All Star Jam Announced for Dio Cancer Fund's Awards Gala
The second Awards Gala in the name of the late Ronnie
James Dio has been announced and is set to take place on
Halloween night (31st Oct) at the Avalon in Hollywood,
The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer
Fund has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for
cancer research since the untimely passing of the metal legend.
Performing at the ceremony will be the Dio
Disciples, which currently includes ex-Dio members
Craig Goldy (guitar), Simon Wright (drums) and
Scott Warren (keys) along with vocalists Tim 'Ripper'
Owens, Oni Logan and bassist Bjon
There will also be an all-star jam session featuring Joey
Vera (Armored Saint), Billy Morrison (Billy Idol),
Glenn Hughes (Black Country Communion), Frankie
Banali (Quiet Riot), Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), Joey
Belladonna (Anthrax), Michael Sweet and Oz
Fox (Stryper,) David 'Rock' Feinstein and members of
The performance troupe Cirque Berzerk will also perform at the
Gala, and U.S broadcaster Eddie Trunk of VH1 Classic's 'That Metal
Show' will serve as emcee.
General admission tickets start at $200 and are available at the