Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Sebastian Bach Joins Tribute For Ronnie James Dio
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The Livestream Fundraising Event Will Take Place on July 10
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Sebastian Bach, Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan, and many more are joining Tony Iommi, Glenn Hughes, Testament’s Chuck Billy, Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna for the livestream fundraiser, Stand Up And Shout For Ronnie James Dio’s Birthday, that will take place on July 10 at 2 p.m. PT.
Aside from those previously mentioned, Thin Lizzy / Black Star Riders frontman Ricky Warwick, Tenacious D, and Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale are also confirmed as additions to the bill.
The show will feature performances from the late legendary rocker’s friends and peers, exclusive archival footage from his life and extensive career, and never-before-seen videos from Dio Cancer Fund events since it was established in 2011. Members of the Dio band – Simon Wright, Oni Logan, Scott Warren, Bjorn Englen and Rowan Robertson – will also make an appearance and perform select classic Ronnie James Dio hits. Hosts Eddie Trunk and Matt Pinfield will be conducting the interviews.
Tickets are currently on sale, and price starts at $10. There are various VIP and merch packages too in addition to the “Dio Ultimate Auction Bundle”. Fans can even bid on a one-of-a-kind, custom-made Dio leather jacket made by artist Carin Hazmat.