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Remembering Metal Legend Ronnie James Dio
When Wendy Dio, manager and wife of metal legend Ronnie James Ronnie James Dio, confirmed at 3PM EST on May 16 that her husband had died of stomach cancer, the news was especially shocking.
Dio had been diagnosed with the condition less than six months earlier, and on May 4, after his current group, …
Billy Corgan Names the 10 Greatest Heavy Metal Records
Despite last week's social networking drama with Courtney Love or the news that he is (was?) dating Jessica Simpson, Billy Corgan is still one of the most important figures in modern rock music. Smashing Pumpkins, in their original form during the 1990s, were one of the most ground-breaking bands th…
Ronnie James Dio ‘Ready to Fight’ Stomach Cancer
On Nov. 26, heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio revealed through his wife and his Web site that "Ronnie has been diagnosed with the early stages" of stomach canceer, and that he is "starting treatment immediately at the Mayo Clinic. After he kills this dragon, Ronnie will be…
Ronnie James Dio Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer
Right before Dio was set to start its European tour, frontman Ronnie James Dio was hospitalized. Now nearly two weeks later, Wendy Dio -- who also manages the band -- followed up with Blabbermouth about her husband's hospitalization, stating that he's been diagnosed with the early stages o…
Dio Cancels Tour, Ronnie James Dio Hospitalized
Due to Dio frontman and namesake vocalist Ronnie James Dio becoming ill, the band has canceled their upcoming European tour. Set to kick off this weekend in Scotland and run throughout December, as of now the canceled dates will not be rescheduled...