Ronnie James Dio Tribute To Feature Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar & Many More

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Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Sebastian Bach, Tenacious D and Guns N’ RosesDuff McKagan are all set to feature in a virtual tribute event for late metal icon Ronnie James Dio.

“Stand Up and Shout for Ronnie James Dio’s Birthday” is scheduled to take place on July 10 at 5 pm ET. The event will benefit the singer’s Cancer Fund, created in his honor before he died from gastric cancer in 2010.

Other newly announced artists to feature in the show include Lzzy Hale, Mikkey Dee, Scott Travis, John Bush, Brian Tichy, Lena Hall, Richie Kotzen, Derek St. Holmes, Ricky Warwick and the Warning.

Previously announced participants include Tony Iommi, Carmine Appice, Vinny Appice, Michael Angelo Batio, Joey Belladonna, Chuck Billy, Gilby Clarke, Aynsley Dunbar, Frank Ferrer, and Lita Ford among several others.

Meanwhile, Dio’s upcoming memoir, “Rainbow in the Dark,” which includes material he wrote prior to his death, is set to drop on July 27.

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