Monday, March 29, 2010

VIDEO: Ronnie James Dio talks cancer fight at Houston's M.D. Anderson


I told you in February how rocker Ronnie James Dio (Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio) is in Houston fighting stomach cancer at M.D. Anderson. Now 39 KIAH landed an exclusive interview with the heavy metal singer on a recent cancer therapy in Houston. Dio says he will fight the cancer and win:

Getting on with life means flying in from Los Angeles, five hours of chemotherapy, then flying back home. Sometimes band members, like bass player Geezer Butler, come for support.

Wendy Dio is always with him. The treatment seems to be working, Wendy Dio said the tumor is getting smaller, all of this in a man with a very big voice who expects to go back on tour soon.

"The fans have been incredible, it proves to me that I've done something right with my life," said Dio. READ FULL STORY

I wrote earlier this year when assignments manager Joe Segura showed up at 39 KIAH, you'd see some exclusives. This is the only video or interview anywhere I know of with Dio after his diagnosis.

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