Ronnie James Dio

Ronnie James Dio Ronald James Padavona (July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010), better known by his stage name Ronnie James Dio, was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio, and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the “metal horns” hand gesture […]

Dio – Master of the Moon

Dio – Master of the Moon Master of the Moon is the tenth and final studio album by the American heavy metal band Dio. The album was released on September 7, 2004 in America through Sanctuary Records and August 30, 2004 in Europe through SPV Records. It was produced by Ronnie James Dio. Track listing […]

Dio Hologram Tour Announced

The response Goldy has gotten to the hologram performances has been mixed. “Ronnie was and still is so revered by his fans, which really are his extended family, and they, too, had a special relationship with the man himself which entitles them to a voice,” he says. “Like all families, not everyone agrees, but this […]

Dio - Holy Diver

Dio – Holy Diver

Holy Diver is the debut album by American heavy metal band Dio, released in May 25, 1983. Vocalist Ronnie James Dio had just finished his first tenure in Black Sabbath, whose drummer Vinny Appice he took with him to put together his own band. The roster was completed by his former band mate in Rainbow […]