Bands 4 Bands Entertainment Presents
Last In Line (Original members of DIO reunited) playing Dio Hits
WORLD FAMOUS JOHNSONS, Something For Tomorrow, Last Rhino, The Blackouts
1578 South Broadway
Denver, CO, 80210
Doors 6:30 PM / Show 7:00 PM (event ends at 1:30 AM)
This event is 18 and over
Watch & Listen
Last In Line (Original Members of DIO REUNITED
What started as a casual reunion jam in a Los Angeles rehearsal room in 2011 has grown into a fully-fledged project that has taken on a life of its own. Last In Line, the band, takes its name from the second Dio album released in 1984. Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain and Vivian Campbell were Ronnie Dio’s co-conspirators and co-writers on the "Holy Diver", "Last In Line" and "Sacred Heart" albums – these records have gone on to become part of rock history.
During that first jam it was apparent that the chemistry of the original band was very much intact – even after a 27 year hiatus. The excitement generated by that rediscovery led to a second session, where this time they called in acclaimed vocalist Andrew Freeman. Hearing Andrew’s interpretations of the original Dio songs was a revelation and the inspiration to move forward as a band.
Over the ensuing years a handful of local LA shows led to a handful of overseas shows in the U.K. and Japan, and eventually to an offer from Frontiers to record a new album of original material.
During the course of 2014 the band wrote and recorded 12 new songs and chose longtime friend Jeff Pilson as producer. Jeff very much captured the organic crunch of the band and the very best in Andrew’s voice and delivery.
Last In Line’s debut album, “Heavy Crown” was released in February 2016, with the singles “Devil In Me” and “Starmaker” leading the charge. But the release was preceded by tragedy, when Jimmy Bain passed away at the age of 68 on January 23rd, another great musician taken from us far too soon.
Jimmy was immensely proud of the new album and his input to "Heavy Crown" was immeasurable. "We will continue to celebrate his life through his music.. Rest in peace, dear friend.”..Viv
Earlier this year Last In Line played a handful of shows, including headlining both the frontiers Rock Festival in Milan and the Metal Stage at the Rocklahoma Festival, bringing in renowned bassist Phil Soussan and keyboardist Erik Norlander. The gigs featured tracks from "Heavy Crown" alongside songs from those classic Dio albums.
With "Heavy Crown" finally being released on gatefold vinyl on August 26th, Last In Line will take that line up out on a full European tour in November 2016 appearing as special guests to Saxon on selected European dates and headlining a raft of venues across the UK.
WORLD FAMOUS JOHNSONS
World Famous Johnsons (WFJ) are an original rock band founded in 2010 by guitar player Julian Anderson (1963 - 2012) from Dogs of Pleasure. The current WFJ lineup sometimes features Matthew Johnson on guitar/vocals formerly of Great White, along with Scott Parker on bass/vocals, Shane Delray on guitar/vocals, Scooter Kennedy on guitar from Lola Black, Jimmy D on drums, and Justin Conant on vocals. WFJ have also featured Jimmy Strickler, Kenny Swagger, Mike Crisler, Ace Johnson and Donnie Crisp on recorded material. After the release of the full length CD "Hitchhiking is Overrated" at the Gothic Theatre on December 1st 2012 and numerous shows, the World Famous Johnsons are now in the studio writing and recording more musical works including (Long Way Gone) a song by Julian Anderson. The first recorded song "All Ready Dead" is available for a limited time free download and new releases are set for the near future! The World Famous Johnsons as a collective have shared the stage with multiple national touring bands and artists including Jack Russell's Great White, George Lynch, Jake E Lee, Zakk Wylde, XYZ, Lola Black, Saigon Kick, Love/Hate, I Mother Earth, Nuclear Assault, Omen, Mind Bomb, Tracii Guns, Phil Lewis, L.A. GUNS, Lizzy Borden, Warner Drive, Quiet Riot and many more... RULA BULA!! WFJ
Something For Tomorrow
Something For Tomorrow is Hard Rock/Metal with acoustic and progressive elements
Denver’s premiere aggressive all-female hard rock band! The Blackouts originated in 2008, through mutual friends in the basement of Kate Innes’s (guitarist/founder) of the band. It was as if the universe brought the perfect combination of women together and our lives were instantly transformed. After 6 months, we began to play relentlessly all over Colorado’s underground scene and beyond. Now a decade later, we are Rockin as hard as ever! Hope to see you at a show! (Ali Frankfurt-vocals/bass, Kate Innes-guitar, Angela Mundt-guitar, Hope Hinkson-drums)