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Last In Line to bear a ‘Heavy Crown’ with debut album release

Last In Line – featuring original DIO members Vivian Campbell, Vinny Appice and Jimmy Bain, together with vocalist Andrew Freeman – are to release their debut album, ‘Heavy Crown’, via Frontiers Records on 19 February. Guitarist Campbell, who is currently touring Europe with Def Leppard, said: “When we started this …

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Celebrate the Life & Music of RONNIE JAMES DIO in Los Angeles 15-17 May 2015

The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the voice of Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio, is planning a weekend of activities in Los Angeles to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the singer’s untimely death from gastric cancer on May 16, 2010. The weekend …

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Rainbow – ‘The Polydor Years’ 8 classic albums vinyl box set to be released 24th November

As one of the cornerstones of British Rock, Rainbow, led by the never-predictable but  ever-astonishing guitarist, Ritchie Blackmore, became synonymous with some of the most well regarded and popular charting Rock songs of the seventies and eighties. From the mystic and quasi-religious ‘Stargazer’ and ‘Man On A Silver Mountain’ to …

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Mike Tramp – Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club 06/09/2014

Unlike many “stars” of the late 80s hair metal scene, Mike Tramp is not a singer merely content to rest on the laurels of his past successes and bask in their faded glow, but is an artist who has matured gracefully and easily into someone comfortable with where he has …

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TENACIOUS D Rendition of RONNIE JAMES DIO’s “The Last In Line”

Today, Entertainment Weekly is hosting an exclusive stream of Tenacious D’s(featuring esteemed actor and vocalist Jack Black and multi-instrumentalist Kyle Gass) previously unreleased rendition of ‘The Last In Line’! Take a listen now via EW.com and reserve your digital copy of Ronnie James Dio’s This Is Your Life tribute compilation …

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HALESTORM: Cover of “Straight Through The Heart”

If you are suffering from the mid-week blues, Loudwire, Wendy Dio, Rhino, and the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund are serving up a track stream today that will recharge your spirits! The previously unreleased Halestormcover of “Straight Through The Heart” that appears exclusively on the Ronnie …

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Dio – Magica (Deluxe Edition)

Originally released via Spitfire Records on March 21st 2000,Magica is the latest Dio solo album to get the re-master treatment,this time via Niji Entertainment Group on June 25th 2013 and is eagerly awaited as the original release has been out of print for many years. The original sold over 100,000 …

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Jorn – Traveller

Norway’s Jorn Lande returns with his new album “Traveller”. For those who are unaware of Jorn, this man releases top quality albums as regularly as Iron Maiden release special edition picture discs. Excluding involvement and appearances with Avantasia, Masterplan and Allen/Lande, “Traveller” is studio album number ten since 2000 and …

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Burning Rain – Burning Rain / Pleasure to Burn / Epic Obsession

Formed by guitarist Doug Aldrich and vocalist Keith St John back in 1998, Burning Rain recorded two well-received albums – their self-titled debut and ‘Pleasure To Burn’ – before the six-string slinger left to team up (albeit briefly) with the late, great Ronnie James Dio, while the vocalist pitched his …

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Dio – Dream Evil (Deluxe Edition)

Dream Evil, the 4th solo album by Ronnie James Dio has been given the deluxe edition treatment by Universal Music as they did last year with Ronnie’s 1st 3 solo albums Holy Diver, Last In Line and Sacred Heart. To some it may seem like a cash in as Ronnie …

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SHOW US YOUR HORNS AND WIN PRIZES!

TO CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF DIO’s LAST IN LINE, SACRED HEART AND HOLY DIVER DELUXE EDITIONS,SHOW US YOUR DEVIL’S HORNS AND WIN AMAZING DIO PRIZES! Upload a photo of you or your friends raising the ‘Devil’s Horns’ to Flickr and tag it with “Dio’s Devil Horns”   Ronnie James Dio …

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Crystal Viper – Crimen Excepta (cd)

Crystal Viper is a female fronted traditional heavy metal act from Poland, founded in 2003 and led by the singer and guitarist Marta Gabriel. After doing 3 full length studio albums, several single and EP releases, appearing on a bunch of compilations, after touring in most of the European countries, …

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Bloodstock Open Air – 9th to 12th August 2012

It’s nearly time again for one of the UK favourite festivals Bloodstock Open Air. Bloodstock takes place on the 9th to 12th August 2012 at Catton Hall, Walton on Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN With a spectacular line up which covers most genres of metal, what are you waiting for! Buy …

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