Dio Disciples

Dio Disciples

A metal tribute to Ronnie James Dio, featuring members of Dio and fronted by two of the few vocalists with the chops to carry this off, will head out on a European tour to pay tribute to the man’s legend. Full details inside. Former Dio members Craig Goldy (guitar), Rudy Sarzo (bass), Simon Wright (drums) and Scott Warren (keyboards) will join forces with former Judas Priest vocalist Tim Ripper Owens…

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ROCK FOR RONNIE Brings in $80,000 for Ronnie James Dio Stand Up & Shout Cancer Fund Benefit

The ROCK FOR RONNIE “Year of the Dragon” Concert Celebration, which took place on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at the Lou Bredlow Pavilion at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills, CA, raised some $80,000 for the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund (www.diocancerfund.org). Metal veterans Quiet Riot topped the lineup, which also included Dio… Read more »


ROCK FOR RONNIE Concert – Metal Veterans Quiet Riot Will Headline Event May 19 to Benefit Stand Up & Shout Cancer Fund

The ROCK FOR RONNIE “Year of the Dragon” Concert Celebration, an afternoon of rock music and fun for the entire family, will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2024, 11AM to 6PM at the Lou Bredlow Pavilion at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills, CA. Headlining the ROCK FOR RONNIE event will be heavy metal veterans… Read more »


Stand Up and Shout…and Scream! – Screamer Magazine Joins ROCK FOR RONNIE Benefit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Screamer Magazine to Attend and Cover the ROCK FOR RONNIE Benefit Concert 2024 Screamer Magazine is excited to announce its participation at the highly anticipated ROCK FOR RONNIE “Year of the Dragon”  Benefit Concert slated for Sunday May 19 at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills, CA.  As one of the leading… Read more »


HEAVEN & EARTH Set To Release Fourth Studio Album ’Hard To Kill’ October 6

Los Angeles hard rockers HEAVEN & EARTH HARD TO KILL,October 6 on Quarto Valley Records. It’s available to pre-order via HEAVEN & EARTH’s PledgeMusic campaign. In addition to pre-ordering HARD TO KILL, fans can purchase a range of exclusive merchandise and special offerings from the band, including signed albums, guitars, posters and lyric sheets, Skype lessons with each band member, and… Read more »


Simon Wright and Dio Disciples – Keeping DIO’s Memory Alive

Three days after the release of Very Beast Of Dio Vol. II, Simon Wright was proud to share his excitement about the event.   Wright explained that fans were ready for “Volume II”.  The 17 track CD includes several of DIO’s best—including 3 bonus tracks, Electra, Prisoner of Paradise, and Metal Will Never Die.   Tracks for… Read more »


‘The Very Beast Of Dio Volume 2’ Conquers The Charts

There is an obvious reason why the first volume of ‘The Very Beast of Dio’ has been certified gold in the U.S. – it features one of hard rock/heavy metal’s greatest all-time voices, the late/great Ronnie James Dio. And the recently released ‘The Very Beast of Dio Volume 2’ picks up right where its predecessor… Read more »


Dio Disciples Announce U.S. Tour In Support Of ‘The Very Beast Of Dio Vol. 2’

With the impending October 9th release of ‘The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2,’ the all-star group, Dio Disciples, couldn’t have picked a better time to launch their next set of U.S. tour dates. Beginning October 20th and running until November 20th, Dio Disciples will be rocking venues nationwide. Dio Disciples is comprised of singers Tim “Ripper”… Read more »


The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2 To be Released

In addition to fronting such legendary hard rock/heavy metal bands as Rainbow, Black Sabbath/Heaven and Hell, and Elf, singer Ronnie James Dio also was the leader of his own solo band, Dio, who were responsible for such all-time great rock anthems as “Holy Diver,” “Rainbow in the Dark,” and “The Last in Line,” among many… Read more »