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

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Robert Cianflone, Getty Images

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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Wendy Dio and More Talk Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Guitar Auction

Guitar Wall
Chad Childers, Loudwire

The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund continues to find impressive ways to raise funds for cancer education and research, and is among the charities that will benefit from the 'Icons & Idols -- Rock 'n' Roll Auction' scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1, at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Celebrity Guitar Auction to Raise Money for Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund

Ronnie James Dio
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

After a star studded awards gala on Halloween night, the  Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund is participating in a celebrity guitar auction.

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Ronnie James Dio in ‘The Pick of Destiny’ – Musician Movie Cameos

Fox / New Line / Lionsgate
Fox / New Line / Lionsgate

It comes as no surprise that Tenacious D's Jack Black and Kyle Gass worship the same musical legends as we do. In their 2006 feature film, 'The Pick of Destiny,' there are cameos from Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl as Satan behind the drums and Meat Loaf as a devoutly religious, rock 'n' roll hating father, but the most celebrated appearance is that of Ronnie James Dio.

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All-Star Jam Planned for Dio Cancer Fund’s Awards Gala + Dio Disciples Launch Fall Tour

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Formed shortly after the legendary singer's death two years ago, the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for cancer research. The organization's second Awards Gala is set for Halloween night (Oct. 31) at the Avalon in Hollywood, Calif.

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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

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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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