Metal legend Ronnie James Dio dead at 67

Frontman Ronnie James Dio of British heavy metal group "Heaven and Hell" performs on stage during the 41th Montreux Jazz Festival at the Stravinski hall in Montreux, Switzerland, Saturday, July 7, 2007. He died on May 16, 2010 after succumbing to stomach cancer. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sandro Campardo)

May 16, 2010 2:03:34 PM PDT
Ronnie James Dio, whose soaring vocals, poetic lyrics and mythic tales of a never-ending struggle between good and evil broke new ground in heavy metal, died Sunday, according to a statement from his wife and manager. He was 67.