Metal legend Ronnie James Dio—who fronted Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, Rainbow, and, of course, Dio, among others—passed away four years ago today. His final public appearance turned out to be the 2010 Revolver Golden Gods Awards where he received the Best Vocalist trophy. In remembrance of him, we have posted his acceptance of the […]
According to DesMoinesRegister.com, the doctor who treated Slipknot bassist Paul Gray (pictured left) has been acquitted of seven counts of involuntary manslaughter. Daniel Baldi was accused of causing deaths of Gray, who died in 2010, and eight others with his careless prescription habits. His lawyer argued that none of the patients in question died from […]
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is releasing a 300 page photo book, Mayhem: 2008-2013. Featuring forewords by co-creators Kevin Lyman and John Reese, Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor and Rockstar Energy Drink’s Jason May, the book created by Los Angeles-based photographer Strati Hovartos is packed with live and behind-the-scenes photos from Rob Zombie, […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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Slipknot have split with drummer and major songwriter Joey Jordison. There is no word on a replacement. The news broke last night when Slipknot released the following statement: “To our Maggots and fans around the world, “It is with great pain but quiet respect that, for personal reasons, Joey Jordison and Slipknot are parting ways. […]
Exclusive: Radio 4 Relief and Mindset Evolution Release Video to Promote Benefit Concert Featuring P.O.D. and Corey Taylor
On November 17, the National Weather Service reported two dozen tornadoes struck Illinois during a violent weather outbreak. One tornado cut through the Central Illinois community of Washington. Six people died in and 147 people were injured. To help the victims of the tornado, a concert has been put together, Radio 4 Relief. It will […]
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