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32 Years Ago: Dio’s ‘Holy Diver’ Released

After years of playing second fiddle to some of rock's most famous guitarists, Ronnie James Dio took center stage on May 25, 1983.

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10 Most Important Moments in Dio History

The incredible part about the 10 Most Important Moments in Dio History is how quickly Ronnie James Dio's legend was made, once he began focusing on rock.

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Robert Cianflone, Getty Images

15 Years Ago: Dio Unveils ‘Magica’

Ronnie James Dio unleashed one of his most ambitious concepts on March 21, 2000 with 'Magica.'

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Tenacious D Win (Another Botched) Best Metal Performance Grammy

Comedy duo Tenacious D beat out Mastodon, Anthrax, Motorhead and Slipknot to win the Best Metal Performance Grammy.

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Dio Inducted Into the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame

It's official: Stevie Nicks is not a witch. If she was, she'd have used her magic to defeat Dio in the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame semifinals.

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Dio vs. Stevie Nicks – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Finals

Such is the nature of the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame that we often get disparate acts pitted against each other.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan vs. Dio – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Semifinals

They both made it through the first round, and now Stevie Ray Vaughan and Dio will have to battle each other for a spot in the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame.

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Frederick M. Brown / Robert Cianflone, Getty Images

Hear Foo Fighters Channel Dio’s ‘Holy Diver’ on New Single, ‘Something From Nothing’

Now that cover of 'War Pigs' sorta makes sense.

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Dio vs. Don Henley – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame, Round One

The contestants in our next bracket of Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame balloting have far more in common alliteratively than they ever did on record.

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30 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘The Last in Line’

Dio's second album was released on July 2, 1984.

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