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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 this 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 sister, […]

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 […]

Dio’s Complete ‘Finding The Sacred Heart: Live In Philly 1986′ Concert Coming to CD/DVD

Dio’s Complete ‘Finding The Sacred Heart: Live In Philly 1986′ Concert Coming to CD/DVD

Eagle Rock Entertainment will release a new live Dio CD/DVD/Blu-ray, Finding The Sacred Heart – Live In Philly 1986, on May 28. The show on the was recorded at the Spectrum in Philadelphia on June 17, 1986, during the second leg of the Sacred Heart tour, which featured new guitarist Craig Goldy. The show was […]

Vote for the Album of the Week

Vote for the Album of the Week

Every Tuesday–the day that new music comes out–we will be listing the hard-rock and metal releases that hit stores, and every Wednesday we will be offering you, the fans, the chance to pick the Album of the Week. Below, check out the albums, EPs, singles, and DVDs that came out this week; pick your favorite, […]

New Releases Out Today: 10/09/2012

New Releases Out Today: 10/09/2012

It’s Tuesday–the day that music comes out–and this one sees shit from Between the Buried and Me, Converge, Coheed and Cambria, KISS, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you have already or are planning to pick up. The 69 Eyes – X The Acacia […]

15-Disc Dio Singles Box Set Coming in August; Tribute Album Planned for 2013

15-Disc Dio Singles Box Set Coming in August; Tribute Album Planned for 2013

A 15-disc box set containing Ronnie James Dio’s best singles is slated to be released in late August. According to Hennemusic.com, Dio: The Singles Collection includes the band’s classic Vertigo/Universal singles presented as replicas of the original releases, plus a DVD of the corresponding music videos. The 14 CDs include 48 songs from 14 previous […]