Today July 10th we celebrate the birth of a true metal god in Ronnie James Dio. From Rainbow to Black Sabbath, to DIO he has been an innovator and inspiration for millions of this genre we call metal. Plus he pretty much created the devil horns. Put any of the following records on today and remember the man who was and the God he has become.
ELF – Years active 1970-1975
Rainbow – Years active with Dio on vocals 1975- 1978
Black Sabbath – Years active with DIO on vocals 1979 – 1982, 1991-1993
DIO - Years active 1983 – 1989, 1993 – 2005
Heaven And Hell (Black Sabbath with new name) – Years active 2006-2010
R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio 1942 – 2010