Posted in music on July 10, 2009

Dios and Dio

" [Dios member] Morales says that, even after the [2004] letter, he was still opposed to changing the band name [from Dios to something else], but went with Dios (Malos) after a long, arduous process in which Dio's lawyers shot down many proposed alternatives. "I thought we should've used the silliness of the whole thing to get our name out more, maybe not even change the name at all and let him sue us," says Morales. "It would've been hilarious and would've been a good story. But there were too many [wimps] in Camp Dios at the time, so no one wanted to go to war with me."

With a new record label, Buddyhead, supporting them, Dios is back to their original one-word name, boldly announced in the title of their new album, 'We Are Dios,' which drops in late July." [Spinner]

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Comments (11)

i heart buddyhead

Posted by Anonymous | July 10, 2009 12:28 PM

The fat guy in the band needs to pull up his pants.

Posted by Anonymous | July 10, 2009 12:29 PM

happy birthday Ronnie James Dio

you are a rainbow in the dark.

Posted by Anonymous | July 10, 2009 12:49 PM

who cares?

Posted by Anonymous | July 10, 2009 1:29 PM

Great Band! Fuck RJD!

Posted by Anonymous | July 10, 2009 2:15 PM

Anyone who says anything bad about Dio can bite me.

The man is a legend and probably immortal! Happy Birthday Ronnie James Dio! Look forward to listening to Dio for many years to come!

Then maybe he'll retire and write novels! :D
I'd buy them all!

Posted by lana | July 10, 2009 7:19 PM

Vaya con DIO!!!!!!

Posted by \m/ | July 12, 2009 12:00 AM

that's like trying to name your band black sabbiths and then getting mad when tony iommi issues a cease and desist.

Posted by :: smo :: | July 12, 2009 11:50 AM

hey schmo, dios is the spanish word for god. they werent trying to pluralize dio fucktard. south bay represent!

Posted by chick hearn | July 16, 2009 3:21 PM

Ronnie James Dio is a legend! And he's still rocking out in his 60s!

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 11:35 PM

I love DIOS! Thank you for this!

Posted by johnny | September 18, 2009 10:32 AM

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