At this point Padavona began singing replacing DeWolfe. It may also be noted that Bill was not very happy with Ronnie's singing style and temperament (evidence of this divisiveness can be found in the Tony Iommi autobiography Iron Man).
Ronnie James Dio has sold over 47 million copies of albums with all of the bands he has worked in. Ronald James Padavona (July 10 1942 – May 16 2010) better known as Ronnie James Dio was an American rock and heavy metal vocalist and songwriter. One of the last songs he recorded was titled "Metal Will Never Die".