Various artists: Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life

A respectful cover-album tribute to the heavy metal titan who died in 2010

Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life is a respectful cover-album tribute to the heavy metal titan who died in 2010 after stints in Rainbow, Black Sabbath and his own band Dio.

Participants range from Anthrax to Scorpions, with Motörhead barrelling merrily through Dio’s “Starstruck” and Metallica stealing the show with an awesome nine-minute medley.

Various artists

Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life

(Rhino)

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