Ronnie James Dio is a heavy metal vocal legend. But did his eventual outsize ego, inherited from Richie Blackmore and Tony Iommi help his band or hinder it? It certainly contributed massively to him losing the best guitarist he ever worked with in Dio – Vivian Campbell. Was it necessary?
We all need to make space music in our lives. It’s fabulous that sometimes we can all stumble across Classic Heavy Metal in other, maybe more unexpected places. The Hawk says we should celebrate those sorts of opportunities, and came across one himself not too long ago during a trip to the movies.