Remembering the Artists
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January 24, 2016

Jimmy Bain, bass guitarist for Dio and Rainbow dies at age 68

Jimmy Bain of Rainbow and Dio in 1985
 Jimmy Bain, who played bass for Rainbow, Dio, and – most recently – Last in Line, has died. Vivian Campbell, bandmate to Bain in Dio and Last in Line (and guitarist for Def Leppard), shared the sad news on Facebook on Sunday, Jan. 24, though Bain’s cause of death has not been confirmed. Bain was 68.

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