Tag Archives: Dio

DIO’s “Holy Diver” To See A Super Deluxe Treatment

May 20, 2022

There had never been a singer like and neither there will be anyone like him. A vocalist of fantastic abilities, a composer and lyricist par excellence, and one of the nicest persons this scribe chanced to meet among artists, Ron … Continue reading

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DIO’s First Decade In A Box Set

June 1, 2016

There are completists and there are those who prefer canon. It’s for the latter category of fans that “A Decade Of Dio” will be catering to. Scheduled for a July 22nd release, this box set is comprised of ‘s band first six … Continue reading

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WAMI – Kill The King

September 5, 2014

Metal Mind 2014 What do you get when former members of RAINBOW, WHITESNAKE and DIO team up with a young yet promising gun? Purple blood in spades. These days star-ridden collaborations mushroom far and wide, but this one backs a … Continue reading

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LAST IN LINE work on a new record

May 15, 2014

After the untimely passing of , two bands emerged, both cut out of his ensemble’s different line-ups. One, DIO’S DISCIPLES, are comprised of the latter-day collective’s members and considered an official tribute endorsed by the late artist’s estate. The other, LAST IN … Continue reading

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DIO: black noise from the highways

April 10, 2014

1993 wasn’t an easy year for DIO as the band’s then-latest album, “Strange Highways,” showed a continuing shift towards heavier kind of metal; in places that record sounded gloomier than 1992’s “Dehumanizer” that saw  back in the BLACK SABBATH fold. Yet he loved … Continue reading

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