The best Dio albums, spanning his full career. For about a 10 year period from the mid-70s into the mid-80s, Dio fronted prime years of 3 of the greatest metal bands to ever walk the earth. Ronnie Dio recorded quite a few records in a long career, but these are the only 10 you need to hear unless you are a die-hard, although there are moments on Black Sabbath's "Dehumanizer", "Live Evil", and the third Dio album worth hearing. Call it a Dio primer or a Dio record buying guide, but this list will be decided by the best Dio songs in one place. Your votes will decide the best Ronnie James Dio albums.RIP RJD - you were one of a kind as a vocalist. And you gave us the "horns". Metal wouldn't be what it is today without you. Also just a note, if you want to see more stats about these albums just click "change display" button. Neat, huh? -for anyone interested, Sabs are #7, Rainbow #45, Dio #192 on my all time list http://www.ranker.com/list/top-500-musical-groups-and-artists-of-alltime/clark-benson
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Dio strolls in, shakes up the Sabs, Geezer delivers the songs, Tony brings the dark. Bill Ward is still in the band on the album, though he bails on the tour (or is kicked out).Late Night Molten Metal at its finest.
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