Arguably, no heavy metal singer wielded greater influence over the length and breadth of heavy metal’s long history than the sorely missed Ronnie James Dio. Now, now, don't get worked up! Simple math tells us this is so, by
Heavy metal overlords Black Sabbath began the second chapter of their storied career in April 1980, when they hit the road in Europe and U.K. for their first shows with Ozzy Osbourne’s replacement, Ronnie James Dio.
Fans of the late, great Ronnie James Dio and his band Dio can relive the group's glory years with the upcoming re-release of a 1986 concert in Philadelphia. 'Finding the Sacred Heart -- Live in Philly 1986' will be available on CD, vinyl, DVD and Blu-ray on May 28.
Earlier this month over 80 guitars from rockers like Eddie Van Halen and Slash were auctioned off to raise money for cancer reseach. The Dio Cancer Fund -- a charity that honors the late Ronnie James Dio -- added $100K to an already impressive total to give to the TJ Martell Foundation. Since 2010 wife Wendy Dio has overseen the donation of over $300K.
The widow of late Dio, Black Sabbath and Heaven and Hell vocalist Ronnie James Dio has remarried. Wendy Dio, who also served as Dio's manager for many years, wed Omar Gimenez in a private ceremony this past Sunday (Sept. 9) in Montecito, California.
Today (Aug. 25) is a very special day for Def Leppard and Dio fans everywhere -- Vivian Campbell turns the big 5-0! Happy birthday to the famous guitar player who's kept us metal heads rocking and rolling all night long.
Admirers of the late great Ronnie James Dio, it's time to load up your PayPal accounts and get bidding! According to an eBay listing, the legendary heavy metal singer's childhood home is being auctioned off on the electronic bidding website -- and the bidding starts at $90,000.
As previously reported, a second volume of classic material from the late, great Ronnie James Dio is due out this fall. Now we have a complete track listing. The collection, titled 'The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2,′ will include several rare tracks, including some previously only available in other countries.
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