Dio would be “pissed” at being replaced by hologram, says former guitarist

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

RONNIE James Dio’s former guitarist says the late heavy metal singer would be “pissed” that he had been replaced by a hologram. Dio, the former vocalist in Black Sabbath and Rainbow who died in 2010 aged 67, is now the subject of a touring show in which his three dimensional representation is backed by members of his band Dio. “I would like to see it myself, just to see it. I love hearing those songs, I love Ronnie, so that would be cool, Doug Aldrich, who was in Dio between 2002 and 2006, tells the White Line Fever podcast. “But I think Ronnie would be pissed. I think so. Ronnie would be, like, ‘c’mon, let me be dead in [read on]

Vivian Campbell: “Conceptual” Def Leppard Albums “Different To How I Like To Work”

February 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

DEF Leppard albums become “conceptual” after recording starts and guitarist Vivian Campbell admits: “that’s very different to how I like to work”. The Irish musician is about to rejoin Sheffield’s finest in Dublin to continue work on a new studio album, the band’s 11th. Speaking on The Eddie Trunk Podcast, 52-year-old Campbell – who has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma – discusses the recording process the multi-platinum band follows and also reveals tentative plans for a Pyromania residency in Las Vegas. “As is very typical with a Leppard record, it becomes very [read on]