Ronnie James Dio Guitar Tech Dave Pops Clements 1990-1996

In 1989 I was asked by Mick Angus to build a Bradshaw Switching

system for Rowan Robertson, the new 18 year old guitar player

for Ronnie James Dio.

For the next 6 years, we continued to build rigs and tour

with Ronnie.

DIO Lock Up The Wolves Europe Tour Poster Guitar Tech Dave Pops Clements

DIO Lock Up The Wolves Tour Poster 1990 Europe.

The tour started

co-headline dates with Metallica.

 

DIO Metallica Co Headline 1989 Laminate Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech

DIO Metallica Co Headline 1989 Laminate

Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech

 

DIO Monsters of Rock 1990 Guitar Tech Dave Pops Clements

DIO Monsters of Rock 1990.

Aerosmith, Whitesnake, Poison, to name a few.

 

DIO Monsters Of Rock 1990 Aerosmith Poison Whitesnake Dave Pops Clements DIO Guitar Tech

DIO Monsters Of Rock 1990 Aerosmith Poison Whitesnake

Dave Pops Clements DIO Guitar Tech

 

DIO Lock Up The Wolves Working Pass 1990. Guitar Tech Dave Pops Clements

DIO Lock Up The Wolves Working Pass 1990.

 

DIO 1990 Lock Up The Wolves World Tour Laminate Dave Pops Clements Guitar TechDIO Angry Machines World Tour 1996 Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech

DIO 1990 Lock Up The Wolves World Tour Laminate

 

Ronnie James Dio and Rowan Robertson 1990 guitar tech Dave Pops Clements

Ronnie James Dio and Rowan Robertson.

1990 Lock Up The Wolves Tour US Leg.

 

Rowan Robertson DIO Tour 1990 guitar tech Dave Pops Clements

Rowan Robertson 1990 Lock Up the Wolves DIO Tour.

Teddy Cook playing bass in the background.

 

Teddy Cook Onstage 1990 DIO Lock up the Wolves guitar tech Dave Pops Clements

Teddy Cook Onstage 1990 DIO Lock up the Wolves US Leg.

 

Ronnie James Dio Russell Achzet Dave Pops Clements 1990 Lock up the Wolves US  Tour.

Ronnie James Dio, Russell Achzet, and Dave Pops Clements.

1990 Lock up the Wolves US  Tour.

After show meeting in Ronnies dressing room.

We had these meetings EVERY night.

 

Rowan Robertson and Dave Pops Clements 1990 DIO Lock up the Wolves Tour

  Rowan Robertson DIO guitar player and guitar tech Dave Pops Clements.

1990 DIO Lock up the Wolves Tour.

 

Dave Pops Clements and Simon Wright DIO 1990 Lock up the Wolves Tour

Dave Pops Clements and Simon Wright, former AC/DC drummer.

DIO 1990 Lock up the Wolves Tour.

 

Simon Wright DIO Drummer 1990 Lock up the Wolves Tour.

Simon Wright DIO Drummer.

1990 Lock up the Wolves Tour.

 

Dave Pops Clements guitar tech and Teddy Cook DIO bass player 1990 DIO Lock up the Wolves US tour.

Dave Pops Clements guitar tech and Teddy Cook DIO bass player.

1990 DIO Lock up the Wolves US tour.

 

Erik Gamans and Dave Pops Clements guitar tech DIO Lock up the Wolves Tour 1990

Erik Gamans guitar player of Cold Sweat and Dave Pops Clements.

DIO Lock up the Wolves Tour 1990.

 

Johnny Love of Love Hate and Dave Pops Clements DIO Lock up the Wolves 1990 World Tour

Johnny Love of Love Hate and Dave Pops Clements.

DIO Lock up the Wolves 1990 World Tour

 

The great Willie Fyfe DIO Lock up the Wolves World Tour 1990.

The Great Will Fyfe.

Willie was Ronnies personal assistant and best friend.

DIO Lock up the Wolves World Tour 1990.

 

Dave Pops Clements, Vince Buller, and Wayne Trevasani DIO Lock up the Wolves US Tour 1990.

Dave Pops Clements, Vince Buller, and Wayne Trevasani.

DIO Lock up the Wolves US Tour 1990.

 

Murry Macmillan The Gladiator Sound Engineer DIO Lock up the Wolves 1990 World Tour

Murry Macmillan "The Gladiator" Sound Engineer.

DIO Lock up the Wolves 1990 World Tour

 

Billy Deavers Stage Manager DIO Lock up the Wolves 1990 World Tour

Billy Deavers Stage Manager.

DIO Lock up the Wolves 1990 World Tour

 

Ronnie James Dio Lock up the Wolves 1990 World Tour

Ronnie James Dio.

Lock up the Wolves 1990 World Tour.

 

DIO Lock Up The Wolves World Tour 1990 Set List Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech

DIO Lock Up The Wolves World Tour 1990 Set List

 

DIO Throw Em To The Wolves Itinerary 1990 Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech

DIO Throw Em To The Wolves Itinerary 1990

 

DIO Throw Em To The Wolves Itinerary Tour Personnel 1990 Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech

DIO Throw Em To The Wolves Itinerary Tour Personnel 1990.

 

Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech DIO Lock Up The Wolves 1990 Tour

Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech DIO Lock Up The Wolves 1990 Tour.

 

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DIO Fan club photo in 1993.

Vinny Appice, Tracy G, Ronnie James Dio, and Jeff Pilson.

 

DIO 1993 Fan Club Promo Photo

DIO Niji MGM.

1993 Fan Club Promo .

 

DIO Strange Highways World Tour 1993-1994 Laminate Dave Pops Clements Bass TechDIO Strange Highways World Tour 1993-1994 Dave Pops Clements Bass Tech

DIO Strange Highways World Tour 1993-1994 Laminate

Dave Pops Clements Bass Tech

 

DIO SetList 1993 Strange Highways Tour

DIO SetList 1993 Strange Highways Tour.

 

DIO Angry Machines World Tour 1996 Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech DIO Angry Machines World Tour 1996 Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech

DIO Angry Machines World Tour 1996 Laminate

Dave Pops Clements Guitar Tech

 

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