Ryan Adams writes 11 new songs inspired by trip to Ronnie James Dio’s funeral

Singer-songwriter says the tracks are 'soft mellow acoustic jams'

Ryan Adams has revealed that he has written 11 new songs inspired by his recent trip to Ronnie James Dio‘s funeral.

The singer-songwriter, who recently released “his first fully-realised sci-fi metal concept album” in the form of ‘Orion’, took to his Facebook page to announce the news.

“11 new solo tunes came out of nowhere,” Adams said. “Day after Dio‘s funeral they just fell out. Soft mellow acoustic jams – lots of New Orleans scenery and vibe from the trip.”

He added: “I am official[ly] very excited again.”