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Dio

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
New York City, New York
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1982
Genre:
Heavy Metal
Lyrical themes:
Heroic Fantasy, Metaphors, Human Issues, Death
Last label:
Niji Entertainment Group
Years active:
1982-1991, 1993-2010
Ronald James Padovana joined/formed his first band in 1957 called The Vegas Kings, which was later changed to Ronnie & The Rumblers, and ultimately Ronnie & The Red Caps; this band called it quits in 1961. Next he formed Ronnie Dio and The Prophets in the Autumn of 1961; the band lasted until 1967. After this Dio formed The Electric Elves (1967-1969) who changed their name first to The Elves ...
Last known
Ronnie James Dio Vocals, Keyboards (1982-2010)
(R.I.P. 2010) See also: ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Heaven and Hell, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Deep Purple (live), ex-Rainbow, ex-Elf, ex-Ronnie and the Redcaps, ex-Ronnie and the Rumblers, ex-Ronnie Dio and the Prophets, ex-The Electric Elves, ex-The Elves, ex-The Vegas Kings
Craig Goldy Guitars (1986-1988, 1999-2002, 2003-2010)
See also: Budgie (live), ex-Craig Goldy's Ritual, ex-Hear 'n Aid, Dio Disciples, ex-M.A.R.S., ex-Driver, ex-Giuffria, ex-Hard Luck, ex-Rough Cutt
Simon Wright Drums (1990-1991, 1998-2010)
See also: Hellion, ex-A-II-Z, ex-Aurora, ex-Tora Tora, ex-Queensrÿche, Big Noize, Dio Disciples, ex-Tytan, ex-Tim "Ripper" Owens (live), ex-AC/DC, ex-Rhino Bucket, ex-UFO
Scott Warren Keyboards (1993-2010)
See also: Joshua Perahia, Sledge Leather, ex-Heaven and Hell (live), ex-Type O Negative (live), Dio Disciples, ex-Keel, ex-Berlin, ex-Warrant (live)
Rudy Sarzo Bass (2004-2010)
See also: Dee Snider, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-M.A.R.S., ex-Queensrÿche, Animetal USA, Project Rock, TRED, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen (live), ex-Aleister Wild, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-Dio Disciples, ex-Dudes of Wrath, ex-Hardline, ex-Manic Eden, ex-Ratt, ex-Whitesnake
Past
Jimmy Bain Bass, Keyboards (1982-1989, 1992-1993, 1999-2003)
See also: Sledge Leather, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Scorpions, ex-WWIII, ex-Rainbow, ex-Key, ex-Street Noise, ex-Wild Horses
Vinny Appice Drums (1982-1989, 1992-1998)
See also: Martiria, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Heaven and Hell, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Erik Norlander, ex-Kill Devil Hill, ex-Minoru Niihara, ex-Power Project, ex-WWIII, ex-3 Legged Dogg, ex-Axis, ex-Circle of Tyrants, ex-Lynch Mob, ex-Dio Disciples (live)
Vivian Campbell Guitars (1982-1986)
See also: Def Leppard, ex-Hear 'n Aid, Vivian Campbell, ex-Sweet Savage, ex-Thin Lizzy, ex-Shadow King, ex-Whitesnake
Jake E. Lee Guitars (1982)
See also: The Mentors (live), Jake E. Lee's Red Dragon Cartel, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Sexist, ex-Badlands, ex-Enuff Z'Nuff, ex-Mickey Ratt, ex-Ratt, ex-Rough Cutt
Claude Schnell Keyboards (1983-1989)
See also: ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Mark Edwards, ex-Impellitteri, ex-Rough Cutt
Rowan Robertson Guitars (1988-1991)
See also: DC4, Bang Tango, ex-Freedom, ex-Dio Disciples (live)
Teddy Cook Bass (1989-1991)
See also: ex-Rondinelli, ex-Virgin Steele, ex-China Rain, ex-Great White
