Ronnie James Dio dead at the age of 67, passed away peacefully this morning of cancer. His heartbroken wife Wendy by his side, thanked everyone for their love and support.

Fans and fellow rockstars saddened by his passing, took to Twitter, to tweet their love and last respects for the legendary Black Sabbath singer.

Ritchie Blackmore commented on Twitter, “Had A Unique And Wonderful Voice.”

Ozzy Osbourne commented on Twitter, “Rest in Peace Ronnie…”

Slash commented on Twitter, “Ronnie died at 7:45am this morning, but his music will live for eternity…”

Sebastian Bach commented on Twitter, “Crying Right Now In Remembrance Of My Hero And Friend.”

Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins commented on Twitter, “Ronnie was a true gentleman, and obviously one of the best rock singers there will ever be. What a sad loss. … I only got to meet him once and I can honestly say he was the nicest person I have ever met in music.”

Tom Morello commented on Twitter, Rip Ronnie James Di”o. One of rock’s greatest singers. Cranking Mob Rules in his memory. Thanks Ronnie for rocking me like crazy.”

KISS commented on Twitter: “We Mourn The Tragic Passing Of The Great RONNIE JAMES DIO.”

Headed for the big rock stage in the sky. May Ronnie James rest in peace.

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