Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona, July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American rock and heavy metal vocalist and songwriter. He fronted numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, and his own band, Dio. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture in metal culture. Dio has sold over 47 million albums throughout his career.
Ronnie James Dio
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- Reviewed by Greg Moffitt
A neat summation of a singular vision, the likes of which we will not see again.