The Ronnie James Dio tribute concert Rock for Ronnie is returning in 2024.The show will take place May 19 in Woodland Hills, California, and will feature performances by Quiet Riot, Lita Ford and others. It'll raise money for the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and... Read More.
A new Dio box set has been announced.The Studio Albums: 1996-2004 will be released on September 22. As its title suggests, the package includes the Ronnie James Dio-led outfit's final four studio albums: 1996's Angry Machines, 2000's Magica, 2002's Killing the Dragon and 2004's... Read More.
The Ronnie James Dio documentary, Dreamers Never Die, will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on September 29.The film follows the late metal icon's life, from his early bands and his stint with Black Sabbath in place of Ozzy Osbourne to the formation of his namesake... Read More.
The toy company Super7 has announced new action figures of the late Ronnie James Dio and the band Dio's Murray devil mascot.The two figures stand 3.75 inches tall and cost $20 each.Murray first appeared on the iconic cover of Dio's 1983 debut album, Holy Diver,... Read More.
The Rock for Ronnie concert, held in memory of the late Ronnie James Dio, raised over $50,000 for the Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund.The event took place May 7 in Los Angeles and included performances by the Dio offshoot band Dio Disciples; Steamroller, featuring former... Read More.
The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund has announced the Rock for Ronnie benefit concert in memory of the late Dio frontman.The event will take place May 7 at Los Encinos State Historic Park in Los Angeles. It will include performances... Read More.
Last month Dee Snider caused quite a stir when he tweeted that Robert Plant and Ronnie James Dio were “great singers” but not “great frontman.” While he stands by his comments, he’s now saying they were a bit misinterpreted.“When I said they weren't great frontman, everybody said, 'Here's Dee shooting his... Read More.
Dee Snider has angered some folks on Twitter with his opinions on what makes a great frontman.The debate started after the Twisted Sister frontman shared his admiration for drummer Cozy Powell, who was bandmates with Ronnie James Dio in Rainbow and also played on Robert Plant’s debut solo album, Pictures at Eleven. Snider’s post prompted... Read More.
In addition to making resurgent hits out of Kate Bush's "Running Up That Hill" and Metallica's "Master of Puppets," the latest season of Stranger Things also sparked renewed interest in Dio when beloved character Eddie Munson wore a denim jacket featuring one of the... Read More.
If you're going to see the new Ronnie James Dio documentary, maybe bring some tissues along with your metal horns.The film, titled Dio: Dreamers Never Die, follows the metal legend's entire musical career from his days as a '50s doo-wop singer and forming the... Read More.