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Win a Signature Ronnie James Dio Guitar!

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We've got an amazing contest for all you hardcore Dio fans out there. In celebration of the epic Dio tribute album 'This is Your Life,' we're giving away a brand new Vision guitar brandished with the iconic Dio logo.

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Win a Ronnie James Dio ‘This is Your Life’ Prize Pack!

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We've got an awesome giveaway worthy of the immortal Ronnie James Dio. In celebration of the Dio tribute album 'This is Your Life,' we're giving away three prize packs filled with goodies any fan of Ronnie James Dio would love to get their hands on.

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Corey Taylor Rocks Intense Cover of Dio’s ‘Rainbow in the Dark’

Stone Sour at Ronnie James Dio Awards
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The upcoming Ronnie James Dio 'This Is Your Life' tribute album is turning out to be quite the collection. The latest song to surface online is the Corey Taylor-led rendition of 'Rainbow in the Dark.'

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Metallica Unleash Epic Ronnie James Dio Medley ‘Ronnie Rising’

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Metallica have their share of naysayers, but after hearing the band's new Ronnie James Dio tribute medley, 'Ronnie Rising,' we have a feeling the lips of those naysayers will be sewn shut. The nine-minute song is masterfully put together, combining the iconic tracks 'A Light in the Black,' 'Tarot Woman,' 'Stargazer' and 'Kill the King.'

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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Talks Ronnie James Dio, ‘Man on the Silver Mountain’ + More

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Judas Priest's Rob Halford was the recipient of the 'Man on the Silver Mountain' award Monday night (March 17) at the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards and Loudwire was there to catch the festivities.

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Dio ‘Live in London: Hammersmith Apollo 1993′ CD and DVD Coming in May

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After the release last year of 'Finding the Sacred Heart: Live in Philly 1986,' Eagle Rock Entertainment is unleashing another classic Dio show. 'Live in London: Hammersmith Apollo 1993' will be released May 13 (track listing below).

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Corey Taylor, Halestorm + More Salute Ronnie James Dio in Los Angeles

Stone Sour at Ronnie James Dio Awards
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The late great Ronnie James Dio may have passed in 2010, but his spirit, his legacy and the work he started still loomed large at the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards in Los Angeles on Monday night.

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Halestorm Rock Dio’s ‘Straight Through the Heart’ – Exclusive Song Premiere

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All hail the late Ronnie James Dio … and many in the rock and metal world have heeded that call. A who's who of rock and metal acts have gathered to pay homage to the late Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell frontman via the upcoming tribute album, 'This Is Your Life.' Loudwire is proud to bring you the U.S. premiere of one of the tracks on the disc -- Halestorm's rendition of 'Straight Through the Heart.'

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Ronnie James Dio to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor From Syracuse Area Music Hall of Fame

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The accolades keep coming for the late Ronnie James Dio, as the Syracuse Area Music Hall of Fame is the latest to pay homage to the rocker. Tonight (March 6), the singer's son Dan Padavona, will be on hand to accept the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of his late father.

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Halestorm + Corey Taylor Lead Performance Lineup for 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards

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The late Ronnie James Dio's impact was far reaching, as evidenced not only by the upcoming tribute album that's coming this year but also by the talent lineup on hand for the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards Gala. Let's start with Halestorm and Corey Taylor, who will be rocking the stage at this year's event in Hollywood, Calif.

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