: It's a said day Ronnie James Dio has died. 67 years old.


mrfoofoo
May 16th, 2010, 05:48 PM
Goodbye man on the silver mountain you will be missed.


http://www.tvrock.com.br/new/imagens/img_8100_0101dio.JPG

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SINC
May 16th, 2010, 05:55 PM
Hmmm, there does seem to be some confusion here:

BLABBERMOUTH.NET - RONNIE JAMES DIO Is Not Dead (http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=140115)

eMacMan
May 16th, 2010, 06:12 PM
Seemingly yet another case of "National Enquirer Syndrome".

pcronin
May 16th, 2010, 07:49 PM
Hmmm, there does seem to be some confusion here:

BLABBERMOUTH.NET - RONNIE JAMES DIO Is Not Dead (http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=140115)

DIO (http://www.ronniejamesdio.com/)
and Ronnie James Dio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronnie_James_Dio)

seem to disagree with blabbermouth...

mrfoofoo
May 16th, 2010, 09:29 PM
It's true

DIO (http://www.ronniejamesdio.com/)

Message from Wendy Dio

Today my heart is broken, Ronnie passed away at 7:45am 16th May. Many, many friends and family were able to say their private good-byes before he peacefully passed away. Ronnie knew how much he was loved by all. We so appreciate the love and support that you have all given us. Please give us a few days of privacy to deal with this terrible loss. Please know he loved you all and his music will live on forever.

- Wendy Dio

MannyP Design
May 16th, 2010, 11:18 PM
Unfortunately, it's a hoax that ultimately turned badly.

pcronin
May 16th, 2010, 11:52 PM
Manny, Dio's official website says he's passed. Wikipedia agrees, major news sites are reporting it. Where's your source AFTER 8am that says Dio is alive?

It isn't that I don't want it to be a rumor, but it seems to be true.

gwillikers
May 17th, 2010, 04:59 AM
Blabbermouth.net, and other sites that were reporting that he was still alive, have all retracted those statements, and are now reporting Dio's death.

MannyP Design
May 17th, 2010, 09:24 AM
Manny, Dio's official website says he's passed. Wikipedia agrees, major news sites are reporting it. Where's your source AFTER 8am that says Dio is alive?

It isn't that I don't want it to be a rumor, but it seems to be true.

His wife posted that "he was still hanging in there" when it was initially, and falsely, reported and then the unfortunate happened. RJD had died some time after it was originally reported. (Hence a hoax that turned bad)

EDIT: Take a look at the official RJD Twitter feed: Ronnie James Dio (OfficialRJDio) on Twitter (http://twitter.com/officialrjdio)

pcronin
May 17th, 2010, 10:13 AM
Well your statement, made long after the widow Dio posted to the official channels, reads as though you're still stating a hoax. Turned badly could be taken as people spreading and reporting as fact, not as came true.

I was following the twitter feed, and that's why I asked if you had another source that said he was still alive. No sense bickering now I guess.

\m/ RIP Dio \m/

MannyP Design
May 17th, 2010, 10:57 AM
Not at all. But I'm not going to bother arguing over it.