Scoffing at the notation that Lemmy’s health issues would slow down activity within the Motorhead camp, the heavy metal forerunners have announced plans to crush the high seas with their first ever ‘Motorboat’ cruise. The first annual event has just begun to build their lineup, and already the roster boasts an impressive cast of names from within the rock and metal community.
The new effort will serve as a proud celebration of the life and legacy of the late Ronnie James Dio. Such renowned artists as Scorpions, Motorhead and Metallica pay tribute to the rock icon through covers of his songs from Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio. ‘This Is Your Life’ is currently slated for release on April 1st via Rhino. Head down for the full track listing.
“I’m letting them pick what songs they wanna do in the way they wanna do it,” widow and longtime manager Wendy Dio last told the Artisan News back in 2011 regarding the project. Currently the forthcoming Ronnie James Dio shows such renowned artists as Alice Cooper, Metallica, original Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Lemmy Kilmister from Motorhead, Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan, Dave Grohl and Scorpions paying tribute to the late great metal icon.