Ronnie James Dio RIP

Ronnie James Dio RIP

Ronald James Padavona (July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) aka Ronnie James Dio was born on this day and is widely considered one of Metal's pioneers. Having a great career spanning several decades including being the vocalist for Black Sabbath a hugely influential band and a solid solo career in the band DIO.  Creating some of the most unique and memorable metal around.

Other artists who knew him said he was the kindest person in Metal and would treat you like a long time friend if only they just met!

Without people like Dio, we wouldn't have the Metal we enjoy today.

We suggest raising your horns to the man! \m/

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