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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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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