Voters for the "prestigious" awards ceremony have bypassed legit metal bands to award the Best Metal Performance trophy to comedy act Tenacious D.
Kid band Motion Device are back to rock a pair of Dio classics in this Best of YouTube segment.
There's now some good news to share as Campbell has announced for the second time that his cancer is in remission.
Watch as Finnish band Steve 'N' Seagulls perform a bluegrass cover of Dio's 'Holy Diver.'
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell discusses his current chemo treatment and talks about plans to receive a stem-cell transplant later this year.
Legendary Def Leppard / Dio guitarist Vivian Campbell announced in June of last year that he was battling Hodgkin's lymphoma, but had updated fans in November with the good news that the cancer had gone into remission. Unfortunately, in a new interview, the shredder has just revealed that his condition has been "coming back again."
Metallica have their share of naysayers, but after hearing the band's new Ronnie James Dio tribute medley, 'Ronnie Rising,' we have a feeling the lips of those naysayers will be sewn shut. The nine-minute song is masterfully put together, combining the iconic tracks 'A Light in the Black,' 'Tarot Woman,' 'Stargazer' and 'Kill the King.'
All hail the late Ronnie James Dio … and many in the rock and metal world have heeded that call. A who's who of rock and metal acts have gathered to pay homage to the late Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell frontman via the upcoming tribute album, 'This Is Your Life.' Loudwire is proud to bring you the U.S. premiere of one of the tracks on the disc -- Halestorm's rendition of 'Straight Through the Heart.'