Tag Archives: hologram

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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Frank Zappa’s hologram to perform w/ Steve Vai and more

Posted by on September 21, 2017

The late Ronnie James Dio’s hologram World Tour hasn’t kicked off just yet, but Eyellusion, the company bringing you Dio’s hologram are on their next production. Frank Zappa died 25 years ago, and the company will resurrect him as a hologram onstage for a round of concerts. The first batch of dates will begin in […]

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“Ronnie James Dio” tour could kick off in September

Posted by on April 12, 2017

The late Dio made his US Hologram debut this past February at the 28th Annual Pollstar Awards in Los Angeles. The first appearance was seen at last year’s Wacken Open Air and not too long ago, we heard a full tour is expected. In a recent Talk Toomey podcast, Dio’s widow Wendy discussed these tour […]

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The late Ronnie James Dio’s hologram books first US performance

Posted by on January 30, 2017

Late last year we heard the news about Ronnie James Dio’s hologram touring in 2017. While that seemed a bit far-fetched and unrealistic, it’s happening. We saw his debut hologram performance in August, closing out Wacken Open Air and it seems that some will get to see the technology in America sooner than we thought. According to […]

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“Ronnie James Dio” to tour in 2017

Posted by on December 29, 2016

For those that love science fiction classics like The Terminator, Star Wars, Blade Runner and The Matrix, you would never imagine that these films would become part of our reality. However, hologram-like appearances left the big screen and came into our waking lives around 2012 at Coachella, with 2 Pac. Rolling Stone reported it was expensively created at […]

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Dio hologram debuts at Wacken [UPDATED]

Posted by on August 6, 2016

No, this isn’t a headline from The Hard Times. Earlier tonight at Germany’s Wacken Open Air Festival, Dio’s Disciples closed out the sold-out festival, and for the encore, “We Rock,” a Dio hologram appeared courtesy of digital effects company Eyellusion. The hologram made history, marking the first time a hologram was used with a live band. […]

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