Ronnie James Dio Diagnosed with Stomach Cancer

Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Dio, Heaven And Hell and Elf singer Ronnie James Dio has been diagnosed with stomach cancer, according to his wife Wendy on Dio’s official website. She writes:

“Ronnie has been diagnosed with the early stages of stomach cancer. We are starting treatment immediately at the Mayo Clinic. After he kills this dragon, Ronnie will be back on stage, where he belongs, doing what he loves best, performing for his fans.

Thanks to all the friends and fans around the world that have sent well wishes. This has really helped to keep his spirit up.

Long Live Rock and Roll, Long Live Ronnie James Dio”

The Aquarian wishes the metal god a speedy recovery.