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RONNIE James Dio’s former guitarist says the late heavy metal singer would be “pissed” that he had been replaced by a hologram.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]

Neal Schon: Our streaming royalties for “Don’t Stop Believin'” are minuscule

January 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon has hit out at record companies for hoarding the lion’s share of profits from streaming services. In a joint interview with Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott simulcast on Sirius XM and Facebook Live, the 63-year-old described his band’s share of revenue from the streaming of their 1981 hit “Don’t Stop Believin'” as “minuscule”. “I’m OK in the fact that people can get it so easily – but I’m really not OK with the laws still,” said Schon. “I know that they’re working on them because we’ve got attorneys that are working on them. [read on]