ANTHRAX Singer JOEY BELLADONNA: DIO 'was A Big Inspiration, Influence And Dear Friend Of Mine'

ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna has issued the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW):

"Ronnie was a big inspiration, influence and dear friend of mine. He was a true gentleman and kind hearted individual. He always would go out of his way to make you feel welcome and important. Without a doubt he was one of the best, top notch and a class act. I will truly miss him."

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