Heavy metal overlords Black Sabbath began the second chapter of their storied career in on April 17, 1980, in Aurich, Germany, when they hit the stage for their first show with Ozzy Osbourne’s replacement, Ronnie James Dio.
Do you believe in ghosts? More to the point, do you believe the ghosts of dead rock stars hang around concerts where their songs are being played? If so, then add Ronnie James Dio to the list of possible apparitions -- because according to at least one witness, he popped up (quite literally) at a Last in Line show this weekend.
Vivian Campbell's long-running feud with Ronnie James Dio has left some fans crying foul over Campbell's decision to revisit their work together, but he has strong words for anyone who thinks he doesn't have a right to play those songs.
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.
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.
The best Ronnie James Dio era Black Sabbath album is without a doubt Heaven And Hell from 1980. It was the first time Ozzy Osbourne wasn't involved in a Sabbath project and Dio's presence brought much change to the band and it's sound. This album was a huge hit with both fans and critics, and cont
Def Leppard‘s Vivian Campbell recently revealed that he was planning to revisit the music he performed with Dio with the lineup that was around when he was in the band. It’s been documented over the years that Campbell and Ronnie James Dio didn’t see eye-to-eye before the guitarist’s exit, and one of the members of the band is shedding some light on the issues.
Hollywood’s Avalon Theater will be the venue for the 2nd annual Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Awards Gala. The event will take place on October 31, 2012, and will be hosted by Eddie Trunk.
In 2007, the late, great and dark Ronnie James Dio with his version of Black Sabbath got together again and did a show at New York City's Radio City Music Hall. Fans loved it. Now they can see it again, and own it, o
If you're a Ronnie James Dio era Rainbow fan like me, you'll want to make room in your budget for the new 2-disc "Live At Dusseldorf's Phillipshalle" finding the boys at the top of their game in 1976. Said by many insiders to be the best sounding live set ever released by this classic line-up, with clean remastered sound and an 8-page booklet
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