July 10th is a date, metal fans have in their agendas as the birthday of legendary singer Ronnie James Dio, a moment to remember and celebrate. The iconic frontman lost the battle against stomach cancer in 2010. To support the fight against cancer, the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund was started.
This year, on July 10th, a virtual fundraiser will take place at Rolling Live Studios in L.A. with many well-known artists. Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell); Teddy ‘Zig Zag’ Andreadis (Guns N’ Roses, Alice Cooper); Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Beck, Bogert & Appice); Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath); Michael Angelo Batio (Nitro, Holland, Shout); Joey Belladonna (Anthrax); Chuck Billy (Testament); Gilby Clarke (Guns N’ Roses, Slash’s Snakepit); Melody Cristea (Liliac); Aynsley Dunbar (Journey, Frank Zappa); Frank Ferrer (Guns N’ Roses); Lita Ford; Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Country Communion); Terry Ilous (Great White, XYZ); LA metal band Liliac; Sean McNabb (Quiet Riot, Dokken); Jeff Pilson (Foreigner, Dio); Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne); Glen Sobel (Alice Cooper, Hollywood Vampires); Lajon Witherspoon (Sevendust); and Brent Woods (Sebastian Bach, Wildside) and more will be part of this event that features live shows and interviews.
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