Ronnie James Dio: The Man on the Silver Mountain: Memories of a Rock 'N' Roll Icon (Paperback)

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When I was growing up, Heavy Metal/rock music was my music of choice, it was my life. Back in those days in the late 70's and into the early 80's, we would spend our time listening to the best albums of the moment on a massive 'ghetto blaster, either sitting in the park or at any of the local railway stations, train spotting Our albums of choice at the time were Saxon 'Wheels of Steel', Judas Priest 'British Steel' and Black Sabbath 'Heaven and Hell'. We went through many batteries back in those days, cranking the music up loud and annoying any passers by. My favourite of all our choices at the time was the Black Sabbath album and it is still one of my favourite albums to this day. How Ronnie James Dio could pack that 'massive' voice into such a small and tiny frame seemed impossible. Once I knew of his work with Black Sabbath I went to search out his back catalogue of work with Rainbow and was just amazed at the lyrics and the quality of his voice, he was and always will be the quintessential rock and metal frontman and with his passing there was a massive void left in the world of rock music. So come with me on an 'oral history' of Ronnie James Dio, the greatest frontman in Heavy Metal and rock.

About the Author

His name is Ian Carroll and he is an author...... Ian originally wrote the Official Book of the Reading festival and now he writes articles for the Official Reading Festival site and the History section each year, interviewing bands all weekend long - it's a hard job but someone's gotta do it! Ian has also written the book of the Donington Monsters of Rock & Download Festivals which was great fun to write and he interviewed over 400 bands and artists in the process. Ian also wrote the book 'Lemmy: Memories of a Rock 'N' Roll Legend' which went to Number 1 on the Amazon Heavy Metal charts in the USA, UK, Canada, France and Germany. His recent release and his first actual novel is 'My Name Is Ishmael' which is a horror tale of demons, bloodshed, lesbians and dirty sex, what more could you ask for? Many more books to follow as well, keep checking this page for updates A book was released on Christmas Eve - 'Pirate Demons Vs Vikings' a bloody tale of Scandinavia, lots of blood, swords, Vikings, Demons and set in Norway and Jamaica. Since then a book has come out as an introduction to the 'new band' King 810 called 'From Flint With Blood' covering their first gig in the UK and the album release and content. Another horror/ghost story was released in March 2015 called 'Valentine's Day' which is the story of a woman who encounters a gypsy's curse and the series of events that ensue afterwards. The next book 'The Lover's Guide To Internet Dating' will be released in April 2015 and is a story of the trials and perils of 'internet dating' and the pitfalls that can occur. Many more novels to follow....

Product Details
ISBN: 9781537736877
ISBN-10: 1537736876
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: September 17th, 2016
Pages: 118
Language: English