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Def Leppard / Dio Guitarist Vivian Campbell Announces Remission From Lymphoma

Vivian Campbell
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Fantastic news! Def Leppard / Dio guitarist Vivian Campbell is in remission from Hodgkin's lymphoma. Campbell was diagnosed with the form of cancer earlier this year, but in a Facebook post from the guitarist on his official page, Vivian Campbell announced that the recovery process has begun.

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Marilyn Manson vs. Ronnie James Dio – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 2

Marilyn Manson vs. Ronnie James Dio
Mary Oullette, SheWillShootYou.com (2)

Round 2 of our Greatest Metal Frontman tournament is full of interesting matchups, and Marilyn Manson vs. Ronnie James Dio is definitely one of them.

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Ronnie James Dio Limited Edition ‘Holy Diver’ Guitar To Be Released

Ronnie James Dio
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To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the release of 's classic debut album 'Holy Diver,' a limited edition ASG guitar has been created. Ronnie James Dio's widow Wendy talks about the guitar in the new video above.

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Def Leppard / Dio Guitarist Vivian Campbell Fighting Cancer

Vivian Campbell
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has revealed that he was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and has already gone through two of six months of chemotherapy to battle the cancer.

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No. 6: Dio, ‘Holy Diver’ – Best Debut Metal Albums

Chuck Schuldiner / Ozzy Osbourne / James Hetfield

After lending his vocal talents to Rainbow and Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio began his own heavy metal project, Dio.

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Favorite Dio ‘Holy Diver’ Song – Readers Poll

Ronnie James Dio
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Back on May 25, 1983, Ronnie James Dio showed that stepping away from Black Sabbath would not set back his career, as his self-titled band Dio delivered a metal classic known as 'Holy Diver' on their very first try. This Readers Poll reflects on the disc and asks the Dio fans to tell us which song from their debut album was your favorite.

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Dio vs. Dream Theater – March Metal Madness 2013, Round 1

Dio vs. Dream Theater

It's fitting that Loudwire's 2013 March Metal Madness would slot Dio in the Devil Horn region. The band's classic 'Holy Diver' album meets up with Dream Theater's breakout release, 'Images and Words,' in this Round 1 matchup to determine the best metal album of all-time.

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Guitarist Vivian Campbell Remorseful Over Past Comments Made About Ronnie James Dio

Vivian Campbell and Ronnie James Dio
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Current Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell spent most of his career in the ‘80s playing in the band Dio with Ronnie James Dio. When Campbell parted ways with Dio in 1986, it wasn’t on the best terms and the war of words between the two continued throughout their careers. Now, years later, Campbell admits that he regrets some of the things he said about the late singer.

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‘The Very Beast of Dio, Vol. 2′ to Showcase More of Ronnie James Dio’s Legacy

Ronnie James Dio
Robert Cianflone, Getty Images

You can't contain all of the best work of Ronnie James Dio on just one record, so the late singer's label, Niji Entertainment, is presenting 'The Very Beast of Dio, Vol. 2,' which comes on the heels of the gold-certified first volume.

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Former Dio Bassist Jimmy Bain Busted for DUI + Illegal Possession of Prescription Meds

Dio With Jimmy Bain
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Former Dio bassist Jimmy Bain got into what is being described as a minor traffic accident last night (Aug.28) in Burbank, Calif., at approximately 9:30 PM PT, but that’s not the worst of it. According to the responding officers, Bain was under the influence and it was suspected to be more than just alcohol.

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