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RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram: 'Dio Returns: The World Tour' Kicks Off In Bochum, Germany (Video)

"Dio Returns: The World Tour" — featuring Ronnie James Dio reuniting via hologram with his DIO bandmates — kicked off earlier tonight (Wednesday, December 6) at Matrix in in Bochum, Germany. The Ronnie hologram performed throughout the show, treating fans to an alternating setlist that featured songs such as "Rainbow In The Dark", "We Rock", ...

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CRAIG GOLDY Says 'Certain Members' Of Original DIO Band 'Didn't Have The Same Heart For The Fans' As RONNIE Did

Craig Goldy says that "certain members" of the original DIO band became motivated by "money" because they "didn't have the same heart for the fans" as Ronnie James Dio did. Goldy joined DIO during the "Sacred Heart" tour in 1986 after original guitarist Vivian Campbell was fired from the band following a contentious business disagreement ...

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VINNY APPICE Says APPICE Song 'Monsters And Heroes' Is A 'Touching' Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO

Metal Nexus recently conducted an interview with legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL) about his APPICE, his new band with his brother Carmine (VANILLA FUDGE, BLUE MURDER, KING KOBRA). You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process for APPICE's debut ...

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VINNY APPICE Says It Was A 'Great Thrill' To Play In 'Both Important Versions' Of BLACK SABBATH

Legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO) recently spoke with Mark Strigl of the "Talking Metal" podcast about APPICE, his new band with his brother Carmine (VANILLA FUDGE, BLUE MURDER, KING KOBRA). The complete chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how comedian Carrot Top ...

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ANDREW W.K. To Release 'You're Not Alone' Album In March

Andrew W.K. has revealed the title, cover art, and track listing of his upcoming LP, "You're Not Alone". The album is scheduled for release on March 2, 2018 via RED Music/Sony Music worldwide, with its front cover image painted by legendary artists Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell. These two masters of fantasy worked closely with ...

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FEARED Feat. THE HAUNTED, CLAWFINGER Members: 'Your Black Is My White' Animated Video

FEARED, the death metal outfit featuring current and former members of THE HAUNTED, DÅÅTH, SUFFOCATION and CLAWFINGER, has released an animated music video for "Your Black Is My White" off the band's forthcoming sixth album, "Svart". The clip, featuring drawings by Johan Ejerblom (ArtByEjerBlom) and directed by Hugo Andersson, can be seen below. Commented guitarist ...

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Former CANDLEMASS Singer MESSIAH MARCOLIN Performs With PROCESSION In London (Video)

Former CANDLEMASS singer Messiah Marcolin joined the Chilean doom metal band PROCESSION on stage on November 20 at Nambucca in London, England to perform the CANDLEMASS classic "Solitude". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Messiah previously performed the same song with PROCESSION in 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden. Marcolin exited CANDLEMASS for ...

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PRIMAL FEAR In The Studio Working On 'Apocalypse' Album

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR are back in the studio working on their next album, "Apocalypse". 12 brand new crushing heavy metal songs have been selected, out of 30 newly written tracks, which will be produced by PRIMAL FEAR bassist Mat Sinner and engineered and mixed by Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios in Denmark. The ...

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WITHERFALL: Lyric Video For 'The Great Awakening' Song

The official lyric video for the song "The Great Awakening" from U.S. progressive metallers WITHERFALL — the collective brainchild of guitarist Jake Dreyer (ICED EARTH, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, WHITE WIZZARD), singer Joseph Michael (WHITE WIZZARD) and the late Adam Sagan (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, INTO ETERNITY) — can be seen below. The track is taken ...

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Members Of SLIPKNOT, KORN, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, POISON, Others React To Passing Of MALCOLM YOUNG

Members of SLIPKNOT, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, WHITESNAKE, POISON, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, STRYPER, KORN, OVERKILL, KREATOR, SEPULTURA and VOLBEAT are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of Malcolm Young. The 64-year-old guitarist and co-founder of the legendary Australian hard rock band AC/DC had been suffering ...

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BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Releases 'Sway' Studio Video

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's studio video for "Sway" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "BCCIV", which was released on September 22 via Mascot Records. This is BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's first studio album since 2013's "Afterglow". BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION is the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, ...

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LIV SIN Releases Music Video For 'King Of The Damned'

LIV SIN, the new band led by former SISTER SIN vocalist Liv "Sin" Jagrell, has released the official music video for a new song called "King Of The Damned". The track is a call to action for the public to do something about the extinction of the world's wildlife. The band has chosen to work ...

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Video Premiere: BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's 'Over My Head'

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's official music video for "Over My Head" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "BCCIV", which was released on September 22 via Mascot Records. This is BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's first studio album since 2013's "Afterglow". BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION is the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn ...

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ANNIHILATOR Releases Music Video For 'For The Demented' Title Track

Canadian metal veterans ANNIHILATOR have released a music video for the song "For The Demented". The track is the title cut of the band's sixteenth studio album, which was released on November 3 via Neverland Music/Silver Lining Music. The effort was made available in a limited-edition digipack with lenticular cover, a jewel-case CD, a twelve-inch ...

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MEGADETH Films Music Video For 'Lying In State' Song

MEGADETH filmed video for the song "Lying In State" during the band's just-completed South American tour. Several photos from the shoot in São Paulo, Brazil, as well as a short video clip, can be seen below. "Lying In State" is taken from MEGADETH's latest studio album, "Dystopia", which came out in January 2016. MEGADETH leader ...

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Listen To New BLACK VEIL BRIDES Song 'When They Call My Name'

Los Angeles rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES have released a brand new song called "When They Call My Name". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from the band's upcoming fifth album, "Vale", which will be released on January 12 via Lava/Universal Republic. The follow-up to BLACK VEIL BRIDES' 2014 self-titled effort, which was ...

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