Tag Archives: Heaven & Hell

Headbangers Brawl: What’s your favorite comeback album?

Posted by on May 23, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. It’s been a pretty insane week for comebacks. The first new music from Godflesh in 13 years came out this week, as […]

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Here’s a video of Ronnie James Dio’s final performance

Posted by on May 16, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/iqMyEalm-JI[/youtube] On this day four years ago, beloved singer and heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio died of stomach cancer at age 67. Four years later and it’s still very strange and sad to think that will never hear Dio’s voice again. Still, his spirit in metal has endured since his passing from Dio’s Disciples […]

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Today in Metal: ‘The Devil You Know’ by Heaven and Hell turns five years old

Posted by on April 28, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zFAHzwYF1Y[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Five years ago today, Dio’s final studio album, a reunion with Sabbath was released on April 28th. Sabbath’s reunion with Dio is still Sabbath, even with a new name. And it’s still […]

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Headbanger’s Brawl: Is Black Sabbath without Ozzy still Black Sabbath?

Posted by on January 10, 2014

In a recent interview, Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde offered up the opinion that Black Sabbath with Ronnie James Dio in it wasn’t really Black Sabbath. “You listen to Black Sabbath with Ronnie James Dio in it, and it’s not Black Sabbath,” he said. “They should have just called it Heaven and Hell right […]

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Kill Devil Hill (feat. Rex Brown and Vinny Appice) signs to Century Media Records

Posted by on August 27, 2013

Last year, Kill Devil Hill (featuring ex-Pantera bassist Rex Brown and ex-Black Sabbath drummer Vinny Appice in its ranks) released its self-titled debut via SPV/Steamhammer Records. And while we knew the supergroup was working on its follow up album, we didn’t realize until now that they would be doing it via a new label home. […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Replacements

Posted by on January 8, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, the metal world was thrown for a loop when Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano left the band to concentrate on his production work. Actually, it was the second time Caggiano had left the band, as Dan Spitz had a […]

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Kill Devil Hill Playing Long Island Record Store Monday

Posted by on August 24, 2012

Kill Devil Hill, whose rhythm section consists of Rex Brown (Down/Pantera) and Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Heaven and Hell), will be playing Looney Tunes in West Babylon NY this Monday (27).

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3 Inches Of Blood Pay Tribute To Ronnie James Dio With New Lyric Video

Posted by on May 16, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsoZKvdmtmA[/youtube] As you all know by now, today (May 16) marks the two year anniversary of Ronnie James Dio’s death. While his legacy will always live on, it’s without a doubt that Dio’s presence is still missed. However, rather than putting together a tribute that wouldn’t do his influence justice, we’re letting 3 Inches Of […]

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Drummer Vinny Appice Has Not Been Approached By Black Sabbath To Replace Bill Ward

Posted by on April 20, 2012

While Black Sabbath are in the studio and preparing for Download Fest and Lollapalooza, many fans remain hopeful that drummer Bill Ward will rejoin the group. However, many believe that if Ward and Sabbath don’t reach an agreement, former Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell drummer Vinny Appice would be the best choice as a replacement. However, […]

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Adrenaline Mob To Tour U.S. With Kill Devil Hill

Posted by on April 5, 2012

It was announced today that Adrenaline Mob will be touring the U.S. with Kill Devil Hill this coming 5/. Adrenaline Mob will then head over to Europe following their mini-tour with Kill Devil Hill, which will kick off on May 10 in Cleveland, OH. If you think about it, this is actually one hell of […]

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