Quotes by Ronnie James Dio

About Ronnie James Dio:

Ronnie James Dio is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture in metal culture and is known for his medieval themed lyrics. Dio possessed a powerful versatile vocal range capable of singing both hard rock and lighter ballads, according to Rainbow/Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore upon hearing him sing, "I felt shivers down my spine." Dio sold over 47 million albums throughout his career.

Author Bio

  • NameRonnie James Dio
  • DescriptionAmerican singer
  • BornJuly 10, 1942
  • DiedMay 16, 2010
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionSinger; Composer
  • WorksTrying To Burn The Sun; Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow; Heaven And Hell; Holy Diver