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Essential Listening: The 5 Ronnie James Dio Albums You Need to Own

Essential Listening: The 5 Ronnie James Dio Albums You Need to Own

Ronnie James Dio brought dignity and dragons to metal since the dawn of time (just about)–here are the five mandatory albums in his distinguished discography. By Ian Christe LIST: Top 5 Most Outrageous Facts About Ronnie James Dio INTERVIEW: Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler Talk Heaven & Hell Elf Carolina County Ball […]

Classic Interview: Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler Talk Heaven & Hell

Classic Interview: Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler Talk Heaven & Hell

Remember the legendary vocalist on what would have been his 72nd birthday. Horns up!

Viral Video: Hillbilly Cover of Dio’s “Holy Diver”

Viral Video: Hillbilly Cover of Dio’s “Holy Diver”

Finland’s Steve ‘N’ Seagulls are getting a decent amount of attention due to their bluegrass covers of heavy-metal classics, like Iron Maiden’s “The Trooper” (watch here). Now, they’re back with a new cover of Dio‘s “Holy Diver,” and you can watch them in action below.

Poll: What’s the Best Album from 1994?

Poll: What’s the Best Album from 1994?

In the April/May 2014 issue of Revolver, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the heaviest album to debut at No. 1, Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven. But many other landmark hard-rock and metal releases have turned or are turning 20 this year, including albums from Soundgarden, Slayer, Korn, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Machine Head, Cannibal Corpse, So […]

Albums Turning 20 in 2014

Albums Turning 20 in 2014

In the April/May 2014 issue of Revolver, which is on newsstands now, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the heaviest album to debut at No. 1, Pantera’s Far Beyond Driven. Here are 30 other albums that are also turning 20 this year–after you peruse the list, click here and vote for which record you think […]

Album of the Week: Mushroomhead, The Righteous and the Butterfly

Album of the Week: Mushroomhead, The Righteous and the Butterfly

In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Mushroomhead to the top spot, for their album The Righteous and the Butterfly. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Mushroomhead – The Righteous and the Butterfly 2. Prong – Ruining Lives 3. Avatar – Hail The Apocalypse 4. Sylar – To Whom […]

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

This week sees new shit from Down, Killer Be Killed, Prong, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as […]

Album of the Week: Chevelle, La Gárgola

Album of the Week: Chevelle, La Gárgola

In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Chevelle to the top spot, for their album La Gárgola. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Chevelle – La Gárgola 2. Various Artists – This Is Your Life Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album 3. Steel Panther – All You Can Eat 4. […]

Exclusive Premiere: Corey Taylor Covers Dio’s “Rainbow In The Dark”

Exclusive Premiere: Corey Taylor Covers Dio’s “Rainbow In The Dark”

Check out the Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman’s new cover of a classic Dio track!

Photos: Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Gala

Photos: Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Gala

On March 17 in Hollywood, California, the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund hosted their third annual awards gala and listening party for This is Your Life, an all-star Dio tribute album that hits stores April 1. Several guests performed including Halestorm, Scott Ian, Duff McKagan, and Corey Taylor–you can check out […]