This Wednesday night (Dec. 14), Ronnie James Dio and Dimebag Darrell will be honored at this year's 'Dimebash' at the Key Club in West Hollywood, CA. A multitude of fellow musicians will be there to pay homage to Dimebag, performing songs either written by or inspired by the late guitarist, with all proceeds will benefitting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up & Shout Cancer Fund.
The MC's for the night are from That Metal Show, Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson and this year's Dimebash is going to feature performances by Dio Disciples (Simon Wright, Craig Goldy, Rudy Sarzo, and Scott Warren) being joined by such vocalists as Tim "Ripper" Owens, Glenn Hughes, Robin McCauley, and Sebastian Bach.
Rocking Dimebag's favorites at the tribute will be Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), David Draiman (Disturbed), Dug Pinnick (King's X), Duff McKagan (Loaded, Velvet Revolver, ex-Guns N' Roses), Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), Serj Tankian (System Of A Down), John 5 (Rob Zombie), Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains), Scott Ian (Anthrax) and his lovely wife Pearl, Warren DeMartini (Ratt), members of Devil Driver, Rex Brown (Down), Joey Jordison (Slipknot), and Ben Harper. More guests are expected to attend as well.
The show will start at 8:00pm (doors at 7:00pm), and tickets are priced at $20 each. Click here to order tickets.