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Doro “Seeing more women in metal makes me happy” Bloodstock 2018 Interview

Dorothee Pesch, better known as Doro, has been on the rock and metal scene for decades. She first caught the world’s attention by way of her band Warlock, one of the most successful German metal bands of the 1980s. After they disbanded in 1989, Doro continued performing as a solo artist. She also performed at Bloodstock Festival, headlining the Sophie ...

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Original DIO members reunite as Last In Line – Heavy Crown

When this band was first announced it sounded like an odd kind of cash-in, although Frontiers subsequently picking up the recording tab isn’t that unusual; after all they do go in for 80s heritage acts. If you shared similar doubts don’t rush off, the results are far better than expected. Debut single ‘Devil In Me’ opens proceedings, defining a statement ...

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Last In Line release single ‘Devil In Me’

Last In Line, the band formed by original Dio members Vivian Campbell (guitar, of Def Leppard), Jimmy Bain (bass, ex-Rainbow) and Vinny Appice (drums, ex-Black Sabbath) with Andrew Freeman on vocals have released their debut single, ‘Devil In Me’  on Frontiers Music SRL prior to their debut album Heavy Crown due out in 2016. ‘Devil in Me’ is available instantly with digital ...

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Original Dio members reunite as Last In Line

Consisting of three of the original Dio line up with Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell (guitar), Vinny Appice (drums) and Jimmy Bain (bass), have reunited as a new classic hard rock group. Taking their name from the 1984 studio album ‘The Last in Line’ in honour of one of the finest vocalists the World has ever seen, Ronnie James Dio. Due for ...

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Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell Undergoes Cancer Treatment

Ahead of a busy summer full of international shows, Def Leppard‘s guitarist Vivian Campbell has announced that he is currently undergoing treatment for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma – a form of cancer. Vivian’s brave statement reads, “I feel fortunate that my cancer sent me an alarm call in the form of ‘the cough that wouldn’t quit’. Otherwise, how would I have known? ...

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Last In Line reveal UK tour dates

Previous Dio members now playing under the name Last In Line have announced a string of UK tour dates for this August including a headlining appearance on the Sophie Lancaster Stage on the Saturday of Bloodstock Festival. Check out the dates below! August 08 – Limelight – Belfast 09 – Cathouse – Glasgow 10 – Bloodstock Festival – Derbyshire 11 ...

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Dio ‘Dream Evil’ Deluxe Edition

Much missed and arguably the greatest pure metal frontman, Mr Ronnie James Dio, he who fronted bands like Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Elf. He also had a rather successful solo career starting in 1982 after leaving Sabbath. ‘Dream Evil’ was the third album out back in 1987. Its been re-released and expanded with the original nine songs and then a ...

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UNIVERSAL TO RELEASE A DELUXE EDITION OF DIO’S ‘DREAM EVIL’

Universal have announced they are planning to release a deluxe edition of Dio’s 1987 album, Dream Evil on March 4th 2013. The release comes just months short of the 3rd anniversary of the singer’s saddening death due to stomach cancer in May 2010. Prior to his passing Ronnie James Dio had been the voice for many iconic bands such as ...

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