Blogs // 3 Articles
A Light in the Black: Ronnie James Dio, 1942-2010
16 May 2010 // 9:31 PM
In a genre that loves its iconic figures, Ronnie James Dio was one of the biggest. Sadly, one of metal's ageless wonders proved to be mortal after all.
Blood and Thunder: We All Wanna Touch a Rainbow
21 May 2015 // 4:00 AM
Once upon a time, Ronnie James Dio rounded up a bevy of heavy metal legends to record a charity single. Yet no amount of superstar power could stop the song from falling by the wayside.
Fade to Black: R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio
17 May 2010 // 3:00 AM
Ronnie James Dio kicked off the '80s by helming Black Sabbath after Ozzy Osbourne's departure. During the '80s, he routinely shunned temptation to soften or commercialize his sound. 20 years later, metal is immeasurably the better thanks to his efforts.