Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS: 'The World Lost One Of The Greatest Vocalists On The Planet'
Original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins, who currently fronts a band called HOLY RAGE, has released the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW):
"Ye, the incredible has happened. The world today lost one of the greatest vocalists on the planet.
"Al and the band would like to pass on their condolences to Wendy [Dio, Ronnie's wife/manager] and the rest of the Dio clan. Ronnie's music will live on forever.
"Rest in peace, Ronnie. God bless."
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