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HEAVEN & HELL To Support IRON MAIDEN In Bergen

HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — will support British metal legends IRON MAIDEN on August 11 at Bergenhus Festning-Koengen in Bergen, Norway. HEAVEN & HELL singer Ronnie James Dio was recently diagnosed with the early stages ...

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CARMINE APPICE Interviewed On 'Hard Rock Nights'

Legendary drummer Carmine Appice (SLAMM, VANILLA FUDGE, ROD STEWART, OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT) was a recent guest on the "Hard Rock Nights" show. The interview is now available for streaming in two parts below. Fuel Records released Carmine Appice's latest GUITAR ZEUS album, "Conquering Heroes", on August 25. The double-disc set, which features 24 of ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO 'Is Itching To Get Back On Tour'

Legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) was diagnosed with the early stages of stomach cancer and is currently receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic. His wife/manager Wendy Dio has issued the following update on Ronnie's condition: "Since my last update, we have been back and forth to ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'; Video Available

Ozzy Osbourne was interviewedon this past Friday's (February 5) edition of ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (which actually aired the morning of Saturday, February 6). Watch a couple of clips from his appearance below. Osbourne doesn't think he's likely to play with BLACK SABBATH again since he and wife/manager Sharon Osbourne are involved in a lawsuit ...

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HEAVEN & HELL To Headline U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK Festival

HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — will headline the 10th-anniversary edition of the Bloodstock festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE And Family To Guest On 'The Ellen Degeneres Show'

Ozzy Osbourne and his family — wife/manager Sharon, son Jack and daughter Kelly — are scheduled to guest on "The Ellen Degeneres Show" on Friday, February 5. Check your local listings for air times. Osbourne doesn't think he's likely to play with BLACK SABBATH again since he and wife/manager Sharon Osbourne are involved in a ...

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CARMINE APPICE'S SLAMM!! At NAMM; Video Available

DrummerConnection.com has uploaded video footage of legendary drummer Carmine Appice's (VANILLA FUDGE, ROD STEWART, OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT) SLAMM!! performing the Calzone Case booth at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 14-17, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the clip below. SLAMM!! is a ...

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Ask OZZY OSBOURNE

Do you have a question for Ozzy Osbourne? You can submit your questions for Ozzy at this location and then read the interview in an upcoming issue of Time magazine. Osbourne doesn't think he's likely to play with BLACK SABBATH again since he and wife/manager Sharon Osbourne are involved in a lawsuit against ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO Undergoes Third Chemo Treatment

Legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) was diagnosed with the early stages of stomach cancer and is currently receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic. His wife/manager Wendy Dio has issued the following update on Ronnie's condition: "After a few hiccups between Christmas and New Year's, such as ...

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CARMINE APPICE To Guest On 'Talking Metal Live'

Tonight's (Tuesday, January 5) episode of "Talking Metal Live" will feature live interviews with legendary drummer Carmine Appice (SLAMM, VANILLA FUDGE, ROD STEWART, OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT), Mark Cimino of THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, and Derrek Hawkins of Ace Frehley's band. "Talking Metal Live" airs between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. EST on Live 365's ...

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SOLAR PARALLAX: First Recordings Posted Online

SOLAR PARALLAX, the new Polish project led by guitarist/composer Michael Gapys, has posted some of its first recordings on the band's MySpace page. According to a press release, SOLAR PARALLAX's sound is "a mixture of melodic vocals, big choruses, heavy riffs and pumping drums." SOLAR PARALLAX is: Michael Gapys - Guitar, Bass, Keys, ...

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HEAVEN & HELL Confirmed For U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — has been confirmed for High Voltage, the U.K.'s new rock festival, which is scheduled to take place July 24-25, 2010 at Victoria Park in London, U.K. The festival billing is ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO: 'I'd Like To Thank Everyone For The Most Wonderful Gift I Have Ever Received'

Legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW), who was recently diagnosed with the early stages of stomach cancer and is currently receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic, has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "I'd like to take the time to thank everyone for the most wonderful gift ...

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HEAVEN & HELL Confirmed For Spanish SONISPHERE

HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — has been confirmed for the Spanish edition of the Sonisphere festival, set to take place on Saturday, July 10 in Barcelona. HEAVEN & HELL's Sonisphere schedule is now shaping up ...

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Reunited KING KOBRA Joined By Singer PAUL SHORTINO

Last night (Saturday, December 12), drum legend Carmine Appice (SLAMM, VANILLA FUDGE, ROD STEWART, OZZY OSBOURNE, TED NUGENT, KING KOBRA) joined the SIN CITY SINNERS on stage in Las Vegas, Nevada. The band jammed such hits as "You Keep Me Hanging On", "Hot Legs", "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy", "Bark At The Moon", and "Crazy ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO Aces First Chemo Treatment With Flying Colors

Legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) was diagnosed with the early stages of stomach cancer and is currently receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic. His wife/manager Wendy Dio has issued the following update on Ronnie's condition: "Well, it has been a very exhausting month. After all the ...

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Send Get-Well Card To RONNIE JAMES DIO

According to a posting on the BLACK SABBATH fan site Black-Sabbath.com, fans can send get-well cards to legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) through the official fan club address here: Dio Fan Club 12400 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 624 Studio City, CA 91604 Additionally, if you'd ...

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HEAVEN & HELL Drummer VINNY APPICE To Undergo Surgery Tomorrow

Drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, DIO, BLACK SABBATH) will undergo surgery on his right shoulder on Monday, November 30 for an injury sustained during the last HEAVEN & HELL tour. Commented Vinny: "You can't face the audience and hit drums directly behind you night after night at an extreme volume [referring to his monstrous ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer

Wendy Dio, the wife and manager of legendary heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW), has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Ronnie has been diagnosed with the early stages of stomach cancer. We are starting treatment immediately at the Mayo Clinic. After he kills this dragon, Ronnie will ...

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