Rest In Peace, Ronnie James Dio.
July 1oth, 1942 – May 16th, 2010.
Forever In Our Metal Hearts.
2 CDs. 12 bands. 20 songs.
* Every pre-order includes the instant grat track “Sacred Heart” by Crystal Ball!
From Ann Boleyn of Hellion:
This email is in response to those of you who have been asking for information about the events on May 15, 16, and 17, to honor the 5th Anniversary of the passing of Ronnie James Dio.
Myself and members of Hellion will be performing at the free Memorial at Forest Lawn on May 16th, and also at the charity fundraiser BBQ on May 17th. Please note that Hellion will not be performing as a band for these two events, but that individual members are performing.
There is plenty of seating outside on May 16th at Forest Lawn. There is limited seating inside the auditorium at Forrest Lawn. If you would like to sit inside you will need to request tickets at firstname.lastname@example.org. I don’t know if there are any tickets left for the auditorium. But, if you are interested in sitting inside you will need to contact the Dio Cancer Fund directly. (If you can’t get tickets for the auditorium, you can watch the concert on the lawn).
For more information about these events, please go to the Dio Charity Fund’s website.
Only 5,000 of these AMAZING Picture Discs were made available WORLDWIDE on Record Store Day Black Friday!
Side B features “Neon Knights (Live)”- Dio, “Rainbow In The Dark (Live)”- Dio and “Straight Through The Heart (Live)”- Dio!!!
All monies received by the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund from the sale of this picture disc will go directly to cancer research and to help find a cure! To find a participating Record Store Day Store near you, go to: www.recordstoreday.com
Source: Facebook – Ronnie James Dio
You can now Preorder the Double Red Vinyl version of Ronnie James Dio’s “This Is Your Life” Tribute Album!! This is a MUST HAVE for all Dio Fans and Vinyl Collectors!!! 100% of the $$$$ received by the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund will go directly to cancer research and to help find a cure! Preorder here: http://smarturl.it/diovinyl
(Source: Facebook Ronnie James Dio)
As one of the cornerstones of British Rock, Rainbow, led by the never-predictable but ever-astonishing guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, became synonymous with some of the most well-regarded and popular charting Rock songs of the seventies and eighties. From the mystic and quasi-religious ‘Man On A Silver Mountain’ to the solid gold anthems of ‘All Night Long’, ‘Long Live Rock ‘N’ Roll’ and ‘Since You Been Gone’, each year in the decade of Rainbow was marked by some of the best songs and performances captured both on record and in-concert.
The box set gathers all of the band’s classic singles from the era in replicas of the original release, alongside a book featuring details on each of the titles.
Passing through the band were some of the best the genre had to offer. Vocalists Ronnie James Dio and Graham Bonnet, bass player and producer Roger Glover and drummer Cozy Powell, each brought their individual talent to the table to record some of Rock’s best-loved Hard Rock on those timeless singles.
* Released on February 11th, 2014.
* Purchase At: http://www.amazon.com
* Source: http://www.universalmusic.com
As reported on the Ronnie James Dio Facebook page:
We only have just a few more of the Special Fan Tickets left for $25 each for the Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album Party and Awards Gala in Hollywood, CA on March 17th! There will be Live performances by Halestorm, Corey Taylor, Jimmy Bain, Rowan Robertson, Brian Tichy, Oni Logan and an All-Star Jam! Rob Halford will also be on hand to accept a Special Award! You will not want to miss this once in a lifetime special VIP Event! Get your tickets here: http://tinyurl.com/oaeyyag
* For info on the Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album This Is Your Life, releasing on April 1st, 2014, via Rhino, click on the link below:
Above link is for a press release featured on Metal Odyssey, on February 12, 2014.
* For more info, click on links below:
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