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Wendy Dio Talks About New DIO Documentary

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WENDY DIO -- widow of late great metal singer RONNIE JAMES DIO -- has been interviewed numerous times by show host Tom Lounges over the years. The longtime wife and manager of the late heavy metal icon, Wendy recently co-authored the 2022 biographical book "DIO: Rainbow In the Dark," and is also the executive producer of the soon to be released documentary, "DIO: Dreamers Never Die."

For this special program about the making of the documentary, Wendy is joined by the film's co-producers/co-directors Don Argott and Demian Fenton. The three discuss "Dreamers Never Die," a career-spanning documentary on the life and times of the legendary heavy metal superstar.

“DIO: Dreamers Never Die” explores Dio’s incredible career with his early bands, to his days in Elf and Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow, to replacing Ozzy Osbourne in Black Sabbath, and finally cementing his status as a legendary metal icon with his own band, DIO. The film incorporates never-before-seen footage, personal photos, and scenes with his closest peers, family, and friends, including Wendy Dio, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Glenn Hughes, Vinny Appice, Lita Ford, Rob Halford, Sebastian Bach, Eddie Trunk, and Jack Black.

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Tom Lounges has been a region radio personality and a music journalist since 1979. For the last 35-years, he has been reporting on entertainment as a weekly columnist and feature writer for The Times newspaper. He was also publisher and editor of the monthly tri-state entertainment magazine ("Midwest BEAT Magazine") for over two decades, he has written hundreds of features for numerous national glossy magazines over the decades, and he wrote "Liner Notes" for over a dozen albums release by Sony Records.
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