1. Backbeat: Playboy Mansion Hosts Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund Innaugural Awards Gala

    November 09, 2011 6:30 AM EST From left are Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund medical director/co-founder Dr. Sandeep Kapoor (who received the Sacred Heart Award); Mike Carden; Danny Zelisko; Gloria Butler, wife and manager of Black Sabbath bassist Terry "Ge ...

  2. Slash, AC/DC, Rolling Stones Win At Classic Rock Awards

    November 11, 2010 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Classic Rock magazine held its annual awards ceremony at London's Roundhouse, with the big winners including AC/DC , the Rolling Stones , Cheap Trick and Led Zeppelin . The Nov. 10 Marshall Classic Rock Roll of Honour event kicked off with a pe ...

  3. Metal Community Pays Tribute To Ronnie James Dio

    May 17, 2010 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The hard rock community was in a state of mourning as artists rushed to pay tribute to iconic elder statesman Ronnie James Dio, who died on Sunday at the age of 67 from stomach cancer. Tony Iommi, who worked with Dio in Black Sabbath and its latest ...

  4. Ronnie James Dio, Metal Legend, Dead at 67

    May 16, 2010 5:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Seminal heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio -- the voice for Elf, Blackmore's Rainbow , Black Sabbath , his own band Dio and, most recently, Heaven & Hell -- has lost his battle with stomach cancer, passing away Sunday at M.D. Anderson Hosp ...