TM 694 Wendy Dio & James Kottak

On this episode of Talking Metal, you will hear from Wendy Dio and drummer James Kottak.

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At 6 minutes into the show, Emily Strigl interviews Wendy Dio.  Topics include Ride For Ronnie, the third annual Bowl for Ronnie on 10/6, Tom Morello, Rob Halford, Hear N Aid, Lemmy, Ronnie’s 5 unreleased songs, the RJD hologram, the Frank Zappa, the upcoming RJD autobiography book, the RJD documentary, the possibility of the RJD hologram performing a new/unreleased Dio song and much more.

At 37:45 into the show Mark Strigl touches base with former Scorpions drummer James Kottak.  Topics include his departure from Scorpions, his struggles with addiction, his upcoming plans with the band Kottak, the possibility of a Kingdom Come tour and a new album and much more.

Check out James Kottak here:

and on Twitter: @JKottak

About the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund

The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund was formed in memory of the legendary rock singer Ronnie James Dio, who lost his life to gastric cancer in 2010.   A privately funded 501(c)(3) charity organization dedicated to cancer prevention, research and education, the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund has already raised nearly $2 million in its short history. Monies raised have been committed to the cancer research work of the T. J. Martell Foundation for Cancer, AIDS and Leukemia Research, the gastric cancer research unit of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where Ronnie was treated for gastric cancer during the last six months of his life, and other cancer research projects.  Most recently, the Dio Cancer Fund has committed funds to support the research of Dr. David Wong and his team at the UCLA School of Dentistry in developing a simple, non-invasive saliva test for the

On October 6, Wendy and co will be hosting the third annual Bowl for Ronnie.


Wendy Dio and friends.

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