Category: RONNIE DIO

ROCK CANDY MAGAZINE – Issue 11

In the style of the essay included into each CD booklet about the band in question, ROCK CANDY MAGAZINE is a bi-monthly, 100-page Rock publication produced and managed by a bunch of specialized British Rock journalists with decades of experience in music and mags, writing for legendary publications including Kerrang!, Metal Hammer and Raw. Simply put, in each issue there’s...

DIO – Live Philadelphia ’84 [Japan release only / Remastered] (2019) *EXCLUSIVE*

Japanese specialized label “Alive The Live” is doing a very nice job making available on CD for the first time recordings from major acts originally aired by the legendary King Biscuit Flower Hour FM Radioshow. “DIO – Live Philadelphia ’84” captures Ronnie at his peak and with it’s considered his best band; Vivian Campbell on guitars, Jimmy Bain on bass,...

DIO – A Decade of Dio 1983-1993 [6CD Boxset Remastered]

As requested, here’s in full form “A Decade of DIO 1983-1993” is a fantastic 6CD Boxset released by Rhino / Warner that brings together the group’s first six studio albums, each one featuring newly remastered sound. There has been already recent remasters of these essential albums, deluxe editions with extra material, SHM-CD, etc, but believe me, this “A Decade of...

DREAM CHILD – Until Death Do We Meet Again [Japan Edition +1] (2018)

DREAM CHILD, the new super-group made up of former members of Ozzy Osbourne’s band, AC/DC and Dio, got ready their debut album “Until Death Do We Meet Again”, to be released on Sept. 14 via Frontiers Music. The Japanese Edition of the CD is out tomorrow, including as bonus a non-album track. Indeed a ‘Dream’ Team, DREAM CHILD features guitarists...

DIO – On Wings Of Fire (2017) exclusive

This release somehow slipped under our radar – and seems for all out there – and truly deserve a space here. “On Wings Of Fire” documents one of the very early DIO shows ever, recorded in the October of 1983 just three months after their first live performance. On this tour of course the band played with a lot of...

HEAR ‘n AID – Stars [Japan Only CD pressing] Out Of Print

Here’s another special request; HEAR ‘n AID “Stars”, the ’80s metal all-star benefit album. Unbelievable, but the record never was reissued / remastered nor even released on CD yet. The only existing official CD press of HEAR ‘n AID is this Japanese release from 1994, of course out of print and with used copies fetching over U$D 250 at eBay....

DIO – A Decade of Dio 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Holy Diver remastered 2016

DIO – A Decade of Dio 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Holy Diver remastered 2016

“A Decade of DIO 1983-1993” is a fantastic 6CD Boxset released by Rhino / Warner that brings together the group’s first six studio albums, each one featuring newly remastered sound 2016. There has been already recent remasters on these essential albums, deluxe editions with extra material, SHM-CD, etc, but believe me, this “A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 Boxset” is the...

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Sacred Heart remastered 2016

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Sacred Heart remastered 2016

“A Decade of DIO 1983-1993” is a fantastic 6CD Boxset released by Rhino / Warner that brings together the group’s first six studio albums, each one featuring newly remastered sound 2016. There has been already recent remasters on these essential albums, deluxe editions with extra material, SHM-CD, etc, but believe me, this “A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 Boxset” is the...

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – The Last In Line remastered 2016

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – The Last In Line remastered 2016

“A Decade of DIO 1983-1993” is a fantastic 6CD Boxset released by Rhino / Warner that brings together the group’s first six studio albums, each one featuring newly remastered sound 2016. There has been already recent remasters on these essential albums, deluxe editions with extra material, SHM-CD, etc, but believe me, this “A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 Boxset” is the...

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Dream Evil remastered 2016

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Dream Evil remastered 2016

“A Decade of DIO 1983-1993” is a fantastic 6CD Boxset released by Rhino / Warner that brings together the group’s first six studio albums, each one featuring newly remastered sound 2016. There has been already recent remasters on these essential albums, deluxe editions with extra material, SHM-CD, etc, but believe me, this “A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 Boxset” is the...

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Lock Up The Wolves remastered 2016

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Lock Up The Wolves remastered 2016

“A Decade of DIO 1983-1993” is a fantastic 6CD Boxset released by Rhino / Warner that brings together the group’s first six studio albums, each one featuring newly remastered sound 2016. There has been already recent remasters on these essential albums, deluxe editions with extra material, SHM-CD, etc, but believe me, this “A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 Boxset” is the...

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Strange Highways remastered 2016

DIO – A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 6CD Boxset – Strange Highways remastered 2016

“A Decade of DIO 1983-1993” is a fantastic 6CD Boxset released by Rhino / Warner that brings together the group’s first six studio albums, each one featuring newly remastered sound 2016. There has been already recent remasters on these essential albums, deluxe editions with extra material, SHM-CD, etc, but believe me, this “A Decade of DIO 1983-1993 Boxset” is the...

RAINBOW – Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll [Deluxe Edition Japan SHM-CD] Out Of Print

RAINBOW – Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll [Deluxe Edition Japan SHM-CD] Out Of Print

“Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll” is one of the greatest hard rock albums ever released by a British band. This classic was the final Ronnie James Dio-fronted recording by RAINBOW, and truly deserved a Deluxe Edition with extra material. This Japanese Edition on SHM-CD sounds fantastic, and as it was requested by one of you and used copies are above...

DIO – The Last In Line [Japan remastered SHM-CD] [LTD Deluxe Edition]

Yesterday, May 16, six years have passed since the great, irreplaceable Ronnie James DIO left us. This remastered, Japanese Limited Deluxe Edition on SHM-CD of one of Dio’s most acclaimed works, “The Last In Line“, it’s the homage from this blog to the tremendous vocalist & musician. Energized by the huge success of the brilliant debut Holy Diver, the band...

DIO – Finding The Sacred Heart ; Live In Philly 1986

To celebrate the career of legendary metal singer Ronnie James DIO – hard to believe, yesterday, May 16, has been 6 years since his passing – Eagle Rock Records released the full show at ‘The Spectrum’ in Philadelphia, recorded during the second leg of the ‘Sacred Heart tour’, entitled “Finding The Sacred Heart ; Live In Philly 86“.Originally issued in...