Tag Archives: Ronnie James Dio

RAINBOW to get boxed

December 21, 2014

If there’s a band in need of a proper box set treatment, it’s RAINBOW, and now there’s going to be one – but not in the form the group’s fans have been waiting for. Titled “Light In The Black 1975-1984” and scheduled … 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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METALLICA, MOTÖRHEAD & SCORPIONS to honor Dio

February 7, 2014

Over the three years that have passed since ‘s untimely exit from this world, there have been some tributes paid to the great singer, although none of them was rather satisfactory. But the one to be out on April 1st seeks … Continue reading

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Interview with RONNIE JAMES DIO

February 5, 2013

September 2005 Dignified, Intelligent, Objective: that’s what Dio could mean if it was an acronym, not a pseudonym. Borne from the genuine rock ‘n’ roll era, Ronnie James Dio has retained the music’s primal truth in the songs he’s been … Continue reading

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Interview with RONNIE JAMES DIO

February 5, 2013

February 2005 Having an Italian word for “God” as your pseudonym is pretentious for anyone – save for Ronnie James Dio. If only because of the voice. There’s both heaven and hell in it, hard-hitting lashing and celestial caress. Then, … Continue reading

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