Ronnie James Dio is one of the most beloved figures in rock history. His gifts, both as a singer and songwriter, are instantly recognizable, whether he was with Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, or leading Dio. Sadly, Dio lost his battle with stomach cancer in 2010 but his towering voice and legacy live on.
To celebrate one of rock’s most powerful voices, an all-star group of his friends and fans recorded 13 of their favorite tracks for Ronnie James Dio - This Is Your Life. The album that will raise funds for the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. Produced by his longtime manager and wife Wendy Dio, the album includes contributions by such metal heavyweights as Metallica, Motörhead, Scorpions, Anthrax, and Rob Halford, as well as appearances by many of the musicians who performed with Dio over the years.
With 9 brand new recordings from a star-studded group of artists, this album is a fitting tribute to the legend that is Ronnie James Dio.
1. Neon Knights - Anthrax
2. The Last In Line - Tenacious D
3. The Mob Rules - Adrenaline Mob
4. Rainbow In The Dark (Feat.Jason Christopher, Christian Martucci, Roy Mayorga, Satchel) - Corey Taylor
5. Straight Through The Heart - Halestorm
6. Starstruck (With Biff Byford) - Motorhead
7. The Temple Of The King - Scorpions
8. Egypt (The Chains Are On) - Doro
9. Holy Diver - Killswitch Engage
10. Catch The Rainbow (Feat. Craig Goldy, Rudy Sarzo, Scott Warren, Simon Wright) - Glenn Hughes
11. I - Jimmy Bain, Oni Logan, Rowan Robertson, Brian Tichy
12. Man On The Silver Mountain (Feat. Doug Aldrich, Vinny Appice, Jeff Pilson, Scott Warren) - Rob Halford
13. Ronnie Rising Medley (Feat. A Light In The Black, Tarot Woman, Stargazer & Kill The King) - Metallica
14. This Is Your Life - Dio