Theatrical release announced for ‘Dio: Dreamers Never Die’ doc

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The Ronnie James Dio documentary Dio: Dreamers Never Die is coming to theaters this fall.

The film will screen in cinemas worldwide for two days only: September 28 and October 2. Tickets go on sale next Wednesday, August 24.

Dio: Dreamers Never Die is described as the “first-ever, career-spanning documentary” on the metal legend, who passed away from stomach cancer in 2010. The film will follow Ronnie’s life from his days with the bands Elf and Rainbow, to joining Black Sabbath in place of the fired Ozzy Osbourne, and forming his own namesake band, Dio.

Wendy Dio, Ronnie’s longtime manager and widow, is an executive producer on the doc.

In addition to never-before-scene footage and photos of Ronnie, Dreamers Never Die will feature appearances by Sabbath’s Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler, ex-Deep Purple bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes, Dio drummer Vinny Appice, Lita Ford, Rob Halford, Sebastian Bach and Jack Black.

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