Guitarist who played with the rock band Dio, as well as Guiffria and his eponymous Craig Goldy's Ritual.
He was in the Los Angeles-based heavy metal band Rough Cutt.
Three of Dio's albums featured Goldy's signature shreds: Intermission in 1986, Dream Evil in 1987, and Magica in 2000.
He grew up in La Mesa, California.
After Dio, Goldy toured with David Lee Roth.