Dio Disciples

TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS Performs JUDAS PRIEST, DIO Classics With RED SUN RISING

Singer Tim “Ripper” Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DIO DISCIPLES) joined RED SUN RISING, a fully independent rock band from Akron, on stage on August 30 at the Rockin’ On The River festival in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio to perform several JUDAS PRIEST and DIO classics. Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be […]

TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS: ‘I’m Not Sure If LEMMY Will Ever Die’

J. Thorn recently conducted an interview with powerhouse vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens (DIO DISCIPLES, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. J. Thorn: What’s it like playing in DIO DISCIPLES? Owens: It’s an honor. It’s emotional every night. I feel it every time I step on the […]

Singer TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS Unable To Join DIO DISCIPLES On ‘Monsters Of Rock’ Cruise

Due to “unforeseen circumstances,” singer Tim “Ripper” Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will not be able to join his bandmates in DIO DISCIPLES on the Monsters Of Rock cruise, which will embark on its second voyage March 16 and return four days later. Departing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, this cruise will visit the […]

DIO DISCIPLES: Pro-Shot Footage From U.K.’s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Professionally filmed video footage of DIO DISCIPLES‘ August 10 performance at this year’s edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom can be seen below. DIO DISCIPLES is the project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar), Scott Warren (keyboards) and Rudy Sarzo alongside singers […]