With a colorful sleeve and a confident rock sound, the debut album by Ritchie Blackmore's new band made its mark.
The virtual event will take place on July 10, which would have been Dio’s 79th birthday.
Extensive line-up changes couldn't stand in the way of a fast-emerging rock force.
In the spring of 1978, Ritchie Blackmore's band scored their highest-debuting UK album to date.
Set for publication in September, the coffee table-style book focuses on Ronnie James Dio’s time from the legendary hard rockers
The memoir promises to be ’a frank, startling, often hilarious, sometimes sad testament to dedication and ambition, filled with moving coming-of-age tales, glorious stories of excess, and candid recollections of what really...
The legendary metal band’s first seven LPs, including ‘Holy Diver’ and ‘The Last in Line’ will be available January 22.
Two musical worlds came together in Purple's epic 1969 live recording.
Dio was one of the great heavy metal acts of all time, renowned for amazing explosive live shows when the cranked-to-eleven amplification supercharged events as much as the pyrotechnics.
The masters of British metal rock, they mutated from the blues to genre-defining sonic mayhem with key discs like their self-titled debut, Paranoid, Master Of Reality and the comeback classic 13.
Of the new hologram, Dio's widow Wendy says: “I'm much happier with the new one. It's a million times better."
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.
Also in Encino, California, last year's Ride brought in over $50,000 for the Dio Cancer Fund.
The auction features 666 items in total including a Charvel guitar, a painting and numerous items of clothing.
Artists taking part include the son of Slash and the daughter of Alice Cooper.