Z2 Comics to Pay Tribute to Heavy Metal Icon Ronnie James Dio’s Holy Diver

Z2 Comics to Pay Tribute to One of Heavy Metal’s Most Iconic Figures: Ronnie James Dio

Publisher Teams with the DIO Estate for the Official Graphic Novel Adaptation of the Beloved Classic Album “Holy Diver” and the Artwork It Inspired

News of Z2’s 2021 lineup begins to roll out with news of what is sure to be one of the publisher’s most anticipated projects yet – the Holy Diver graphic novel, creating an original

Burning Rain on Monsters Of Rock Cruise X 2020

Burning Rain ©2020 Johnnie Crow Photos

The 10th annual Monsters Of Rock Cruise (AKA MORC X) set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on February 8, 2020. The Royal Caribbean ship Independence of the Seas was the home to 50 rock and roll bands, and thousands of their fans, over 5 nights at sea. The cruise stopped in Belize and Cozumel, Mexico when it was not rocking through the high seas.

Burning Rain ©2020 Johnnie Crow

Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Commemorates 10th Anniversary of Dio’s Passing

Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund

Commemorates 10th Anniversary of Dio’s Passing

10th Anniversary Highlights Video Available for Viewing

Rock music legend Ronnie James Dio lost his months-long battle with gastric cancer on May 16, 2010. The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund (www.diocancerfund.org), founded in his memory shortly thereafter, is commemorating the 10th anniversary of his passing by posting a video on their

The Dead Daisies Release “Unspoken” From New Album “Holy Ground”

 

THE DEAD DAISIES BREAK THE SILENCE
BAND RELEASES NEW SONG “UNSPOKEN” FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM HOLY GROUND — LISTEN
THE DEAD DAISIES have unleashed their first track “UNSPOKEN” off the forthcoming new studio album Holy Ground.
Listen to the song and watch the lyric video here:
With tours and releases around the world being postponed due to current global issues, the band felt that with such an amazing album waiting in the wings, it needed

Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund 10th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles

Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund
Will Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Dio’s Passing
with Gala Awards Fund-Raiser at The Wiltern in Los Angeles
on February 20, 2020
10th Anniversary Memorial Awards Gala Will Honor Recipients in Eight Award Categories
The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the late rock music legend, will commemorate the 10th anniversary of his passing and the formation

Last In Line’s New Album “II” Out Via Frontiers Music Srl

Last In Line’s New Album “II” Out Via Frontiers Music Srl
New Video for “Blackout The Sun” Out Now – WATCH
Their debut album, Heavy Crown, was a fine slab of melodic hard rock, and this new effort is arguably even better.
-LA Weekly-
An unforgettable reminder of what Vivian Campbell and Vinny Appice can do within the context of classic heavy metal.
-Metal Wani-
Campbell was one of the best riffmeisters of the 80’s

Dio Disciples at Brick By Brick San Diego

Images by Johnnie Crow
Words by Thomas Hernandez

I would say greatness can be measured by longevity. 36 years later, the spirit of DIO is still going strong thanks to the Dio Disciples. There’s probably nothing harder in music then replacing an iconic lead singer like Ronnie James Dio, but Tim “Ripper” Owens has taken the reins brilliantly, and definitely has the Dio Disciples sounding like the real deal. Craig Goldy can still rip off …