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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. […]

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 Chevelle, Lacuna Coil, Steel Panther, 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 […]

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 […]

Interview: Lars Ulrich on Metallica’s “Ronnie Rising Medley” Off the Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album, This is Your Life

Interview: Lars Ulrich on Metallica’s “Ronnie Rising Medley” Off the Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album, This is Your Life

Earlier today, Metallica premiered their contribution to the forthcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album This is Your Life. Titled “Ronnie Rising Medley,” the track features the Rainbow songs “A Light in the Black,” “Tarot Woman,” “Stargazer,” and “Kill the King”–you can stream it right here. A few weeks ago, our writer Dan Epstein talked to […]

Metallica Premiere New Music, “Ronnie Rising Medley”

Metallica Premiere New Music, “Ronnie Rising Medley”

Metallica have premiered their new “Ronnie Rising Medley,” which features the Rainbow tracks “A Light in the Black,” “Tarot Woman,” “Stargazer,” and “Kill the King” on RollingStone.com–you can also stream it below. The “Ronnie Rising Medley” appears on the upcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album, This Is Your Life, which will be available April 1, […]

Video: Ronnie James Dio This is Your Life Tribute Show Featuring Corey Taylor, Scott Ian, Halestorm, and More

Video: Ronnie James Dio This is Your Life Tribute Show Featuring Corey Taylor, Scott Ian, Halestorm, and More

The listening party for the Ronnie James Dio tribute album This Is Your Life was held last night in Hollywood, California. There were special live performances and appearances by Halestorm, Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor, Duff McKagan, Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Tim “Ripper” Owens, and others. Awards were also presented, including the “Man on the Silver […]

Ronnie James Dio Cancer Fund Announces Tribute Album, This is Your Life , featuring Metallica, Motörhead, Rob Halford, Corey Taylor, and more

Ronnie James Dio Cancer Fund Announces Tribute Album, This is Your Life , featuring Metallica, Motörhead, Rob Halford, Corey Taylor, and more

The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund has announced a tribute album, This is Your Life, to celebrate the life and legacy of Ronnie James Dio. Covers of his songs from Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio will be performed by various artists such as Metallica, Motörhead and Rob Halford. Check out the full […]

Video: 11-Year-Old Girl Performs Black Sabbath’s “Heaven and Hell”

Video: 11-Year-Old Girl Performs Black Sabbath’s “Heaven and Hell”

Below, check out a just-posted clip of an 11-year-old Ronnie James Dio fan named Sara performing Black Sabbath’s “Heaven and Hell” with her band, Motion Device. Sara dedicates the performance to Black Sabbath “and the one and only Ronnie James Dio.” Motion Device is rounded out by Sara’s 14-year-old brother, David, on drums; their 16-year-old […]

Interview: Tom Morello, Chuck Garric, Jeff Pilson, and Don Jamieson Pay Tribute to 30 Years of Dio, as Artist Series Guitar Presents the Holy Diver Guitar

Interview: Tom Morello, Chuck Garric, Jeff Pilson, and Don Jamieson Pay Tribute to 30 Years of Dio, as Artist Series Guitar Presents the Holy Diver Guitar

By Kara Vaporean, Artist Series Guitar After making an everlasting impression in the metal and rock-and-roll world, Dio celebrates its 30th Anniversary. Artist Series Guitar got in touch with a few significant people in the metal world to find out what affect Ronnie James Dio and the band Dio had on them. The Dio experience […]

Dio Launches Highly Limited-Edition Collectible Guitar Featuring Holy Diver Artwork

Dio Launches Highly Limited-Edition Collectible Guitar Featuring Holy Diver Artwork

Artist Series Guitar will release 30 of Dio’s Holy Diver guitars in July. Finished with Dio’s exclusive artwork and built with solid mahogany, the Dio ASG is set with artwork from the classic Holy Diver album. Once the graphic has undergone the ASG-designed, chemical bonding process, the guitar is then clear-coated, wet-sanded, and buffed. This […]