Today the metal world mourns the death of the it's greatest icons as Ronnie James Dio passed away on May 16, 2010 after six months battle with stomach cancer. He performed with Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, and his own band Dio.
The official statement from RJD's website
"Today my heart is broken, Ronnie passed away at 7:45am 16th May.
Many, many friends and family were able to say their private good-byes
before he peacefully passed away. Ronnie knew how much he
was loved by all. We so appreciate the love and support that you have
all given us. Please give us a few days of privacy to deal with this
terrible loss. Please know he loved you all and his music will live on forever."
- Wendy Dio
We will miss you RJD may you rest in peace \m/
Holy Diver Live