RIP Ronnie James Dio

Inductee of the Hollywood Rock Walk of Fame, Ronnie James Dio passed away yesterday from stomach cancer, at the age of 67. He performed in multiple bands, but was best known for his times in Black Sabbath, his own band Dio and Heaven and Hell.

His Wife posted the following heartfelt message on his page.

Message from Wendy Dio
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

Here's what some musicians, fans and tweeters had to say:
Slash RIP Ronnie James Dio, one of the best Heavy Metal singers of all time.

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