Tag Archives: Dio

Metal By Numbers: War Against Charts – 6/8/2023

Posted by on June 8, 2023

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’re back! The best way to return is with Metal By Numbers! Here are the notable debuts and sales from April 21st through May 26th.    May 26, 2023 Releases:   Notable Debuts: […]

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Funko Pop! adds more metal figurines: Metallica, Iron Maiden, Dio, Pantera, etc.

Posted by on November 17, 2022

  It’s time for Funko’s Pop!apalooza, with many new figures available to order, including a special Metallica Master of Puppets edition, which is only available at Walmart at this location. Other metal Funkos currently available to pre-order here include Dio, Iron Maiden, Pantera, Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider, and many more.    Check a few out […]

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Dio estate donates authentic Dio “Last in Line” patch to be used in Stranger Things TV Show

Posted by on June 16, 2022

        Season 4 of Stranger Things is the long awaited continuation of a story that has captivated millions. The dark horror theme evokes a world where many heavy metal fans would feel right at home. This year we meet Hawkins’ “King of the Metalheads,” and leader of the town’s infamous Hellfire Club, […]

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Official Ronnie James Dio documentary ‘Dio: Dreamers Never Die,’ premiered at SXSW Film Festival

Posted by on March 21, 2022

    Dio: Dreamers Never Die, spans the career of the legendary rock icon Ronnie James Dio. The documentary about one of the most celebrated heavy metal vocalist received its world premiere on March 17 at this year’s SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas. On Friday (18th), several music personalities who were involved in the […]

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Official Ronnie James Dio documentary ‘Dio: Dreamers Never Die’ to receive World Premiere at This Year’s SXSW Film Festival

Posted by on February 3, 2022

  “Dio: Dreamers Never Die,” will see the film’s world premiere at this year’s SXSW Film Festival. SXSW or South by Southwest 2022 will take place in Austin, Texas from March 11 to March 20, with select films available online. This year will be the first in-person SXSW 2022 premiere since it’s pandemic cancelation in […]

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Tool autographed sink is being auctioned for the “Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund”

Posted by on November 19, 2020

  Apparently, the members of Tool signed a kitchen sink and it’s now being auctioned to benefit the “Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.” The bid is currently up to $800 and is among other Dio related memorabilia. According to Warren Christensen, manager of the band and supporter of the Dio Cancer Fund, Tool […]

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2020’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Motörhead, Baroness, Chris Cornell, Corey Taylor and more

Posted by on October 12, 2020

    This year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day releases exclusively for November 27th have been revealed. We took some time to look over the entire catalog and made a few selections in the rock and metal categories. This year’s artists include Alice In Chains, Baroness, Corey Taylor, Chris Cornell, Dio, Volbeat and more. […]

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Graphic Novel Based on Ronnie James Dio’s ‘Holy Diver’ Album Cover Announced

Posted by on August 26, 2020

  The cover of Dio’s debut album Holy Diver is one of the most iconic in metal. Now, the artwork’s backstory is being written as a graphic novel set for release next year. According to a press release: “acclaimed horror comics writer Steve Niles will tell the tale behind the events leading to the powerful […]

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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

Posted by on January 10, 2020

As we saw with bands such as Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine, Vio-lence, Mr.Bungle, Possessed, Exhorder, and many more that have disbanded/went on a hiatus and returned, there’s always a chance for a group to reform. They can also reappear for a quick reunion just to disappear again and sometimes come back once more, […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Ten Shocking Moments of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 31, 2019

  The metal community has been slammed with ups and downs over the last ten years. The death toll alone requires its own column. We’ve had significant losses throughout the decade, including Peter Steele, Ronnie James Dio, Wayne Static, Lemmy Kilmister, Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington, Oli Herbert, Jill Janus, and many more. We’ve seen bands […]

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