June 30, 2016  

Black Sabbath Under the Moniker Heaven and Hell

March 26, 2007 (8:02 am) GMT
Following the release of album "Dio Years", Black Sabbath goes under Ronnie James Dio's version.

Under the name , will perform at Radio City, NY on March 30. This gig is a sold out and is presented in 'Ronnie James Dio mode'.

Members playing in this performance are Tony Iommy, Geezer Butler, Vinny Appice, and vocalist Ronnie James Dio. "You can call us 'Mayor Koch' if you want to. What we're called doesn't matter, but on the Internet they call us Black Sabbath, because that's really what we are," Dio said on behalf of the 1980s lineup. "They were virtually a nonentity when we did 'Heaven and Hell'. My inclusion put a different signature on the band and captured the imagination of people who had no idea what came before," he added.

Heaven and Hell was formed when Black Sabbath was having a hiatus. Its three members minus tapped Ronnie James Dio to be the vocalist. The band's name itself was taken from Black Sabbath's album "" in 1980.

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