Ronnie James Dio’s memorial service was held at The Hall of Liberty, Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles. By the time I arrived, the seats inside Liberty Hall had long since been filled, so I was one of the thousands of Dio fans outside under the hot L.A. sun watching [...]
Entries for May, 2010
Cynic is headlining! Yes progressive death metal masters Cynic will be touring the USA! And… they will be playing their classic album Focus in its entirety. They are calling the tour Re-traced and Re-focused live. That’s quite a mouthful but this show should be jaw dropping. Re-traced is the name of their newly released EP [...]
Message from Wendy Dio (from http://www.ronniejamesdio.com/)
Today my heart is broken, Ronnie passed away at 7:45am 16th May. Many, many friends and family were able to say their private good-byes before he peacefully passed away. Ronnie knew how much he was loved by all. We so appreciate the love and support that you have all [...]
Black Sabbath/ Heaven and Hell have canceled all summer appearances this year due Ronnie James Dio’s condition. Ronnie is battling stomach cancer and undergoing chemo. Unfortunately, he is not well enough to tour.
Ronnie, you still have the magic. You are a legend. I wish you all the best. Your music [...]
This is a creepy heavy metal video from Finntroll. It’s pretty captivating. Nice wicked imagery although the music is a mix of creepy and singalong folky. Its from their new album which they describe as “a storm of old-world-laden, folk-rooted black metal called ‘Nifelvind’”. I am not very familiar with Finntroll [...]