Black Rainbow (Tribute To Ronnie James Dio) is based out of Minneapolis, Mn and was formed in August 2010. The main focus is to hit the crowd up with a killer Tribute to Ronnie James Dio … and they did! Performing a great collection of Ronnie James Dio’s Hits from Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Dio, Heaven & Hell, and Elf! In honor of RJD, Black Rainbow will surprise you at each show with a different set list and may even throw in a Fire Act. Ronald James Padavona (July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010), RJD is credited with popularizing the “metal horns” hand gesture in metal culture and was known for his medieval-themed lyrics.