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33 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’

If Ronnie James Dio hadn’t been kicked out of Black Sabbath, one of the hallmarks of metal, 'Holy Diver,' might never have surfaced from the depths.

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Vivian Campbell
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Vivian Campbell Calls $2,000 Spent for Wig He Doesn’t Wear a Cancer Life Lesson

Upon learning of his cancer diagnosis, Vivian Campbell spent $2,000 on a custom wig that he says he never wears after coming to terms with his appearance.

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Jimmy Bain
Frontiers Records

Dio / Rainbow / Last in Line Bassist Jimmy Bain Died of Lung Cancer

Jimmy Bain wasn't even aware he had lung cancer, instead being treated for pneumonia during his final days.

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David Ellefson (Megadeth)
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Megadeth’s David Ellefson Pays Tribute to Late Dio / Last in Line Bassist Jimmy Bain

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson shares his appreciation for Jimmy Bain and recalls his role in helping Ellefson with one of Megadeth's legendary albums.

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Wendy Dio
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Wendy Dio Pays Tribute to Late Dio / Last in Line Bassist Jimmy Bain

Jimmy Bain passed away suddenly at age 68. In response, Ronnie James Dio's widow, Wendy Dio, has written a tribute.

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Jimmy Bain
Frontiers Records

Jimmy Bain, Bassist for Dio, Rainbow + Last in Line, Dead at 68 [Update]

Jimmy Bain, the bassist who played with Dio, Rainbow and most recently Last in Line, has reportedly passed away at the age of 68.

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Last in Line, Featuring Ex-Dio Members, Debut New Song ‘Martyr’

Last in Line featuring members of the original Dio band are readying their debut album 'Heavy Crown' and have just unleashed the new song 'Martyr.'

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Vivian Campbell
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Def Leppard / Dio Guitarist Vivian Campbell: ‘My Cancer Has Returned’

Discouraging news to report, as Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has revealed that his cancer has returned.

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Ronnie James Dio
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10 Best Dio Songs

We count down the Top 10 songs by the band Dio.

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Disturbed vs. Dio

Disturbed’s The Guy vs. Dio’s Murray – Metal Mascot Madness, Round 2

The Guy or Murray? Cast your vote now!

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