Appice in its ranks) released its self-titled debut via SPV/Steamhammer Records. And while we knew the supergroup was working on its follow up album, we didn’t realize until now that they would be doing it via a new label home. […]

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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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Vinny Appice Pulls An About-Face, To Drum With Dio’s Disciples

Posted by on June 13, 2013

As recently as two years ago, former Dio and Black Sabbath drummer Vinny Appice referred to Dio tribute band Dio Disciples as “disgusting” in an interview. “I mean, why are they even doing it?,” he said. “Plus, (Ronnie) has not even been passed away for a year. And, you know… It’s kind of… I don’t […]

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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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Track Listing For Dave Grohl’s “Sound City” Movie Soundtrack Revealed

Posted by on December 17, 2012

By now, you’ve seen the trailer for Dave Grohl’s Sound City documentary. And you likely already knew that the film’s soundtrack would include collaborations Grohl recorded with numerous musicians featured in the documentary (using the actual soundboard that used in Sound City Studios). Now we know who will appear on which song on the soundtrack, due […]

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Kill Devil Hill Playing Long Island Record Store Monday

Posted by on August 24, 2012

Kill Devil Hill, whose rhythm section consists of Rex Brown (Down/Pantera) and Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Heaven and Hell), will be playing Looney Tunes in West Babylon NY this Monday (27).

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Metal By Numbers 5/30: Forward Slash

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Chew on this: While Slash has kept himself extremely busy after leaving Guns N’ Roses in 1996, it took him until 2010 to release his first solo album. That’s almost as much time as it took for Axl and friends to record Chinese Democracy, which came out in 2008. The man legally known as Saul […]

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Drummer Vinny Appice On The Birth Of Kill Devil Hill, Black Sabbath’s Current Predicament, And Working With Dave Grohl

Posted by on May 9, 2012

Hearing the names Black Sabbath and Pantera attached to a  project is without a doubt a great way to get any metal fan’s attention. So the fact drummer Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Heaven & Hell) and bassist Rex Brown (Pantera, Down), along with singer Dewey Bragg (Pissing Razors) and guitarist Mark Zavon (Ratt, W.A.S.P., […]

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