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Producer ROB CAVALLO Remembers RONNIE JAMES DIO

Producer Rob Cavallo (GREEN DAY, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, PARAMORE, FLEETWOOD MAC) has released the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW): "Ronnie was the first major artist to take me seriously as an A&R guy and a producer. I have so many ...

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POWER QUEST's STEVE WILLIAMS Pays Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO

Steve Williams of U.K.-based metallers POWER QUEST has released the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW): "Well, it's five days on from hearing the terrible, saddening news of the passing of Ronnie James Dio. I wanted to let the news sink ...

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Legendary Heavy Metal Vocalist RONNIE JAMES DIO Dies

Wendy Dio, wife/manager of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW), has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Today my heart is broken, Ronnie passed away at 7:45 a.m. [on Sunday] 16th May. Many, many friends and family were able to say their private goodbyes before he peacefully ...

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HEAVEN & HELL's VINNY APPICE Interviewed On Rog's 'Talkin' DrumZ'

"The Rog" (a.k.a. Paul Rogne) of Metalkast's "Rog's Talkin' DrumZ" recently conducted an interview with legendary heavy metal drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO). Vinny about his career; the surgery he underwent in November for a shoulder injury; the health and recovery of fellow HEAVEN & HELL members Ronnie James Dio and ...

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HEAVEN & HELL: All Summer Shows Cancelled

HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — has announced the cancellation of all planned appearances this summer in Europe, including its headline set at Bloodstock's (U.K.) 10th anniversary festival as well as performances at Sonisphere in Switzerland, ...

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HEAVEN & HELL Drummer Schedules California Clinic, Meet-And-Greet

Drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) has scheduled the following appearances: May 21, 2010 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Drum Clinic Guitar Center 3428 Ming Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93309-5146 May 22, 2010 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sabian meet-and-greet Bentley's Drum Shop 1503 East Shields Avenue Fresno, CA 93704-5140 Appice ...

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ANTHRAX Drummer At Hollywood Drum Shop Meet-And-Greet; Video Available

Drummers Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), John Tempesta (THE CULT, ROB ZOMBIE, EXODUS, TESTAMENT) and Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, DIO, BLACK SABBATH) took part in a meet-and-greet/signing session at the Hollywood Drum Shop in West Hollywood, California on Sunday, April 11, presented by Sam Ash music stores and Zoom. Video footage of Charlie Benante showing off ...

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HEAVEN & HELL To Play Three Italian Shows In July

According to the Italian concert promoter Live, HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — will play three shows in Italy in early July: July 01 - Ippodromo Capannelle (Rock In Roma festival) - Rome, Italy July 03 ...

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WENDY DIO Was 'Annoyed' By BLABBERMOUTH.NET Users' Suggestion RONNIE Was Overdubbing Vocals

Legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) is currently receiving treatment for the early stages of stomach cancer, with which he was diagnosed last November. His wife/manager Wendy Dio (pictured below with Ronnie) has issued the following update on Ronnie's condition: "Well, now it has been Ronnie's seventh ...

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CARMINE APPICE Talks About His Association With DDRUM

Harmony Central recently conducted an interview with legendary drummer Carmine Appice (SLAMM, VANILLA FUDGE, ROD STEWART, OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT) about his association with ddrum. Watch the chat below. Fuel Records released Carmine Appice's latest GUITAR ZEUS album, "Conquering Heroes", on August 25, 2009. The double-disc set, which features 24 of the best GUITAR ZEUS ...

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