Ronnie James Dio Quotes

The music industry's actions at the time of 9/11 and since have been actions driven by patriotism in most instances, and greed and stupidity to a lesser degree. Sounds like real life doesn't it?






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Ronnie James Dio
Ronnie James Dio
  • Born: July 10, 1942
  • Died: May 16, 2010
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Producer

Ronald James Padavona, known professionally as Ronnie James Dio or simply Dio, was an American heavy metal 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 in metal culture and was known for his medieval-themed lyrics. Dio possessed a powerful, versatile vocal range, and was capable of singing both hard rock and lighter ballads.