Tag: Dio

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Dio.

1983 saw “Rainbow In The Dark“, the second single from the platinum selling “Holy Diver” album by Dio land on Planet Metal. Assisted by airplay on MTV which was a force for good for any band who got regular rotation, it gave Dio new heights of success to match their undoubted talents. The man himself, Ronnie

Riff Police! Pull Over! #150: Jorn Vs Dio !

  The much loved and much missed Ronnie James Dio may not necessarily have looked like a Metal God to the untrained eye but his voice was are pure as the freshly fallen snow. In 1983 the second single from the infamous multi platinum selling “Holy Diver” record was “Rainbow in the Dark” which gained

Review: “The World Keeps Turning” by Leo Viridi

A concept EP that tells a story of trying to navigate this existence and understanding the World for what it is, “The World Keeps Turning” is the follow up the 2019’s “LV1” which saw Multi instrumentalist Leo Viridi joined by a wealth of collaborators including members and former members of Megadeth, Act of Defiance, King

Riff Police! Pull Over! #133: The Myopia Condition Vs Dio!

Originally formed by guitarist Josh Gould and drummer Greg Glenn to commit to tape some ideas that had been running around Gould’s head for years, Alberta Canadians The Myopia Condition seriously impressed with their debut album “Event Horizon” in October 2020. Occupying Progressive Technical Death Metal territory and citing influences as wide ranging as Meshuggah, Lamb

Riff Police! Pull Over! #120: Killswitch Engage Vs Symphony X!

The year 2000 saw “V: The New Mythology Suite” from Symphony X, a Progressive Metal outfit formed in New Jersey in 1994. A concept album that retells the myth of Atlantis with moments about Ancient Egyptian mythology and Astrology, it marks a continuation of the bands heavier styling while also incorporating moments of classical music.

Review: “Self Titled” EP by Sentre

In April 2019, Belgian Metallers Sentre released a pair of tracks recorded, mixed and mastered by Matthijs Quaars Audio (Spoil Engine, Exhuminate) and then… seemingly disappeared into the wilderness. The tracks were actually recorded in 2018 as Nick Lamote (Vocals), Dries Van Belle (Guitar, backing vocals), Jonas Delbecke (Drums) and Kristof Taveirne (Bass) went in

Bootleg: Killswitch Engage in Holland!

As Boston Massachusetts Metalcore heroes Killswitch Engage hit Europe, here are a few choice cuts from their set at Melkweg, Amsterdam in The Netherlands! “Unleashed”, “My Last Serenade”, “A Bid Farewell”, “My Curse”, “This Is Absolution” and of course THAT Dio cover “Holy Diver” were all caught on camera! New album and a return to

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Dio Ed.

The man, the myth, the legend. Ronnie James Dio may have been departed now nearly a decade but the much loved man’s status and statue lives on and controversially so with a hologram taking his place at select live shows. Fronting Dio, Heaven & Hell, Black Sabbath, Elf and Rainbow at various points in a

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Rocky Ed.

It’s time for some cheese. Written by Frankie Sullivan and Jim Peterik and recorded at the request of Sylvester Stallone as the theme music for Rocky III, “Eye of the Tiger” is easily the best known song by Survivor. It was nominated for a pair of awards, in 1982 and 1983, narrowly missing out. First

Bootleg: Killswitch Engage at Hellfest 2018!

Going 4 for 4, here’s a full set from Killswitch Engage at Hellfest 2018! Pro-Shot in full High Definition and obviously including the singles “My Last Serenade”, “Rose of Sharyn” alongside that Ronnie James Dio cover “Holy Diver”. Who could ask for more from the Metalcore heroes?!