Slash remembers Ronnie James Dio on birthday

Slash remembers Ronnie James Dio on birthday

Slash has paid tribute to his late friend Ronnie James Dio. Photo: WENN

Slash has paid tribute to his late friend Ronnie James Dio on what would have been the star’s 71st birthday.

The former Black Sabbath frontman lost his battle with stomach cancer in 2010, and his pal took to his page late on Wednesday to post a message in honor of Dio’s special day.

Slash writes, “Today would have been Ronnie James Dio’s birthday. RIP RJD. Your music & memory will live on for eternity.”

Nikki Sixx and rock duo Tenacious D also posted messages on Twitter to remember Dio on Wednesday.

Recent Headlines

in Weird

Texas police arrest man in ‘Cookie Monster’ robberies


Houston-area police have arrested a man dubbed the "Cookie Monster" robber who is suspected in holdups at more than 30 fast-food restaurants, often demanding that a cookie be handed over along with the cash.

in Music

Foo Fighters dedicate free album to Paris victims


The band has been teasing a new release with a countdown on their official website over the last few weeks, and they have finally unveiled a collection of five songs, titled "Saint Cecilia."

in Viral Videos

Kid battles through hiccups to rock national anthem


Young Ethan battled through the hiccups to perform perhaps the greatest rendition of the Australian national anthem ever.

in Music

Five Finger Death Punch cancel concert over terror threat


The rockers canceled their concert in Italy following reports the gig was a potential target for a terror attack.