RIP Ronnie James Dio

I think I’m still in denial. Ronnie James Dio was going to live forever. Hell, it seemed like he already had. I first became aware of him when he took over for Ozzy in Sabbath and cannot possibly count the number of times I played both ‘Heaven and Hell’ and ‘Mob Rules.’ I love me … Continue reading RIP Ronnie James Dio

Dave Mustaine is mentally ill

Or at least that's what I'd call it.  Anybody who has followed Megadeth for any length of time knows that Mustaine = the band and vice versa. He's pretty much spent the last 20 years making sure of it. Just ask any of his former bandmates.* Fair enough. But after all that time can Dave still not share … Continue reading Dave Mustaine is mentally ill

Metal Masters Tour – the review

Hey man, don't criticize the Black. - Bryan Rabeaux, Lafayette, Louisiana 1981 Saturday night, Chris and I headed out to the Woodlands to take in the spectacle that was the Metal Masters Tour.  Headlined by Judas Priest and featuring Heaven & Hell (aka Black Sabbath the Dio Years), Motorhead and Testament, it promised to be … Continue reading Metal Masters Tour – the review