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Manowar To Release Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album

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Heavy metal veterans Manowar have announced that they will be compiling a tribute album in honour of recently deceased heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio, who passed away on May 16th as a result of stomach cancer.

Bassist Joey DeMaio said: "Heavy metal has lost a great artist and a true gentleman. I had the privilege of being his friend and I, along with other friends and admirers, wish to honor him."

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1. wilco writes:

thats nice of them

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2. Captain Borglefuscianticusianvictusfierre Joe writes:

Here's hoping they don't record 23 covers of Holy Diver, each in a different language.

# May 31, 2010 @ 3:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Cynic writes:

Lol^. This sounds great though, hoping for some new Manowar material too.

# May 31, 2010 @ 5:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BoltThrower writes:

Joey, Eric and Manowar will be totally respectful. Eric is under the gun to learn Dio's vocals for something this grand. I can't think of a better band than Manowar to even offer to tribute a legend like Dio. I think something like this will propel both Dio and Manowar to the fore.

# May 31, 2010 @ 8:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. ThrashattheHeart writes:

this will be f***ing epic!!! great thing for them to do but the music will be killer as well

# Jun 1, 2010 @ 9:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. BoltThrower writes:

It sounds like all the bands from Magic Circle will be doing something. I think I'd rather have Manowar do the whole thing.

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7. Jenny writes:

Kewl.

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8. harleys are cool writes:

dio kicks a$$ and having manowar do a tribute just doubles the a$$ kicking ronnie james R.I.P. brother

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