‘The Last In Line’ remains one of the great metal albums of the 80s, proving that Dio were capable of muscle, flash, and a subtler, more reflective side.
Hall's storied career included work with seminal artists ranging from Ike & Tina Turner, to Black Sabbath, Tubby Hayes and The Real Thing.
The progressive rock trailblazers' fifth studio release was their first with producer Rodger Bain.
Of the new hologram, Dio's widow Wendy says: “I'm much happier with the new one. It's a million times better."
The legendary frontman said it was "bittersweet" playing the band's final show in Birmingham without their original drummer.
The exhibition dedicated to the iconic metal outfit will run from June until September in the band’s home town.
Ronnie James Dio rides again with the announcement of the ‘Dio Returns’ hologram tour that pairs the late metal legend with his old Dio bandmates.
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US rockers Queens Of The Stone Age unveiled their fourth album Lullabies To Paralyse' on 21 March 2005, and soon had their first US top ten record.
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The much-acclaimed guitarist also worked with Atomic Rooster and The Electric Gypsies among others.
Offering a glimpse into the imaginations of heavy metal titans, the best metal music videos have helped define the genre and terrified the weak of heart.
The exhibition will run from 22 June until 29 September at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
The concerts have been postponed while the Black Sabbath legend battles a severe upper-respiratory infection.