On Oct. 9, The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2 will be hitting record stores. The 17-track compilation album features latter-day Dio classics as "Killing the Dragon," "Push," and "Fever Dreams," plus several rarities that fans have long requested on a single disc - "Electra" (which previously was only a part of the ultra-rare Tournado box set), "Prisoner of Paradise," and "Metal Will Never Die."

In honor of the album, the all-star group known as Dio Disciples will be launching a U.S. tour beginning Oct. 20 and running until Nov. 20. The group touches upon almost every era of Dio's stellar career, as you can expect to hear faithful and heavy renditions of all the Ronnie James Dio classics, including "Man on the Silver Mountain," "Neon Knights," "Heaven and Hell," "Holy Diver," "Rainbow in the Dark," and "The Last in Line," among countless others.

Dio Disciples is comprised of singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (Judas Priest) and Oni Logan (Lynch Mob), guitarist Craig Goldy (Dio), bassist Bjorn Anglund (Yngwie Malmsteen), keyboardist Scott Warren (Dio, Heaven and Hell), and drummer Simon Wright (Dio, AC/DC, UFO).

Watch Dio Perform 'Fever Dreams'

Dio Disciples tour dates:
Sat 20 Oct Anaheim, CA HOB
Tue 23 Oct Seattle, WA El Corazon
Wed 24 Oct Portland, OR Hawthorne
Fri 26 Oct Las Vegas, NV Hard Rock on Strip
Sat 27 Oct Tempe, AZ Club Red
Sun 28 Oct Ventura, CA Ventura Theatre
Wed 31 Oct Hollywood, CA The Avalon (RJD SUASCF Charity Show)
Thu 08 Nov Ft Wayne, IN Pierre's
Sat 10 Nov Detroit,MI Harpos
Tue 13 Nov Portland, ME Asylum
Thu 15 Nov Sayerville, NJ Starland
Sat 17 Nov Amityville, NY Revolution
Tue 20 Nov Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock

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