DANKO JONES: RONNIE JAMES DIO 'Was The Greatest Rock Singer Of All Time'

DANKO JONES frontman and namesake has released the following message regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW):

"I just heard that Ronnie James Dio died today. This news is very sad. He was the greatest rock singer of all time. I've said it on record many many times. He will be greatly missed by all of rockdom.

"In 2004, I got to meet Dio and he was so gracious and down to earth, then he got up on stage and schooled everyone.

"We all have the records — 'Heaven And Hell', 'Mob Rules', 'Holy Diver', 'Last In Line', 'Dream Evil', 'Rainbow Rising', 'Long Live Rock’N'Roll'. I can't listen to them today because it's too hard, but tomorrow I will crank these up.

"R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio."

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