Ronnie James Dio dies at 67


Metal legend Ronnie James Dio Just recently passed away after a struggle with stomach cancer.
Dio was known as the vocalist from Rainbow, Blacksabbath, and recently Heaven and Hell. Also he was known for popularizing the metal horns which he picked up from his Italian grandmother to ward off the evil eye.

A message has been posted on his official website by his wife and manager Wendy.

Message from Wendy Dio
Today my heart is broken, Ronnie passed away at 7:45am 16th May. Many, many friends and family were able to say their private good-byes before he peacefully passed away. Ronnie knew how much he was loved by all. We so appreciate the love and support that you have all given us. Please give us a few days of privacy to deal with this terrible loss. Please know he loved you all and his music will live on forever.

– Wendy Dio

You can leave your condolences on His Facebook Page

One thought on “Ronnie James Dio dies at 67

  1. NO no no NO! I was listening to him yesterday and I can’t believe this happened! I’m heart broken. He’s going to be in a better place. Rest in peace RJ you’re an inspirational to the many musicians of today’s music.

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