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Episode 33: DIO with TIM “RIPPER” OWENS

Reid and Robert are joined by Tim “Ripper” Owens, former frontman of Judas Priest, Iced Earth, and countless other bands, as well as a friend to DIO and a man with a lot of stories to tell. It’s great.

Topics discussed:  “Rainbow In the Dark”, The Scorpions, Dio, Celine Dion, Robert Frost, holograms, Charred Walls of the Damned, Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Winter’s Bane, Heart of a Killer, Three Tremors, Spirits of Fire, Savatage, Dream Evil, The End of Prance, Jugulator, Demolition, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, Glenn Tipton, Pantera, Painkiller, Slayer, Anthrax, Rob Halford, Metal Church, “Abigail”, King Diamond, Sebastian Bach, AC/DC, Brian Johnson, KK Downing, Dizzy Gillespie, Yngwie Malmsteen, Rock Star, Boogie Nights, Spinal Tap, REO Speedwagon, Mark Wahlberg, Don Jameson, Wendy Dio, Holy Diver, “Last In Line”, “Rainbow In the Dark”, Pink Floyd, Jim Croce, Ace Frehly, Dave Grohl, Wayne’s World, Queensryche, Dave Ellefson, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Black Sabbath, Scott Ian, Dimebag Darrell, Simon Wright, Steel Panther, Freddie Mercury, Elton John, John Carpenter, Rick Rubin, Spielberg, Fenriz, Rodney Dangergield, Spacehog, “In the Meantime”, Resident Alien, Royston and Antony Langdon, Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix, Zach Braff, I’m Not Here, The Chinese Album, “Second Avenue”, Vince Neil, Toy Story, Lorne Michaels, Saturday Night Live, Andy Kaufman, Laugh In, Ruth Buzzy, Australia, Batushka, Monastic Chanting, and assuming Black Metal vocals.

Dio, “Man On the Silver Mountain” (Live”


Tim “Ripper” Owens, “Don’t Talk To Strangers” (Dio Cover, Live)


Spacehog, “Second Avenue”