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New Dio Bassist Rudy Sarzo And European Tour Dates

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From the Official Homepage:

"We're proud to welcome new bassist Rudy Sarzo to the Dio family. Rudy is known for his work in Quiet Riot, Whitesnake and Ozzy Osbourne, and most recently toured with Yngwie Malmsteen. Rudy joins the band in time for Dio's European tour, which begins July 16th in Moscow.

Thanks to Jeff Pilson for stepping in to handle bass duties on the new record, for which recording is now underway, with a July release date on Sanctuary Records in the United States and SPV in Europe."

The tour dates are as follows:

Fri 7/16 Moscow, Russia Luzhniki Hall
Sat 7/17 St. Petersburg, Russia Jubileny Arena
Sun 7/18 Helsinki, Finland Tuska Metalfest
Tue 7/20 Gothenburg, Sweden Tradgarden
Wed 7/21 KarlsKRONA, Sweden Kino
Fri 7/23 Madrid, Spain Macumba
Sat 7/24 Pamplona, Spain Sala Gares
Sun 7/25 Barcelona, Spain Razzmatazz
Tue 7/27 Valencia, Spain Sala Republicca
Wed 7/28 TBA
Thu 7/29 Zaragoza, Spain Sala Oasis
Sat 7/31 Vigo, Spain Venue tbc
Tue 8/2 Worgl, Austria Komma
Wed 8/4 Karlsruhe, Germany Substage
Thu 8/5 Nurnberg, Germany Hirsch
Fri 8/6 Hamburg, Germany Wacken Festival
Sat 8/7 Rijssen, Holland Lucky
Mon 8/9 Manchester, England Academy
Tue 8/10 Glasgow, Scotland Barrowlands
Thu 8/12 Birmingham, England Academy
Fri 8/13 Folkstone, England Lees Cliff Hall
Sat 8/14 London, England Astoria
Sun 8/15 Nottingham, England Rock City

Source: Metal Storm

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