Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.
Did you know that the band Dio's name stands for the Italian word for god? Dio sure was a metal god alright. R.I.P
Dio was the band name - gemcloben
Do is a band name. - DynastiSugarPop
Dio is the Italian word for God. Dio was a metal god. R.I.P. - Metal_Treasure
The Voice - John Farnham
He earned the nickname 'The Voice' for a reason. I have to admit his vocal skills are really amazing.
Song: You're The Voice - Metal_Treasure
Tim 'Ripper' Owens
Timothy S. "Ripper" Owens is an American heavy metal singer who first gained attention as the lead singer of Judas Priest, and then Iced Earth. He took the nickname "Ripper" from the Judas Priest song "The Ripper" during his time in the tribute band "British Steel". He currently performs with Beyond ...read more.
A great nickname, I love it. It's taken from the Judas Priest song "The Ripper". - Metal_Treasure
"Weird Al" Yankovic
Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.
Alfred Matthew Yankovic is one of my favorite music artists who always puts a smile on my face and makes my day. - Metal_Treasure
Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth
Robert Ellsworth, mainly known as Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, is the lead vocalist of New Jersey thrash metal band Overkill.
Awesome nickname, how we forgot this guy. - Metal_Treasure
Slash - Guns N' Roses
Lemmy - Motorhead
Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead. He was a bassist and a singer known for his raspy voice. He died in 2015 from cancer and other health problems.
R.I.P. Lemmy! You will never be forgotten. - Metal_Treasure
Freddie Mercury - Queen
Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave ...read more.
Philthy Animal - Motorhead
Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor - Metal_Treasure
Very sad - he died yesterday, Nov 11, 2015, at 61. R.I.P. - Metal_Treasure
Kim Bendix Petersen, better known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish heavy metal musician. He is known for his extensive vocal range, usually sung in falsetto. King Diamond was originally known as the vocalist for Mercyful Fate, but has become notorious for his horror themed Concept albums ...read more.
Nobody really knows how he got the name (even he himself doesn't remember where he got it from).
Dimebag Darrell, Diamond Darrell - Pantera
Born Darrell Lance Abbott - Metal_Treasure
Richard Starkey known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.
Brian Patrick Carroll, known professionally as Buckethead, is an American guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who has worked within many genres of music.
Buckethead is a good stage name,but I wonder why he would wear bucket,he is more than 6'3 (1.92),wonder how much tall he would be with bucket on his head,maybe 6'8 or more - zxm
Bono - U2
What other nickname is so easily and readily associated with its band than Bono - U2?
Slowhand - Eric Clapton
James Newell Osterberg, Jr., known professionally as Iggy Pop, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
James Newell Osterberg, Jr. - Metal_Treasure
Flea - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Michael Peter Balzary (born October 16, 1962), better known by his stage name Flea, is an Australian-born American musician, best known as the bassist, a co-founding member, and one of the composers of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers with whom he was inducted in 2012 into the Rock and Roll Hall ...read more.
Yusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham!.
R.I.P. He passed away 10 days ago, Dec 25, 2016. - Metal_Treasure
The Chairman of The Board - Frank Sinatra
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta - Metal_Treasure
Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.
Michael Lee Aday, better known by his stage name Meat Loaf, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. He is noted for his powerful, wide-ranging operatic voice and theatrical live shows.