HEAVEN & HELL: Highlights From RONNIE JAMES DIO Tribute Concert To Air On U.K.'s SKY ARTS

August 20, 2010

On August 28 at 9:00 p.m. local time, U.K. cable satellite channel Sky Arts will broadcast presumably professionally filmed highlights from the High Voltage festival at Victoria Park in London, England, including the July 24, 2010 performance by surviving HEAVEN & HELL members Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Vinny Appice as a tribute to their fallen bandmate, Ronnie James Dio. Also scheduled to be broadcast are clips from ZZ TOP, EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER, FOREIGNER and GARY MOORE.

Iommi, Butler and Appice were joined at the High Voltage festival by legendary former DEEP PURPLE and BLACK SABBATH man Glenn Hughes and Norwegian vocalist Jorn Lande, who sings for power metallers MASTERPLAN and has just released his own tribute to Ronnie.

The setlist was as follows (vocalist for each track listed in parenthesis):

01. The Mob Rules (Jorn Lande)
02. I (Jorn Lande)
03. Country Girl (Glenn Hughes)
04. Children Of The Sea (Glenn Hughes)
05. Turn Up The Night (Jorn Lande)
06. Voodoo (Jorn Lande)
07. Bible Black (Glenn Hughes)
08. Falling Off The Edge Of The World (Glenn Hughes)
09. Die Young (Jorn Lande)
10. Heaven And Hell (Jorn Lande, Glenn Hughes)
11. Neon Knights (Jorn Lande, Glenn Hughes, Philip Anselmo)

Check out a professional photo gallery from Express & Star.

Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be viewed below. Additional clips are available here and here.

Proceeds from this performance will go to the Ronnie James Dio "Stand Up And Shout" Cancer Fund.

Immediately following the High Voltage concert, Hughes revealed exclusively to Express & Star that there will be a Dio tribute album, "with some megastars," to raise funds for to the Ronnie James Dio "Stand Up And Shout" Cancer Fund, as well as a major show in Los Angeles in March 2011.

(Thanks: Deep Purple Appreciation Society)

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