F E A T U R E

Ronnie James Dio—2nd Anniversary of Death
5/16/2012 2:12:08 PM by Frank




Ronnie James Dio, one of the greatest voices in the history of heavy metal, died two years ago this day.

"He was quite literally, an icon of heavy metal; loved or otherwise respected by all. His piercing voice will forever be committed to the halls of memory. He is credited with popularizing the 'devil horns' gesture--a family affection that went on to become the universal hand sign of heavy metal. For that alone, he's immortal. Dio always seemed to strike a deep, personal chord with his fans and always seemed to be a very down to Earth, gracious person regardless of his successes." --Ben McCraw



<< back >>






RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
· Cathedral· White Skull
· Twelfth Gate· Seven Witches
· Solace· Circle II Circle
· Godflesh· Vaginal Carnage
· Steel Attack· Ravage
· Legend· Late Nite Romeo
· Alchemy X· Evolution
· Nicta· Black Sabbath
· Catch 22· Godiva
· Fireball Ministry· Kilfast
· Mourning Beloveth· Guardians Of Time
· Savatage· Tad Morose
· Hypocrisy· Krisiun
· Wicked Sensation· Body Count
· Hard Echo· Volbeat
· Black Stone Cherry· Superchrist
· Funerus· Scala Mercalli
· Leash Law· Epica
· Amityville Whore· Metalium
· Jorn· Iron Angel
· Dimmu Borgir· Fabrizio Bonanno
· Krokus· Meliah Rage
· Saxon· Wintersun
· Aina· Tearabyte
· Theocracy· Age Of Silence
· Polterchrist· Tartharia
· Witchburner· The Project Hate
· Incantation· Acheron
· Negative Creeps· Overlorde
· Blind Guardian· Seventh One
· Behemoth· Rush
· Triumph· Napalm Death
· John Oliva's Pain· Legion
· Image· Crionics
· Kamelot· Requiem Aeternam
· Loudblast· Necrophagia
· Astral Doors· Soulscar
· Apocalyptica· Cemetary
· Stormwarrior· Chaoswave
· Oathean· Alex Skolnick Trio
· Pure Inc· Bruce Dickinson
· Operatika· Neil Turbin
· Rudra· Dark Funeral
· Leaves Eyes· Frameless Scar
· Alice Cooper· Agents Of The Sun
· The Scourger· Painmuseum
· Octavia Sperati· Lake Of Tears
· Peccatum· The Atomic Bitchwax
· Winterfell· Bolt Thrower
· Forever Slave· The Firstborn
· Arthemis· Paths Of Possession
· Phantom X· Even X
· Dreamland· Avulsed
· Midnight Idols· Dogs Of Winter
· Torture Killer· Detonation
· Dismember· End of Level Boss
· Early Man· Second Shadow
· Tandjent· Codeon
· Daylight Dies· Tris Katone
· Boris· The Ocean
· Valhalla· Viron
· Cavalar· Nicodemus
· TK-421· Smohalla
· Azure· Dendura
· Time Requiem· Setherial
· The Finals· Amputated
· Semargl· Satyricon
· Biolich· Blood Tsunami
· Diagnose: Lebensgefahr· Lost Eden
· Omnium Gatherum· Throne of Katarsis
· Lord Belial· The Chronicles of Israfel
· The Prophecy· Rob Zombie
· Aborted· Blut Aus Nord
· Ulcerate· Keep of Kalessin
· Heresi· Averse Sefira
· Shining Star· Ride The Sky
· Jesus Martyr· Witchfinder General
· Moonshine· Embalming Theatre
· Equilibrium· The Lamp of Thoth
· Medieval Steel· Deadsea
· Kiuas· End of Man
· Cursed· UFOmammut
· Faded Hope· Suffocation