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Scott Warren (born November 3, 1962) is an American musician known for being the latest keyboardist for heavy metal band Dio[1] and Heaven & Hell.

Scott Warren
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Warren performing in 2012
Background information
Born (1962-11-03) November 3, 1962 (age 56)
Chicago, Illinois
GenresHeavy metal, hard rock
InstrumentsKeyboards, piano, harmonica, guitar, vocals
Associated actsDio
Heaven & Hell
Black Sabbath

Scott is a self taught keysman, he began playing at age 6. Later he was trained professionally at Dick Grove School of Music.[2]

Scott Warren was a member of the groups Warrant, Keel and Berlin.

Today Scott Warren is part of Dio Disciples, which includes surviving members of the final line-up of Dio, along with former Lynch Mob vocalist Oni Logan. He also plays in the band Hellion, alongside fellow Dio Disciples member Simon Wright.


Scott joined Dio to play keyboards on the Strange Highways release in 1994. Warren stayed in the band until Dio's death in 2010 from stomach cancer; he was the second longest-standing member of the band behind Dio himself. His most notable work with the band would have to include his keyboard solo on the 2002 Killing the Dragon album on a track titled "Before The Fall." After Ronnie's death he wrote

"How can I express what 17 years next to Ronnie now means to me? He has led me on an incredible journey. I have been blessed by his presence, and his voice. He was my surrogate father, my brother, my friend, my teacher AND my loyal advocate. Our fearless leader. He never let us down. He was never not out to prove it. Because he 'WAS' it. Just a class act. Life without him will never be the same. Yet it is not because of these things, that I know He IS in Heaven. But that's another story.

I will miss you, my dear friend.

"RJD RIP"[3]

Scott also filled in on keyboards for Josh Silver in the band Type O Negative on their last tour.


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  3. ^ "DIO/HEAVEN & HELL Keyboardist: RONNIE 'Was My Surrogate Father, My Brother, My Friend'".