ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN: RONNIE JAMES DIO 'Always Had A Kind Word And A Smile'
ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has posted the following message regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW):
"Rest in peace, Ronnie James Dio. Horns at half mast. Such a huge loss...
"So many memories of Ronnie. Toured together many times. He always had a kind word and a smile and he LOVED the Yankees.
"In 2004 on the DIO/ANTHRAX tour I would get the Yankee score every inning for Ronnie while he was on stage. He was so into it.
"Saw BLACK SABBATH on the 'Black & Blue' tour [featuring BLACK SABBATH and BLUE ÖYSTER CULT] at Madison Square Garden [in New York City] in 1980. First row center.
"Ronnie was king of the world. Top 3 shows of all time."
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