Jimmy Bain

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Birthday
19, 1947
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jan 23, 2016 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1947
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jan 23, 2016 (68)

About

Bassist best known as a member of the old-school metal bands Dio and Rainbow. He co-wrote 80's metal classics like "Holy Diver" with Dio.

Before Fame

He began his professional career as the bassist for the band Street Noise in the early 70's.

Trivia

He is the founder of Hear 'n Aid, an organization which aims to help those suffering from hunger.

Family Life

His parents and brothers moved to Canada when he was a teenager.

Associated With

His bands Rainbow and Dio were both fronted by the late metal singing legend Ronnie James Dio.