Dio Refused To Call Off Last Concert Despite Agonizing Pain
Dio didn't know he was suffering from the cancer which would eventually kill him, and didn't know it would be his final appearance on stage – but he knew he was in agony. Yet it didn't stop him going on to play a full concert.
"I'll always remember he came out for the very last gig. We said, 'Look, Ronnie, if you're that ill we'll just blow the gig.' And he said, 'No, I'm not gonna blow the gig.' He made himself go on.
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