Tag: Chemotherapy

DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Diagnosed with Cancer

 Def Leppard guitarist, Vivian Campbell (who has also previously been a member of Sweet Savage and Dio) has announced through the official Def Leppard website that he is currently two months into chemotherapy treatment, after being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Despite the treatment Campbell has promised that he will still be performing with the band …

Remembering RONNIE JAMES DIO on One-Year Anniversary of His Death

Legendary heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio, best known for his work with Black Sabbath, Rainbow and his own band Dio, died of stomach cancer one year ago on Monday (May 16) at the age of 67. A three-minute Artisan News Service report in which Dio’s Black Sabbath and Heaven & Hell bandmate Geezer Butler, …

BLACK SABBATH To Play at Birmingham 02 Academy

Black Sabbath have announced that they will play the Birmingham O2 Academy on May 19th. The low-key date is the band’s third confirmed appearance after they replaced their planned world tour with an Ozzy Osbourne & Friends billing, following guitarist Tony Iommi’s diagnosis of cancer. He’s completed chemotherapy and continues to recuperate. The band will …

Behemoth’s Nergal Released From Polish Hospital!

In what can only be described as amazing news, Behemoth frontman Nergal released a statement today about his release from the hospital that has been treating him for leukemia.  For the next few months he is going to be at home recovering but this can only be positive.  His statement was as follows: “Hey! What’s …

BEHEMOTH: Frontman Diagnosed With Leukemia

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam “Nergal” Darski has been diagnosed with leukemia. According to reports, the disease is in advanced stages to where chemotherapy is not an option for treatment. Nergal will most likely need a bone marrow transplant. Reports indicate that Nergal’s fiance has donated bone marrow, but it has not been determined if there will be …

EAGLES OF DEATH METAL: Bassist Brian O’Connor Diagnosed with Cancer

EAGLES OF DEATH METAL bassist Brian O’Connor has been diagnosed with cancer. Brian O’Connor underwent surgery today, and will start the brutal chemotherapy process in three weeks time. All-star acts THEM CROOKED VULTURES will perform a benefit show in London on July 5 at Brixton Academy to raise money for O’Connor’s medical expenses. A Los …

Ronnie James Dio DEAD at 67

The legend RONNIE JAMES DIO is dead at the age of 67, according to a statement from his wife and manager. DIO revealed last summer that he was suffering from stomach cancer shortly after wrapping up a tour in Atlantic City, N.J., with the latest incarnation of BLACK SABBATH, under the name HEAVEN AND HELL. …

Ronnie James Dio is NOT Dead!

Contrary to published reports, legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) **has not** died after a six-month battle with stomach cancer. After rumors started circulating via the Internet late Saturday that Dio had lost his cancer fight, BLABBERMOUTH.NET reached out to Ronnie‘s wife/manager Wendy Dio, who sent back …

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