RONNIE JAMES DIO Performs With QUEENSRŸCHE In L.A.: Short Video Available

Ronnie James Dio appeared on stage with QUEENSRŸCHE on Thursday (October 5) at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles to sing his part of Dr. X on the song "The Chase" from the "Operation: Mindcrime II" album.

According to one person who attended the concert, "Dio and Tate [QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate] were awesome together!!! Ronnie was spectacular... he improvised a couple of times and was just incredible! Dio and Tate played each other to a 'T'. What a performance by both!! AWESOME!!! Ronnie was into it. He was playing Dr. X and showed the emotion of 'X' excellently. Ronnie was fluid and moving like he did 10 years ago. Just incredible. In the end, Dio never took the stage again; he sang his song then vanished. Still, he played an incredible part of the show..."

Check out a short 17-second video clip of Ronnie performing with QUEENSRŸCHE at YouTube.com. Photos from the gig (not including Ronnie) can be viewed at Wire Image.

The Los Angeles concert was reportedly recorded for a new QUEENSRŸCHE double live album. Tentatively titled "Operation: LIVECrime II", the set will include a live production of the original "Mindcrime" on Disc 1 and a live production of "Mindcrime II" on Disc 2.

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