EVENT RECAP: Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Commemorates 10th Anniversary with Awards Gala and Concert

The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the late rock music legend, commemorated the 10th anniversary of his passing and the formation of the charity with its 10th Anniversary Memorial Awards Gala held on February 20, 2020 at the Avalon Hollywood. Hosted Eddie Trunk (That Metal Show, SiriusXM Trunk Nation), the organization recognized honorees in eight categories—each named after songs written by Ronnie James Dio–who have played a role in either Dio’s legacy or that of the charity. Live entertainment was provided by Ronnie James Dio’s live band Dio, featuring vocalists Tim “Ripper” Owens and Oni Logan, and band members Simon Wright, Craig Goldy, Scott Warren and Bjorn Englen, and highlighted by the vocals and visuals of Ronnie James Dio. Los Angeles comedian Brian Posehn, in addition, his comedic duties, performed a song from his upcoming GRANDPA METAL album accompanied by Scott Ian (Anthrax) and Joey Vera (Armored Saint, Fates Warning), while local rockers Sadie & the Tribe opened the festivities with their set. Check out these EXCLUSIVE photos by Tyler Kanode of Brilliant Reverie Photography. Continue reading

A New Revenge – Enemies and Lovers

Tim “Ripper” Owens and Rudy Sarzo are bangin’ in A New Revenge. The new album, Enemies and Lovers (Golden Robot Records), serves up some good old-fashioned Rock n’ Roll-cum-Heavy Metal hybrid that is sure to get played on repeat for years to come. The songs are timeless in they have a distinctly “Classics” sound already. The music is infectious and it’s easy to sing along with; so many of the songs sound wickedly familiar – just little snippets here and there of guitar work or the cadence of the lyrics. Continue reading

The Three Tremors Talk About Supergroups, Power Metal, and More!

Ghost Cult caught up with the guys from The Three Tremors before their show in New York City. Hanging out at the Gramercy Ale House, We chatted with Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Dio Disciples, Spirits of Fire), Harry “The Tyrant” Conklin (Jag Panzer, Satan’s Host, Titan Force), and Sean “The Hell Destroyer” Peck (Cage, Denner/Shermann, Death Dealer). About how the project came together. We also touched on topics like Power Metal and Heavy Metal making a resurgence in America, pop fans versus metal fans, the cover art of Marc Sasso, Spotify versus fans buy physical merch and much more! The Three Tremors debut album is out now via Steel Cartel Records. Check out the interview with these legendary and distinct metal voices and personalities! Interview by Keefy, with videography by Omar Cordy for OJC Photography.

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Three Tremors Announce Self-Titled Album And Pledge Music Campaign

Already one of the most anticipated albums of 2019, The Three Tremors, which counts three of metals’ greatest vocalists in its ranks, has revealed details about their debut album. Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Dio Disciples), Harry “The Tyrant” Conklin (Jag Panzer, Satan’s Host, Titan Force), and Sean “The Hell Destroyer” Peck (CAGE, Denner/Shermann, Death Dealer) have come together to form this beast and their self-titled debut will arrive on January 18, 2019. The band has also launched a Pledge Music campaign for pre-orders! Continue reading

Judas Preist, Jag Panzer And Cage Vocalists Unite In The Three Tremors

Powermetal has a new supergroup: The Three Tremors. Featuring Tim”The Ripper” Owens (ex- Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Dio Disciples) Harry “The Tyrant” Conklin (Jag Panzer), and Sean “The Hell Destroyer” Peck (Cage, Death Dealer, Denner/Shermann) have joined forces in a trio of vocal prowess and unabashed heavy metal greatness. The name from a former tour of the same name featuring Ripper. Their debut self-titled album will release on September 20th, 2018 and have launched a Pledge Music campaign. You can watch a trailer for their upcoming album now. Continue reading

Metal Maya Announces Metal Allegiance Tribute, Custom Lemmy And Cliff Burton Guitar Contest

Metal Maya the only All-Inclusive Heavy Metal destination vacation metal festival in 2017 has announced the details for Metal Allegiance’s planned tribute to fallen heroes set. In addition, The festival teamed up a with Jackson guitars to giveaway custom-painted guitars bearing the likeness of Lemmy from Motorhead and Cliff Burton of Metallica. Continue reading

Metal Maya Festival To Feature Anthrax, Superjoint, Overkill And More!

Holy shit! The first ever Metal Maya destination festival is going to be huge! Continue reading

Charred Walls Of The Damned – Creatures Watching Over The Dead

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Boasting a line-up that features former Judas Priest and Iced Earth vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens, former Iced Earth drummer Richard Christy, the absolute legend that is Steve DiGiorgio on bass, and Jason Suecof, the producer whose impressive list of work includes Death Angel, Deicide, Kataklysm, and Trivium, on guitar duties, supergroup Charred Walls of the Damned are unashamedly Heavy. Fucking. Metal. Continue reading

Charred Walls Of The Damned Is Streaming Creatures Watching Over The Dead Online

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Charred Walls of the Damned will be releasing Creatures Watching Over the Dead on September 23rd via Metal Blade Records. Continue reading