Dir: Jules Jordan Rating: 9 JulesJordan.com Ronnie James Dio, the deceased heavy metal singer who served as Ozzy Osbourne’s replacement in Black Sabbath from 1980 to 1982, was a very tiny man with a very tiny sense of humor. He was born...Show More Summary
While I will always be willing to state that Ronnie James Dio has an astounding voice, I never really thought of him as a jazz singer. Well, with the power of the internet and a few hours of spare time (probably a lot more than that) my imagination can take a break and I can [...]
I had such high hopes for this album. I should have known that it wouldn’t be able to live up to the hype. For those of you who don’t know ‘Ronnie James Dio This Is Your Life’ is a tribute album to the late Ronnie James Dio. With sneak previews of songs by Corey Taylor Read more [+]
The Ronnie James Dio tribute album This Is Your Life was just released. It includes artists like Metallica, Anthrax, Rob Halford and many others covering songs from various eras of Ronnie's career including Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio. Show More Summary
We lost a true metal legend when Ronnie James Dio succumbed to cancer back in 2010. But if the guy did one thing in life, he influenced a lot of heavy metal talent and it shows in the soon to be released tribute album, Ronnie James Dio:...Show More Summary
Hard rock/metal legends Metallica have recorded a Dio medley song entitled “Ronnie Rising” for the upcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album Ronnie James Dio: This is Your Life. The track combines four tracks: “A Light in the Black”, “Tarot Woman”, “Stargazer”, and “Kill the King”.... Read More
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Metallica has honored the late Ronnie James Dio with a tribute medley. The medley, titled Ronnie Rising, features four song’s from Rainbow’s 1976 album. The nine-minute cover includes portions of “Kill the King,” “A Light In The Black,” Stargazer,” and “Tarot Woman.” Although the song was recently released via Sound Cloud, it will also be... Show More Summary
"Ronnie Rising Medley" appears on the new Dio tribute album, This Is Your Life
Credited with making the 'throwing horns' (also known as 'Devil's horns' or the 'Il Cornuto') a popular hand gesture in the heavy metal music community, Ronnie James Dio is considered a rock n' roll 'legend'– having worked with, collaborated, and inspired some of the most well-known of acts in the industry. Show More Summary
In what might be the most star-studded cover album ever, Metallica, Anthrax, Halestorm, Corey Taylor, and more will be featured on This Is Your Life, a tribute album to Dio/Black Sabbath/Rainbow singer Ronnie James Dio. The album will feature 13 tracks as well as Dio’s... Read More
Anthrax, Rob Halford, and Tenacious D also contribute.
Nine years ago, a man with hair like a young Ronnie James Dio and the wardrobe of an older Mike Watt descended on the automotive universe with a little website called Jalopnik. Thousands of stories and millions of readers later, we're all somehow still here. Read more...
As a hard rock/heavy metal fan, Ronnie James Dio was perhaps my favorite metal singer. I’m one of those people who prefers Dio as the frontman for Black Sabbath over Ozzy Osbourne. The album “Heaven and Hell” was a huge influence on me, and a lot of my guitar technique is based on Sabbath guitarist […]
The running joke about L.A. metal band White Wizzard is that they've gone through more lineup changes since 2007 than Deep Purple did in 45 years. At last count, 16 musicians have been among Wizz...
After the death of Ronnie James Dio, several former bandmates and friends of the legendary singer formed the band Dio Disciples to honor and keep his music alive. Craig Goldy co-wrote several Dio albums with Ronnie, and was the guitarist in the band for many years. Show More Summary
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Metallica is set to receive the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards. The Platinum selling band will close the ceremony with a live performance. Revolver’s Golden God Awards is like the Grammy’s but as stated by this year’s host, “sexier” and “cooler.” This year’s ceremony will be the [...]Show More Summary
The Revolver Golden Gods Award show will close out with a performance by Metallica, who will be the recipients of the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award. The ceremony will take place on May 2nd in Los Angeles, CA. The ceremony will be air on the AXS television network, Xbox LIVE and on the Facebook [...]
Dio Disciples is a band formed by several former Dio members after the passing of Ronnie James Dio. Drummer Simon Wright, guitarist Craig Goldy and keyboardist Scott Warren are part of Dio Disciples along with bassist Bjorn Englen and vocalists Tim "Ripper" Owens and Oni Logan. Show More Summary