Ronnie James Dio

Ronnie James Dio

  • Ronnie James Dio - LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 20:  Musician Geezer Butler and Wendy Dio, wife of the late Ronnie James Dio on stage at the 3rd Annual Revolver Golden God Awards at the Club Nokia on April 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
Although his trademark tales of "dungeons and dragons" may have single-handedly inspired Spinal Tap (more specifically, Tap's overblown epic "Stonehenge"), Ronnie James Dio was unquestionably one of heavy metal's most talented and instantly identifiable vocalists. Born Ronald James Padavona in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on July 10, 1942, the young Dio started his music career at an early age, ...more


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