Both singers would be the first to tell you that they cannot replace Ronnie James Dio, but both provided their own spin on the classic songs. Owens stuck to the traditional metal vocals for great anthems Dio wrote, while Logan’s blues style of singing brought out the emotional depths of Dio’s lyricism.
“Otep’s recent show at the Gramercy Theatre combined a kick-ass metal onslaught with a clear political message. That message firmly directed at President Trump.”
“Michale Graves defies expectations. He even lacked the skull face makeup he has come to be remembered for. The lack of theatrics underscored the down-to-earth persona that Graves gave off that night.”
Read the full review on the Barclays Center Depeche Mode show: “sporting a John Waters-style pencil-thin mustache, Gahan remained an icon of hipness. His stage presence had the crowd enthralled with every gyration and strut he performed”