New Dio Tribute Album
2014-02-23 by DaisyHill | 44 Comments

A Dio tribute album is in the works

Tracklisting:
1. “Neon Knights” – Anthrax*
2. “The Last In Line” – Tenacious D*
3. “The Mob Rules” – Adrenaline Mob
4. “Rainbow In The Dark” – Corey Taylor, Roy Mayorga, Satchel, Christian Martucci, Jason Christopher*
5. “Straight Through The Heart” – Halestorm*
6. “Starstruck” – Motörhead with Biff of Saxon*
7. “Temple Of The King” – Scorpions*
8. “Egypt (The Chains Are On)” – Doro
9. “Holy Diver” – Killswitch Engage
10. “Catch the Rainbow” – Glenn Hughes, Simon Wright, Craig Goldy, Rudy Sarzo, Scott Warren*
11. “I” – Jimmy Bain, Oni Logan, Rowan Robertson, Brian Tichy*
12. “Man On The Silver Mountain” – Rob Halford, Vinny Appice, Doug Aldrich, Jeff Pilson, Scott Warren*
13. “Ronnie Rising Medley (featuring “A Light in the Black”, “Tarot Woman”, “Stargazer”, “Kill the King”)”–
Metallica*
14. “This Is Your Life” – Dio

The album will raise funds for the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund
(diocancerfund.org) and was organised and produced by his wife, Wendy.

Full article available on metal hammer
http://www.metalhammer.co.uk/news/world-premiere-of-track-from-new-dio-tribute-next-week/

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treefingered2
February 23rd 2014

158 Comments


Incredibly excited, just with Corey Taylor didn't have anything to do with this

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Kalopsia
February 23rd 2014

929 Comments


^hah, completely agree about Corey Taylor.. hate that guy


this should be... interesting. will probably be a mixed bag. Tenacious D cut will rock for sure

Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
February 23rd 2014

5250 Comments


Ugh, I can't stand Killswitch Engage's cover of Holy Diver.

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RoyalImperialGuard
February 23rd 2014

1237 Comments


That fuck is going to ruin Rainbow in the Dark.

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Kalopsia
February 23rd 2014

929 Comments


the money is going to a good cause at least.. could be worse

Gwyn.
February 23rd 2014

14988 Comments


"“Holy Diver” – Killswitch Engage"

Confirmed for ruined song

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pedro70512
February 23rd 2014

2530 Comments


" “Ronnie Rising Medley (featuring “A Light in the Black”, “Tarot Woman”, “Stargazer”, “Kill the King”)”– Metallica"

Omg why

RoyalImperialGuard
February 23rd 2014

1237 Comments


I played the fuck out of KSE's Holy Diver in 06/07, you guys are just being tools because it's a pretty fun cover.

Kalopsia
February 23rd 2014

929 Comments


yeah i really like KSE's cover. the video is fun too



but seriously what is it with Metallica and medleys? just play an entire damn song

Spec
February 23rd 2014

27102 Comments


Was excited to see who got Holy Diver but it's that fucking Killswitch cover again ugh.

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Kalopsia
February 23rd 2014

929 Comments


yep, shoulda had somebody new cover it.


would've loved to see Heaven and Hell get a cover, but oh well

TheSmashBro
February 23rd 2014

257 Comments


Pumped as fuck for Motorhead doing Starstruck.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
February 23rd 2014

28369 Comments


any chance that holy diver cover is re-recorded bc of vocalist

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theacademy
Staff Reviewer
February 23rd 2014

28369 Comments


not that i mind the cover (why are u guys shitting on it we all agreed like 3 years ago that it was pree cool)

Tyrael
February 23rd 2014

20797 Comments


pree cool is disappointing if you consider the fact that the original is a legendary heavy metal song

Kalopsia
February 23rd 2014

929 Comments


and?

Spec
February 23rd 2014

27102 Comments


"any chance that holy diver cover is re-recorded bc of vocalist"

Right? At least change it up a little bit.


Fieryfenderz
February 23rd 2014

1434 Comments


Um actually Corey Taylor is in this...

TheSpirit
February 23rd 2014

17626 Comments


My moms bf plays drums on the doro track m/

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Friday13th
February 23rd 2014

2277 Comments


Leave it to Metallica to hog 4 of Rainbow's best songs. Sadly missing Gates of Babylon and Heaven and Hell. Should be interesting anyways.

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Progger6009
February 23rd 2014

1081 Comments


Hey that Killswitch cover is badass. Just because they play metalcore doesnt mean they didnt do the song justice.

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InbredJed
February 24th 2014

5786 Comments


Tenacious D cut will rock for sure [2]

that and the Anthrax track

InbredJed
February 24th 2014

5786 Comments


"yep, shoulda had somebody new cover it."

Eagles of Death Metal

chemicalmarriage
February 24th 2014

1912 Comments


the king is gone but not forgotten

ScuroFantasma
February 24th 2014

1429 Comments


I'm looking forward to Corey's cover, he's got a damn good voice

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Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
February 24th 2014

5250 Comments


Yeah Corey isn't bad by any means but just out of principle I don't think he should partake in this.

ZippaThaRippa
February 24th 2014

2415 Comments


What principle? That he was a singer for a very popular metal band?

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
February 24th 2014

16299 Comments


KSE's "Holy Diver" is terrible and Corey Taylor is bound to ruin "Rainbow In The Dark"

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dylanjones42
February 24th 2014

180 Comments


Jesus Christ. James Hetfield singing Stargazer is something I never want to hear.

MrSirLordGentleman
February 24th 2014

4218 Comments


Instrumentally speaking, Metallica might be interesting, but James voice... and even though I don't like Motorhead, I think Starstruck will be perfect for them, as well as The Temple of the King for Scorpions

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pedro70512
February 24th 2014

2530 Comments


"James Hetfield singing Stargazer is something I never want to hear."

Few singers could do Stargazer like Dio...Roy Khan and Nils Patrik Johansson (Astral Doors) are the only ones that come to mind.

Betray
February 24th 2014

2575 Comments


duurrrrr no band/person is worthy of covering X song


get the fuck over it


I hope none of you sing along to Dio

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Dancedrewdance
February 24th 2014

392 Comments


Surprised no one is excited to see what Glenn Hughes does, also no heaven and hell from coheed?

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MrSirLordGentleman
February 24th 2014

4218 Comments


Hughes would've been great for a heavy Rainbow track, don't know if a ballad will suit him

rockandmetaljunkie
February 24th 2014

3302 Comments


one of the worst album artworks I have ever seen

MrSirLordGentleman
February 24th 2014

4218 Comments


Tribute albums with good artwork do exist?

rockandmetaljunkie
February 24th 2014

3302 Comments


good point

boogs
February 24th 2014

222 Comments


where's Tony Iommi and Ozzy

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 24th 2014

21764 Comments


out of principle

fuck off

freedomofspeechnoway
February 24th 2014

412 Comments


I like Corey Taylor just fine. The bands he's in...different story.

freedomofspeechnoway
February 24th 2014

412 Comments


And Satchel is on this...well that's awesome.

Mythodea
February 25th 2014

693 Comments


Tenacious D are going to rock... Also, Scorpions got a song that really maches their style...

Progger6009
February 25th 2014

1081 Comments


Oh yeah The D make me cream my jeans.

Kalopsia
March 31st 2014

929 Comments


as expected, Cory Taylor's track sucks.



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