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Ronnie James Dio vs. Bruce Dickinson – Greatest Metal Frontman, Semifinals

Ronnie James Dio vs. Bruce Dickinson
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The two semifinal matches in the Greatest Metal Frontman tournament are simply legendary. This iconic battle features two of metal's greatest voices ever!

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Corey Taylor vs. Ronnie James Dio – Greatest Metal Frontman, Quarterfinals

Corey Taylor vs. Ronnie James Dio
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It looked like it was gonna be a classic Black Sabbath matchup between Ozzy Osbourne and Ronnie James Dio in the quarterfinals of our Greatest Metal Frontman tournament, but due to a late push by Slipknot and their fans, Corey Taylor overtook Ozzy to face the late great Dio.

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

Marilyn Manson vs. Ronnie James Dio
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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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‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin Raises Horns for Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, AC/DC, Dio + More

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'Stone Cold' Steve Austin is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. His persuasion as an anti-authoritarian and surly redneck who loves drinking beer and kicking ass is among the most celebrated characters in WWE / WWF history. Those familiar with Austin may picture the man listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd or Hank Williams, and although that may be true, Austin recently professed his love for Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne and many other metal acts.

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Ronnie James Dio vs. King Diamond – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 1

Ronnie James Dio vs. King Diamond
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This matchup in our Greatest Metal Frontman tournament sees two legendary singers with mutual respect towards each other. In 2009, King Diamond was asked to open for Heaven and Hell, but King had to decline to his back issues. He stated it had always been a dream of his to tour with Ronnie James Dio.

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Ghost of Ronnie James Dio Spotted at Last in Line Concert?

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Concert-goers who hit up Last in Line’s first concert on Saturday, Aug. 3 at Slidebar in Fullerton, Calif. got quite a show, even if they didn’t know it at the time. According to allegations made by Last in Line’s vocalist Andrew Freeman’s brother Raymond Freeman Jr., a very special guest joined the band that night.

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

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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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Wendy Dio Remembers Ronnie James Dio on Third Anniversary of His Death

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

The music world is no doubt reflecting today, as May 16, 2013, marks the third anniversary of the death of one of metal's giants, Ronnie James Dio. In late 2009, it was announced that Dio had been diagnosed with stomach cancer, and while the rocker fought the good fight, he eventually succumbed on May 16, 2010. On this third anniversary of his passing, Dio's manager, business partner, wife and love of his life, Wendy Dio, has offered a tribute to the late vocalist.

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Dio’s ‘Finding the Sacred Heart – Live in Philly 1986′ To Get DVD/CD/Blu-ray Release in May

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Ronnie James Dio: Official Facebook

Ronnie James Dio was perhaps metal's greatest singer of all time, and it was a true tragedy when he passed away in 2010. Dio's music has remained captivating as its continued to age, and that fact is being celebrated through a upcoming reissue of the 'Finding the Sacred Heart - Live in Philly 1986' on DVD, Blu-ray, CD and vinyl formats.

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Ronnie James Dio’s ‘Dream Evil’ Album to Receive Deluxe Edition Reissue

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Ronnie James Dio: Official Facebook

The Ronnie James Dio album 'Dream Evil' is a must-own for any fan of the late legend. For those of you who don't own a copy of the record, or if you're just an avid Dio fanatic, 'Dream Evil' is set for a deluxe edition re-release, which will come out on March 4.

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