Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds
Ronnie James Dio - This is Your Life

by Kevin Wierzbicki

.
The late Ronnie James Dio is beloved for many reasons, primary among them is for his powerfully evocative voice. With that in mind, fans should go into this tribute album knowing that the contributing artists are not trying to do the impossible and outdo Ronnie with their takes on his songs; they're merely paying homage and having fun with some great material drawn from throughout his career.

Anthrax and Adrenaline Mob cover the Black Sabbath era with versions of "Neon Knights" and "The Mob Rules" respectively while from the Rainbow era come tributes from Scorpions, Motorhead with Saxon's Biff Byford, Rob Halford and friends and most interestingly, a lengthy medley of "A Light in the Black"/"Tarot Woman"/"Stargazer"/"Kill the King" from Metallica.

Doro and Halestorm add the female perspective to the set, Tenacious D play it straight with a take on "The Last in Line" and Killswitch Engage offer their 2007 hit, a take on Ronnie's "Holy Diver."

More Holy Diver/The Last in Line era music comes from Corey Taylor of Slipknot/Stone Sour covering "Rainbow in the Dark" and Ronnie himself with the poignant song that gives the compilation its name, "This is Your Life."

Get your copy here.

Ronnie James Dio - This is Your Life
Rating:



More articles for this artist .


...end




.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
Megadeth Star Captures UFO On Video- Singer Loses Child Sex Crimes Sentencing Appeal- Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Memoirs Of A Madman Details- Kurt Cobain Biopic- more

Day in Pop Man Found Dead in Dumpster After Jason Aldean Concert- Duran Duran Suing Their Own Fan Club- Lauryn Hill Removes Fan From Concert For Heckling- Weird Al No. 1- more

B-Sides: Tom Petty Streaming New Album Online For Free- Slash Debuts Songs From Forthcoming Album World On Fire- Chris Slade Looks Back On Leaving AC/DC- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

Yes - Heaven & Earth

RockPile: Broods- Neomythics

Colt 45 - The Tide Is Turning

Toto - 35th Anniversary Tour Live from Poland

Rob Zombie - The Zombie Horror Picture Show

Rock Reads: Counting Down Bruce Springsteen: His 100 Finest Songs

Michael Franti and Spearhead's Soulshine Tour

Tom Keifer - The Way Life Goes

Live: Fall Out Boy and Paramore Monumentour

Road Trip: Kentucky's Bluegrass Country- Don't Miss These Five Attractions

Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual 30th Anniversary Special Edition

Road Trip: Rock Candy- Macon, Georgia's Music Tour

Road Trip: Odysea in the Desert- Scottsdale's A-Maze-Ing New Attraction

Road Trip: Key West: Where Florida Ends and the Fun Begins

Road Trip: Mudbug Madness- Shreveport, Louisiana's Salute to the Crawfish

Ted Nugent - SHUTUP&JAM!

Quick Flicks: Losing LeBron


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

Megadeth Star Captures UFO On Video

Singer Loses Child Sex Crimes Sentencing Appeal

Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Memoirs Of A Madman Details

Courtney Love Discusses Possible Kurt Cobain Biopic

Edgar Winter to Pay Tribute To Brother Johnny On Tour

Rob Zombie Sorry For Cutting Show Short

Smashing Pumpkins Finish Recording New Album

Corrosion Of Conformity Drummer Suffers Shoulder Injury

Ill Nino Release 'Live Like There's No Tomorrow' Video

Status Quo Releasing Frantic Four Live Packages

AFI Frontman Asks Fans To Jumpstart Feature Film

I Killed The Prom Queen Release 'Bright Enough' Video

Organizers Discuss John Bonham Memorial Fund Benefit Concert

Joe Bonamassa Had To Push Himself On New Album

Ghost Fans Strike Back At Breakup Petition

Symphony X To Begin Recording New Album

Purson Announce Tour and EP Release

Also Eden Recruit Mr So & So's Andy Rigler

I Am I Singer Explains Lineup Change

Audrey Horne Reveal Album Release Details


Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

Man Found Dead in Dumpster After Jason Aldean Concert

Duran Duran Suing Their Own Fan Club

Lauryn Hill Removes Fan From Concert For Heckling

T.I. Denies Ghostwritering For Iggy Azalea

Weird Al Scores His First No. 1 Album

Adele Awarded Five-Figure In Son's Photos Case

Whitney Houston's Mother Slams Lifetime Biopic

Randy Travis Releasing New Album Next Month

Miley Cyrus Guest Stars In Pharell's 'Come Get It Bae' Video

Nicki Minaj Teases Ariana Grande and Jessie J Collaboration

Luke Bryan Offering Two Military Branch Members Free Tickets

Busta Rhymes Leaves Cash Money Without Releasing An Album

Jack White Reportedly Had Wretched Time At Cubs Game

Beyonce Channels 'Rosie the Riveter' on Instagram

Glee and Disney Stars Want Their Band R5 Taken Seriously

Singled Out: Dussel Has Friends' Cold War

More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
The Screen Door A Journal of Musical Things Lloyd Zeffler blog Demolish Mag Nightwatcher's House of Rock CJ Chilvers Deja Voodoo The 1st Five thecopycat.biz Hard Rock Memorabilia Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.