Germany's SPV/Steamhammer Records has released the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio
(DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW):
"It is with deepest sadness that we mourn the loss of a true legend, an amazing man, and one of the best rock/metal voices ever. The entire staff at SPV offers our deepest condolences to Ronnie James Dio's friends and family. He was truly one the best artists we ever had the pleasure of working with, and the memories that we have of him and his music will live on in our hearts forever."