Jens Johansson Keyboards (1989-1991)
See also: Mastermind, Stratovarius, Russell Allen's Atomic Soul (live), ex-Johansson, ex-Jens Johansson, ex-The Johansson Brothers, ex-Silver Mountain, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Kotipelto (live)
Jeff Pilson Bass (1993-1994, 1996, 1997, 2004)
See also: T&N, ex-Hear 'n Aid, Cinema, Foreigner, Freakshow, Lynch Mob, ex-Dokken, ex-Minoru Niihara, ex-Power Project, ex-Flesh And Blood, ex-George Lynch, ex-Lynch-Pilson, ex-M.S.G, ex-Rock Justice, ex-Tooth and Nail, ex-War & Peace
Tracy G. Guitars (1993-1999)
See also: Eightball Cholos, Pain Savior, ex-The Warning, Tracy G, ex-Chris Heaven, ex-WWIII, ex-Driven, ex-Grijalva Brothers, ex-Love/Hate, ex-Rags, ex-Swift Kick, ex-Curly Fester and The Blues Quartet (live)
Jerry Best Bass (1995-1996)
See also: ex-Freak of Nature, ex-Lion, ex-Mansfield
Doug Aldrich Guitars (2002-2003)
See also: Burning Rain, ex-Lion, ex-Mansfield, Doug Aldrich, ex-Bad Moon Rising, ex-Brunette, ex-Hurricane, ex-Whitesnake, ex-Foreigner (live)
Past (Live)
Larry "Bones" Dennison Bass (1996-1997, 1998-1999)
See also: Country Bones, ex-Tony MacAlpine
James Kottak Drums (1997)
See also: Scorpions, Blaze Bayley (live), ex-Black Sheep, Kottak, Project Rock, The Foundry, ex-Ashba, ex-Buster Brown, ex-Kingdome Come, ex-McAuley Schenker Group, ex-Montrose, ex-Warrant, ex-Wild Horses, ex-Michael Lee Firkins (live)
Bob Daisley Bass (1998)
See also: Planet Alliance, Stream, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Rainbow, ex-Broken Glass, ex-Chicken Shack, ex-Gary Moore, ex-Kahvas Jute, ex-Living Loud, ex-Mecca, ex-Mungo Jerry, ex-Stan Webb Band, ex-Uriah Heep, ex-Widowmaker
Chuck Garric Bass (1999, 2000)
See also: Alice Cooper, ex-Eric Singer Project, ex-The Druts, ex-Turd, ex-L.A. Guns (live)
Doug Aldrich Guitars (2005)
See also: Burning Rain, ex-Lion, ex-Mansfield, Doug Aldrich, ex-Bad Moon Rising, ex-Brunette, ex-Hurricane, ex-Whitesnake, ex-Foreigner (live)
Ronnie James Dio Vocals, Keyboards (1982-2010)
(R.I.P. 2010) See also: ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Heaven and Hell, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Deep Purple (live), ex-Rainbow, ex-Elf, ex-Ronnie and the Redcaps, ex-Ronnie and the Rumblers, ex-Ronnie Dio and the Prophets, ex-The Electric Elves, ex-The Elves, ex-The Vegas Kings
Craig Goldy Guitars (1986-1988, 1999-2002, 2003-2010)
See also: Budgie (live), ex-Craig Goldy's Ritual, ex-Hear 'n Aid, Dio Disciples, ex-M.A.R.S., ex-Driver, ex-Giuffria, ex-Hard Luck, ex-Rough Cutt
Simon Wright Drums (1990-1991, 1998-2010)
See also: Hellion, ex-A-II-Z, ex-Aurora, ex-Tora Tora, ex-Queensrÿche, Big Noize, Dio Disciples, ex-Tytan, ex-Tim "Ripper" Owens (live), ex-AC/DC, ex-Rhino Bucket, ex-UFO
Scott Warren Keyboards (1993-2010)
See also: Joshua Perahia, Sledge Leather, ex-Heaven and Hell (live), ex-Type O Negative (live), Dio Disciples, ex-Keel, ex-Berlin, ex-Warrant (live)
Rudy Sarzo Bass (2004-2010)
See also: Dee Snider, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-M.A.R.S., ex-Queensrÿche, Animetal USA, Project Rock, TRED, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen (live), ex-Aleister Wild, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-Dio Disciples, ex-Dudes of Wrath, ex-Hardline, ex-Manic Eden, ex-Ratt, ex-Whitesnake
Jimmy Bain Bass, Keyboards (1982-1989, 1992-1993, 1999-2003)
