Dio wis an American hivy metal baund led bi vocalist Ronnie James Dio formit in 1982 efter he left Black Sabbath wi intentions tae form a new baund wi fellae umwhile Black Sabbath memmer, drummer Vinny Appice. The name Dio wis chosen acause it made sense frae a commercial staundpoint, as the name wis awready well-kent at that time. Dio means "God" in Italian.[1]

Dio
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Dio in 2005. Frae left tae richt: Rudy Sarzo, Craig Coldy,
Ronnie James Dio, Scott Warren and Simon Wright.
Background information
OreiginCortland, New York
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
GenresHivy metal, hard rock
Years active1982–1991
1993–2010
LabelsEagle, Warner Bros., Reprise, Universal,
Vertigo, Phonogram, Spitfire, Sanctuary
Associate actsBlack Sabbath, Rainbow,
Elf, Heaven & Hell,
Wild Horses, Whitesnake, AC/DC,
Giuffria, Rough Cutt,
Quiet Riot, Clock,
Def Leppard, Tenacious D
Wabsteidwww.ronniejamesdio.com
Past membersSee: Dio baund Chronology section

The baund dissolvit in 2010 when Dio dee'd o painch cancer.

Baund memmersEedit

Feenal memmers
Umwhile memmers
Tourin memmers
Timeline

DiscografieEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Definition 'Dio'". WordReference.com. Retrieved 13 October 2009.