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Articles about Dio

Photo Gallery: Dio Members Throughout the Years

Born in the wake of his split with Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio formed his namesake band in 1982 with drummer Vinny Appice, who had also left Black Sabbath. Along with bassist Jimmy Bain, the grand wizard of metal blazed a seminal trail that set the template for power metal for years to come.For all Dio's fantastic and mythical themes, the singer took his position as one of heavy metal's... …

Heaven and Hell CD Coming April 28

Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Vinny Appice returned to the stage after 15 years in 2007, launching a triumphant world tour as Heaven & Hell. Revitalized and inspired by their time on the road, the quartet recently returned to the studio, recording the band's first album since 1992's Dehumanizer. The highly anticipated album, The Devil You Know, will be available from Rhino on... …