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Ronnie James Dio’s Childhood Home Up for Sale on eBay

Ronnie James Dio
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

If you've got about $100,000 to burn, want to own a piece of rock 'n' roll history, and don't mind relocating to upstate New York, good news: You can enter the bidding to own the house that metal legend Ronnie James Dio grew up in.

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Ronnie James Dio Cancer Fund to Hold Halloween Benefit Honoring Tony Iommi

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In memory of legendary metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio, a second annual awards and concert gala to benefit his 'Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund' has been scehduled to be thrown on Halloween night. This year's King of Rock 'n' Roll Award will go to Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, who recently announced he was battling lymphoma.

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Ronnie James Dio, August 2009

Ronnie James Dio
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

The late great Ronnie James Dio is not only a metal legend but by all accounts one of the most well-respected singers and performers of all time. Before his passing, he was on tour with his band Heaven

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Ronnie James Dio – Stage Name Origins

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Ronnie James Dio Official Facebook Page

Possibly the greatest singer in metal history, Ronnie James Dio was born Ronald James Padavona in 1942. The immortal vocalist first put the "Dio" moniker, which means "God" in Italian, on the 1961 release of Ronnie Dio and  the Prophets' second album.

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3 Inches of Blood Release ‘Look Out’ Lyric Video in Honor of Ronnie James Dio

3 Inches of Blood
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3 Inches of Blood are among the acts saluting the late Ronnie James Dio this week on the two-year anniversary of his tragic death with their new lyric video for 'Look Out.'

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Favorite Ronnie James Dio Song – Readers Poll

Ronnie James Dio
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Has there ever been a singer that's had a more impressive resume within the genre where he performed? Ronnie James Dio was a true metal icon who showed off his range and talent performing with such acts as Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell and his own self-titled band, Dio.

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Rockers Remember Ronnie James Dio via Twitter

Ronnie James Dio
Paul Kane, Getty Images

Today (May 16) is the second anniversary of the passing of the legendary Ronnie James Dio. He had one of the best singing voices in metal, or any other genre. He fronted bands including Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio

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Ronnie James Dio: Amazing Vocal Performances

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Ronnie James Dio Official Facebook Page

It was two years ago that legendary metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio lost his battle with stomach cancer. After one of the most heartbreaking losses in metal history, there have been countless tributes for the late singer as well as a constant discussion between metalheads of how truly incredible Dio was. With a career spanning 43 years, Ronnie James Dio fron

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Favorite Ozzy/Dio Era Black Sabbath Album – Readers Poll

Ozzy Osbourne / Dio
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Black Sabbath is widely recognized as the very first metal band. From the second guitarist Tony Iommi played that diminished fifth on the track 'Black Sabbath,' music began to develop into increasingly evil realms, which we are all proud to dwell within to this very day.

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Megadeth and Dio Are Neck and Neck in Round 1 of March Metal Madness

Dave Mustaine / Dio
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Our first annual March Metal Madness elimination competition has been getting an insane amount of votes thanks to all you metal fans out there. So far throughout all four regions and 16 head-to-head battles, the most grueling matchup has been between Megadeth and Dio.

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