Ronnie James Dio
Birth Name Ronald James Padavona
Born July 10, 1942
Instrument Vocals
Ronnie James Dio (1942-2010) was a lead singer of Black Sabbath.

When he first joined Black Sabbath, he replaced Ozzy Osbourne.

He was previously a member of several other bands, including Elf and Rainbow.

After his first period in Black Sabbath, he was the lead singer of Dio.

He later rejoined Black Sabbath.


With Ronnie & The Red Caps

With Ronnie Dio & The Prophets

With The Electric Elves

  • Hey, Look Me Over (single)

With The Elves

With Elf

With Rainbow

Studio Albums

Live Albums

With Black Sabbath

Studio Albums

Live Albums

Compilation Albums

With Dio

Studio Albums

Live Albums


With Heaven and Hell

Studio Albums

  • The Devil You Know (2009)

Live Albums

  • Live from Radio City Music Hall (2007)
  • Neon Nights: 30 Years of Heaven and Hell (2010)
Black Sabbath lead singers
Ozzy Osbourne, Dave Walker, Ronnie James Dio, Ian Gillan, David Donato, Glenn Hughes, Ray Gillen, Tony Martin, Rob Halford