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Kiss, Motley Crue And More Remember Ronnie James Dio

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More members of the hard rock and heavy metal community have posted their messages online to pay tribute to the legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio, who sadly passed away yesterday morning as a result of stomach cancer. You can read some more of these messages below.

Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx: "I still have this image of him standing on stage in front of 100,000 belting out 'Man On The Silver Mountain' and remember the shivers it sent up my spine. He's one of the kindest souls I have ever met and his talent was beyond inspirational to so many of us. Those of us that had the opportunity to know Ronnie can tell you what a wonderful and passionate man he was."

KISS: "We mourn the tragic passing of the great Ronnie James Dio. In addition to his powerhouse vocal ability, Ronnie was a true gentleman who always emanated great warmth and friendship to us and everyone around him. We will miss him."

Hail Of Bullets: "There are no words to describe this sad loss. One of the if not the greatest rock/metal singer of all time has passed away...you will be missed."

Chris Jericho (Fozzy, WWE wrestler): "A God amongst singers and a true gentleman. Thank you for always being so nice to me. You are the King of Rock and Roll."

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1. RTB writes:

Kiss, LMAO
Ronnie always use to crack on gene simmons as the creator of, basically everything. Gene is so obsessed with trademarks and business and money, when ronnie was asked about being the 1st one to use the devilhorns in an interview at the end of his response he replied " although gene simmons would say that he was the one, but then again gene invented shoes, and breathing and what not". Thats the kind of sense of humor ronnie had
\m/ DIO \m/

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2. metalgod666 writes:

i wil miss you ronnie james dio my best dio cd is the last in line.

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3. jimbo321 writes:

to a small man who had a voice like a f***ing giant and was able to keep rocking at age 67. i know everybody in heaven is running for cover rest in peace my metal brother. there will never be another voice that shook the gates of hell like yours ronnie.to all the dio fans out there STAND UP AND SHOUT LET IT OUT FOR WE ROCK - FOREVER RIP RONNIE

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4. rob writes:

hey douche bag this aint the time for that crap ,he always said that stuff was no big deal

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5. metalgod666 writes:

looks like rod is on the rag.

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6. killernofiller writes:

The only thing darker than the pictures he painted with his amazing voice is a world without Dio. RIP to the most elegant vocal gift to ever grace the ears of the metal world. A giant among men, no matter his stature, Dio will forever be larger than life.

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