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Dio's The Last in Line artwork by Barry Jackson
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666 items from Ronnie James Dio’s estate being auctioned off in NYC

Items being sold at the upcoming auction include the original Barry Jackson painting used for Dio's 1984 LP The Last in Line, as well as some of Dio's many instruments, tour wardrobe, and much more.

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Metallica, Black Sabbath, Foo Fighters, GNR & many more remember Vinnie Paul

also: members of Anthrax, Lamb of God, Megadeth, Van Halen, Hatebreed, Overkill, Testament, Type O Negative, Obituary, Alice Cooper, Life of Agony, Dokken Poison, Motley Crue, Twisted Sister, Skid Row, Alice in Chains, Blink 182 and many others (including the Iron Sheik!)

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Reign In Blood
spoiler: this album is #6
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Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

Last year, Rolling Stone published a list of the 40 greatest punk albums of all time, and today, they ranked the 100 greatest metal albums of all time. The list is all over the metal spectrum, from black and death to hair and nu...

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One of the many weird scenes in 'Hausu'
One of the many weird scenes in 'Hausu'
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2016 NYC Halloween events: Village Parade, dog parade, cover band shows, World Inferno Friendship Society & more

NYC loves Halloween and there's no shortage of spooky action this year.

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Deep Purple & Blue Oyster Cult: the quiet legacies of two loud bands

Deep Purple and Blue Oyster Cult are two of heavy metal’s most legendary, influential bands, but does anybody realize it?

In 2016, they’re often reduced to the “the band with the song every beginner guitarist can play” and “the band with the cowbell song.” Here’s a look at their often-silenced legacies.

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Ronnie James Dio hologram showed up at Wacken festival

The massive German metal festival Wacken Open Air went down over the weekend, and in addition to performances by the likes of Iron Maiden, Testament, Entombed A.D., Metal Church, Triptykon and many more, there was one particularly notable happening involving the late Ronnie James Dio...

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Jimmy Bain (Rainbow, Dio), RIP

More sad news in the music world. Bassist Jimmy Bain, who played with Ronnie James Dio and Ritchie Blackmore in Rainbow during the Rising era and was later a longtime member of the band Dio, has pa...

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Anthrax keep getting nominated for Grammys, now have their own bourbon called “Indians”

You may not even realize metal legends Anthrax released a new album this year. That's because they didn't (they're planning for one next year though), but that didn't stop them from being nominated for a Grammy for a cover of "Neon Knights" they recorded for a Dio tribute album...

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Timothy S. Griffin
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24 of the best 25 metal bands, according to a MetalSucks poll (#1 coming soon, but seems obvious)

Iron Maiden in Austin in 2013 (more by Tim Griffin)

MetalSucks has been spending the past month releasing a list of the 25 greatest metal bands of all time, counting down to number 1 with a new band each day...

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Urban Outfitters’ $375 punk and metal jackets still available ++ metal and hip hop holiday sweaters

Clothier, dorm room furnisher,  vinyl outlet and soon-to-be-Williamsburg-retailer (maybe with a liquor licence), Urban Outfitters recently released a pair of hand painted leather jackets that have been raising some eyebrows around the Internet...

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