Tag Archives: Ronnie James Dio

Song of the Week: Rainbow: Gates of Babylon

Rainbow: Long Live Rock 'n' Roll

“Gates of Babylon” is a song by the rock legends Rainbow featured on their 1978 album, Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll, which also ended up being their last album with singer Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. brother). Rainbow also featured legends such as Ritchie Blackmore, Cozy Powell, Bob Daisley and more. While the album is best

Song of the Week: Dio: The Last in Line

Dio: The Last in Line

Ronnie James Dio was the ultimate metal legend. From fronting bands such as Rainbow and Black Sabbath to his amazing solo career, he always put out quality material while dealing with a turnstile of musicians. His second solo album, “The Last in Line,” had many greats tracks, but none better than the title track. The

Metal Review: Black Sabbath | 13 (2013)

  Admit it. There is not a single metal fan that was not awaiting this one with bated breath. Many can argue that true metal began with Black Sabbath, and I am of that thought process too. Bands like Led Zeppelin and individuals like Jimi Hendrix paved the way in a lot of ways, but 

R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio: Has it Really Been 2 Years?

Honestly, I cannot believe that yesterday marked 2 years since the passing of one of the greatest metal frontmen in history. Ronnie James Dio was simply an iconic figure and an amazing person in general. He has influenced scores of people in the metal world and he is sorely missed by all of his fans