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Watch VIVIAN CAMPBELL And VINNY APPICE Perform DIO Classics With LAST IN LINE At Florida's ROKISLAND FEST

Fan-filmed video of LAST IN LINE's performance on Sunday, January 16 at RokIsland Fest in Key West, Florida can be seen below. Formed in 2012 by bassist Jimmy Bain, drummer Vinny Appice and guitarist Vivian CampbellRonnie James Dio's co-conspirators and co-writers on the "Holy Diver", "Last In Line" and "Sacred Heart" albums — ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS And STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Among Confirmed Artists For BEACHLIFE FESTIVAL

An eclectic beach-focused lineup of more than 55 top music artists across the spectrum of rock, indie, jam, reggae, and more has been announced for the third edition of BeachLife Festival, Los Angeles County's only coastal three-day immersive experience uniquely celebrating beach culture. Held May 13-15, 2022, Southern California's premier live music, art, and culinary ...

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Ex-DIO Guitarist CRAIG GOLDY Says 'Stubborn' People Who Refuse To Take COVID-19 Vaccine 'Don't See The Bigger Picture'

Former DIO guitarist Craig Goldy recently spoke to Metal Express Radio about how musicians have been affected by the restrictive environments imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the corresponding technological implications. He said in part (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Everything is about self-preservation right now, but at the same time, there's ...

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Watch LAST IN LINE, Feat. VIVIAN CAMPBELL And VINNY APPICE, Perform DIO Classics In Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Fan-filmed video footage of LAST IN LINE's October 22 performance at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania can be seen below. Formed in 2012 by drummer Vinny Appice, guitarist Vivian Campbell and bassist Jimmy BainRonnie James Dio's co-conspirators and co-writers on the "Holy Diver", "Last In Line" and "Sacred Heart" albums — LAST ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Pulls Out Of European Tour With ACCEPT: 'Many Factors Have Weighed Into This Decision'

Arizona metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have pulled out of their previously announced European tour as the support act for ACCEPT. The trek was scheduled to kick off on January 15 in Oberhausen, Germany and conclude on Febraury 28 in Kiev, Ukraine. Earlier today, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM released the following statement: "Due to circumstances beyond our ...

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MIKKEY DEE Says He 'Felt As A Very Narrow Drummer' By The End Of His Time With KING DIAMOND

During a recent appearance on "Drinks With Johnny", the Internet TV show hosted by AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ, former MOTÖRHEAD and current SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee discussed the evolution of his drumming style. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "If you take KING DIAMOND, DOKKEN, MOTÖRHEAD, now SCORPIONS, they have come in in the ...

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DIMEBAG Guitar Designer BUDDY 'BLAZE' WEBSTER Dies

Buddy "Blaze" Webster, the instrument designer who alleged that he hadn't been paid for sales of the late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's classic "Dean From Hell" guitar, which he said he helped create, died over the weekend. No cause for his death has been revealed. In April 2017, Webster filed a lawsuit against Armadillo ...

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WENDY DIO Explains Why She Wanted To Detail RONNIE JAMES DIO's Fallout With VIVIAN CAMPBELL In Singer's Autobiography

Wendy Dio says that she doesn't think there ever would have been a reconciliation between Ronnie James Dio and Vivian Campbell if the legendary heavy metal singer was still alive. Ronnie, Vivian, drummer Vinny Appice and bassist Jimmy Bain collaborated on the first three DIO albums — 1983's "Holy Diver", 1984's "The Last In Line" ...

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DEF LEPPARD Announces 'High 'N' Dry' 40th-Anniversary Worldwide Broadcast Premiere Event

DEF LEPPARD has announced a worldwide broadcast premiere event celebrating the 40th anniversary of the band's "High 'N' Dry" album. Watch singer Joe Elliott, drummer Rick Allen and bassist Rick Savage reveal behind-the-scenes stories from their legendary 1981 release, while guitarists Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell discuss the album's impact on their own musical trajectory ...

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METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS And NINE INCH NAILS Among 350 Artists Who Will Perform At 2022 Edition Of France's HELLFEST

METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS, DEFTONES, FAITH NO MORE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD and NINE INCH NAILS will headline next year's edition of Hellfest, set to take place over two weekends, June 17-19, 2022 and June 23-26, 2022, in Clisson, France. No less than 350 artists will perform on six stages, with additional appearances by such acts ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Host Event On Twitter Spaces Today

Legendary British rock 'n' roll icons and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees DEF LEPPARD have just released "Def Leppard - Volume Three", a new limited-edition box set via UMe/Virgin. In conjunction with the release, band members Joe Elliott, Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell will host a live chat event on Twitter Spaces with ...

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JON BON JOVI, JOE BONAMASSA And BILLY F GIBBONS To Perform At Fifth Annual 'Love Rocks NYC' Benefit Concert

The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation is proud to present the fifth annual "Love Rocks NYC" benefit concert for God's Love We Deliver, which will be shown as a livestream event courtesy of streaming platform Fans.Live from the historic Beacon Theatre in New York City on Thursday, June 3. Executive produced by iconic international fashion ...

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MIKKEY DEE Reflects On His Time With MOTÖRHEAD: 'I Really Cherish The Memory And The History That We Created'

In a recent interview with Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, drummer Mikkey Dee spoke about the musical chemistry between him and the other members of the final MOTÖRHEAD lineup, guitarist Phil Campbell and the late, great Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister. "I think that's why we worked so well is because we were three different ...

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