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Ronnie James Dio hologram to tour

By | Published on Wednesday 8 February 2017

Ronnie James Dio

Ronnie James Dio is going to head out on a world tour, starting later this year. Which, you’re right, is pretty good going for someone who has been dead for nearly seven years. It’s actually going to be one of those hologram things people are always saying are the future.

The hologram (here’s me pointing out that it’s not actually a hologram but video projected on angled glass) version of Dio made its debut performance at Germany’s Wacken Open Air festival in August last year, and last week appeared that the Pollstar Awards in LA, both times performing ‘We Rock’.

Announcing plans for a full-scale live show, CEO of Eyellusion, the company behind the hologram, Jeff Pezzuti said: “We were THRILLED to give this [Pollstar Awards] audience just a taste of the experience that we will start to tour globally later this year. This ‘We Rock’ performance is now being retired and production is underway on a full show. We are pulling out all the stops to create a live experience that is unlike anything Ronnie’s fans have seen before”.

If you want to see something unlike anything you’ve ever seen before when the planned tour rolls into town, you’d best not watch this video of the Pollstar Awards performance: