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RIP Ronnie James Dio...?

Discussion in 'Maiden Downunder' started by Mark, May 16, 2010.

  1. Mark

    Mark Not blessed, or merciful

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    I've seen a post on Twitter (from a guy I trust) that Sirius XM has reported Dio's passed away.

    Anyone else seen/heard anything?
     
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    A friend just told me it was reported the triple J's "the racket"s facebook page. Fuck I hope not. :(
     
  3. Shadow298

    Shadow298 UNLEASH THE GUAN

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    yeah, Andrew Haug just posted that up but can't find anything on google

    so am not counting it as true

    nothing on the office Dio facebok page yet either
     
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    first report but nothing official cited, such as statement from a record company

    though since it is stomach cancer, it's one of those things that people never really recover from
     
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    He was expected to make a decent recovery, but perhaps something went bad.

    His official site is down at the moment too. :(
     
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    There was an article on Blabbermouth about the rumours that was only up for a minute and taken down again...
     
  7. FerretallicA

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    Only a couple weeks ago H&H canceled all their tour dates over Dio's health. I kinda figured it was coming but it still feels surprising at the same time :(
     
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    THANK SATAN FOR THAT!!!
     
  10. Mark

    Mark Not blessed, or merciful

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    Thank you Jebus!
     
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    Good news! Doesn't sound like he's doing super well though.
     
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    PHEW! Loved him in Rainbow.
     
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    Spruce Goose Then Goose me up woman!

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    Damn.
    One of the very first metal acts I got into :(

    Was a big DP fan and then obviously Rainbow which led me to Dio.

    Pumped some Elf on the way to work this morning. What a voice
     
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    Listened to Magica yesterday while my thoughts were with him, sounds like he had a nasty last few days, with rumours of his death, then being denied but saying he wasn't well, then his passing. RIP Ronnie, you were one of the best performers on earth at what you did and you meant a lot to me over the years. :(
     
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    the two songs that we know so well from him


    and of course the one that so many of us here grew up with on ABC, played every day after Play School
    we shall miss Ronnie. such talent and a genuine guy as well
     
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    This thread was a bit of an emotional rollercoaster to come to late, not having heard any of the news at all. Ominous thread title got me worried, confirmation of rumours a few posts down had me breathing a sigh of relief; a few posts later the devestating news. A sad day for rock and roll.
     
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    I've enjoyed reading some of the posts from various musicians on Blabbermouth regarding Dio's death, and the one from Lars Ulrich was particularly interesting. Dio was a very, very loved man.
     

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