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Heavy Crown - LAST IN LINE

In 2011, the classic lineup that supported Ronnie James Dio on his epochal recordings "Holy Diver", "Last in Line" and "Sacred Heart" had a jam reunion for fun. No doubt with the intent to heal from their leader's passing the year prior. Magic obviously sparked inside that studio, for Vivian Campbell, Vinny Appice and the ...

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VINNY APPICE Says WENDY DIO 'Probably Hates' LAST IN LINE

In a brand new interview with the "Totally Driven Radio" podcast, legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL) was asked what Wendy Dio's reaction has been to LAST IN LINE, the band he formed in 2012 with fellow original DIO members Vivian Campbell (drums) and Jimmy Bain (bass) alongside singer Andrew Freeman. ...

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LAST IN LINE: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Heavy Crown'

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Heavy Crown", the debut album from LAST IN LINE — the band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell alongside fellow founding DIO members Vinny Appice and Jimmy Bain, plus singer Andrew Freeman, who has previously fronted HURRICANE and LYNCH MOB — can be seen below. "Heavy Crown" was released ...

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JIMMY BAIN Video Tribute Released By LAST IN LINE

The surviving members of LAST IN LINE have released a seven-and-a-half-minute video tribute to their bassist, Jimmy Bain, who died aboard DEF LEPPARD's inaugural "Hysteria On The High Seas" cruise. The video consists of footage shot during the making of LAST IN LINE's debut album, "Heavy Crown", which will be released on February 19 via ...

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Former RAINBOW/DIO Bassist JIMMY BAIN Dead At 68

According to a number of industry sources, former RAINBOW and DIO bassist Jimmy Bain has passed away at the age of 68. The news was confirmed by ex-DIO drummer Simon Wright and Diana Deville, a former employee of Wendy Dio's Niji Management. More details about Bain's death will be posted here as soon as they ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, GUNS N' ROSES Members Cover DAVID BOWIE For Paris Terror Attack Victims

French singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stéphane Honde (pictured; HOLLYWOOD MONSTERS, THE STARS) has assembled an all-star lineup of rock musicians — including former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno, STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet and ex-BLACK SABBATH and DIO drummer Vinny Appice — to record cover version of the David Bowie song "Heroes" to benefit victims of ...

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