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Dio (Band) Albums: Holy Diver, Killing the Dragon, Sacred Heart, Master of the Moon, the Last in Line, Diamonds - The Best of Dio, Dream Books LLC

Dio (Band) Albums: Holy Diver, Killing the Dragon, Sacred Heart, Master of the Moon, the Last in Line, Diamonds - The Best of Dio, Dream

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Published October 25th 2010
ISBN : 9781156015940
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66 pages
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Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Chapters: Holy Diver, Killing the Dragon, Sacred Heart, Master of the Moon, the Last in Line, Diamonds - the Best of Dio, Dream Evil, Intermission, Strange Highways, Lock up the Wolves, Magica, the VeryMoreCommentary (music and lyrics not included). Chapters: Holy Diver, Killing the Dragon, Sacred Heart, Master of the Moon, the Last in Line, Diamonds - the Best of Dio, Dream Evil, Intermission, Strange Highways, Lock up the Wolves, Magica, the Very Beast of Dio, Angry Machines, Inferno: Last in Live, Holy Diver - Live, Evil or Divine - Live in New York City, the Dio E.p.. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 50. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Holy Diver - Released on May 25, 1983, the album has been hailed by critics as Dios best work and a classic staple in the heavy metal genre. The album was eventually certified Gold in the US on September 12, 1984 and Platinum on March 21, 1989. In the UK, it attained Silver certification (60,000 units sold) by the British Phonographic Industry, achieving this in January 1986, at the same time as The Last in Line. The original vinyl release had a photo-montage LP-liner, with images from both Rainbow and Black Sabbath days. The album was remastered and re-released by Rock Candy Records in 2005. The only notable addition to the original album is an audio interview with Ronnie James Dio. Tracks 10-19 on the 2005 edition are Dios answers to various questions about the album. The questions are not posed during the interview itself, but can be found inside the CDs booklet instead. The B-sides to the singles, most of them live, remain generally unavailable on CD. Some were included in a limited-edition Japanese CD box set. The cover was controversial, featuring a devil killing a cleric. Dio was quick to argue that appearances are misleading, that it could just as easily be a priest killing a devil, wanting people not to judge a book by its cover. The demon-like monster is the bands mascot known as Murray and is featured on several other Dio albums as w...http: //booksllc.net/?id=912703