See also: Sledge Leather, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Scorpions, ex-WWIII, ex-Rainbow, ex-Key, ex-Street Noise, ex-Wild Horses
Vinny Appice Drums (1982-1989, 1992-1998)
See also: Martiria, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Heaven and Hell, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Erik Norlander, ex-Kill Devil Hill, ex-Minoru Niihara, ex-Power Project, ex-WWIII, ex-3 Legged Dogg, ex-Axis, ex-Circle of Tyrants, ex-Lynch Mob, ex-Dio Disciples (live)
Vivian Campbell Guitars (1982-1986)
See also: Def Leppard, ex-Hear 'n Aid, Vivian Campbell, ex-Sweet Savage, ex-Thin Lizzy, ex-Shadow King, ex-Whitesnake
Jake E. Lee Guitars (1982)
See also: The Mentors (live), Jake E. Lee's Red Dragon Cartel, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Sexist, ex-Badlands, ex-Enuff Z'Nuff, ex-Mickey Ratt, ex-Ratt, ex-Rough Cutt
Claude Schnell Keyboards (1983-1989)
See also: ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Mark Edwards, ex-Impellitteri, ex-Rough Cutt
Rowan Robertson Guitars (1988-1991)
See also: DC4, Bang Tango, ex-Freedom, ex-Dio Disciples (live)
Teddy Cook Bass (1989-1991)
See also: ex-Rondinelli, ex-Virgin Steele, ex-China Rain, ex-Great White
Jens Johansson Keyboards (1989-1991)
See also: Mastermind, Stratovarius, Russell Allen's Atomic Soul (live), ex-Johansson, ex-Jens Johansson, ex-The Johansson Brothers, ex-Silver Mountain, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Kotipelto (live)
Jeff Pilson Bass (1993-1994, 1996, 1997, 2004)
See also: T&N, ex-Hear 'n Aid, Cinema, Foreigner, Freakshow, Lynch Mob, ex-Dokken, ex-Minoru Niihara, ex-Power Project, ex-Flesh And Blood, ex-George Lynch, ex-Lynch-Pilson, ex-M.S.G, ex-Rock Justice, ex-Tooth and Nail, ex-War & Peace
Tracy G. Guitars (1993-1999)
See also: Eightball Cholos, Pain Savior, ex-The Warning, Tracy G, ex-Chris Heaven, ex-WWIII, ex-Driven, ex-Grijalva Brothers, ex-Love/Hate, ex-Rags, ex-Swift Kick, ex-Curly Fester and The Blues Quartet (live)
Jerry Best Bass (1995-1996)
See also: ex-Freak of Nature, ex-Lion, ex-Mansfield
Doug Aldrich Guitars (2002-2003)
See also: Burning Rain, ex-Lion, ex-Mansfield, Doug Aldrich, ex-Bad Moon Rising, ex-Brunette, ex-Hurricane, ex-Whitesnake, ex-Foreigner (live)
Past
Larry "Bones" Dennison Bass (1996-1997, 1998-1999)
See also: Country Bones, ex-Tony MacAlpine
James Kottak Drums (1997)
See also: Scorpions, Blaze Bayley (live), ex-Black Sheep, Kottak, Project Rock, The Foundry, ex-Ashba, ex-Buster Brown, ex-Kingdome Come, ex-McAuley Schenker Group, ex-Montrose, ex-Warrant, ex-Wild Horses, ex-Michael Lee Firkins (live)
Bob Daisley Bass (1998)
See also: Planet Alliance, Stream, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Rainbow, ex-Broken Glass, ex-Chicken Shack, ex-Gary Moore, ex-Kahvas Jute, ex-Living Loud, ex-Mecca, ex-Mungo Jerry, ex-Stan Webb Band, ex-Uriah Heep, ex-Widowmaker
Chuck Garric Bass (1999, 2000)
See also: Alice Cooper, ex-Eric Singer Project, ex-The Druts, ex-Turd, ex-L.A. Guns (live)
Doug Aldrich Guitars (2005)
See also: Burning Rain, ex-Lion, ex-Mansfield, Doug Aldrich, ex-Bad Moon Rising, ex-Brunette, ex-Hurricane, ex-Whitesnake, ex-Foreigner (live)
Added by: RhapsodyRules Modified by: gothic_metal
Added on: 2002-07-18 00:12:37 Last modified on: 2014-08-13 17:56:28
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