Eric Blair of “The Blairing Out With Eric Blair Show” conducted an interview with Bjorn Englen (born Björn Erik Englén in Växjö, Sweden), the bass player for SOUL SIGN, DIO DISCIPLES and TONY MACALPINE, at this past Saturday’s (December 1) Icons Idols-Rock ‘N’ Roll Auction at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, California. You can now watch the chat below.
DIO DISCIPLES is the project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar), Scott Warren (keyboards) and Rudy Sarzo. The group pays tribute to the Ronnie James Dio and is fully supported by Dio‘s widow/manager, Wendy.
Bjorn has also played bass for YNGWIE MALMSTEEN (2007-2012), MSG/SURVIVOR vocalist Robin McAuley, SCORPIONS guitar legend Uli Jon Roth and QUIET RIOT, among others
Since 1986, Englen has played over 1,500 live shows and appeared on over 30 albums.