Wednesday, 19 May 2010

MY FAVOURITE GUYS: RONNIE JAMES DIO IS RONNIE JAMES DEAD

Sad news, Ronnie James Dio died of stomach cancer a few days ago.







4 comments:

The Thick Repeater said...

I saw dio one time in the flesh.

he was leaning against his tour bus arguing over money.

I thought "hey it's ronnie dio." then carried on walking

CUPCAKE 2000 said...

I can fully imagine RJD having a bit of a tiff over payment. Rock on.

Good story. I want more anecdotal detail though please...

The Thick Repeater said...

It was in Norwich, circa 2005.

I think my friend simon was there.

dio was wearing jeans and a t-shirt with the arms cut off.

his tourbus was huge, and was the main reason I looked up at and noticed RJD. It also said DIO on the side, in letters the size of a man, which helped give me a clue.

In the same stay in norwich I also met a member of motorhead. I was very drunk and leaned over to what I thought was a normal man, and enquiring about his dress, said "Who do you think you are? Lemmy?" He very politely told me that Lemmy had gone to the toilet and he was just the drummer from motorhead. He told me it happened all the time and he didn't mind.

Another mundane rock anecdote for you cupcake.

CUPCAKE 2000 said...

That's more like it.

Thank you TTR!

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