I first heard Dio with Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow on songs like “Catch The Rainbow” and later on one of my all-time favourite albums, Black Sabbath’s Heaven and Hell. Since then I’ve seen him many times live with Dio and Heaven & Hell and to learn today that he’s gone is almost like having a piece of your identity obliterated. It was like that with Kurt Cobain and John Martyn, like that when The Mission stopped touring but then ….
“nothing’s in the past, it always seems to come again”
Ronnie James Dio 1942-2010 ev