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DIO THE STUDIO ALBUMS: 1996-2004 

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LIMITED EDITION DELUXE 5LP+7″LP & 4CD BOX SETS featuring DIO‘s final 4 studio albums: Angry Machines, Magica, Killing the Dragon, and Master of the Moon

DIO Documentary Dreamers Never Die also to be released on Blu-Ray and DVD on September 29, 2023

BMG and Niji Entertainment Group Inc. have partnered to issue Limited Edition Deluxe CD & LP box sets of Ronnie James Dio‘s final 4 studio albums on September 22, 2023. Titled The Studio Albums: 1996-2004, the set will include Angry Machines (1996), Magica (2000), Killing the Dragon (2002), and Master of the Moon (2004).

The LP Set is housed in a sideloading box with newly created art on five 180g color LP‘s (Angry Machines on Halloween Orange w/ Black Marble LP, Killing the Dragon on transparent yellow w/black marble LP, Master of the Moon on electric blue w/milky clear marble LP & Magica on transparent blood red & black smoke 2LP plus the rare single “Electra” on a cobalt blue 7″.

Wendy Dio says, “I am very excited to be working with BMG, a label that still has a passion for rock music. They will be making the complete DIO catalogue available again with some interesting surprises.

Angry Machines 

Originally released in 1996 and featuring the line-up of Ronnie James Dio (Vocals), Tracy G (Guitars), Jeff Pilson (Bass), Vinny Appice (Drums) and Scott Warren (Keyboards).

CD & LP Tracklist

Institutional Man
Don’t Tell The Kids
Black
Hunter Of The Heart
Stay Out Of My Mind
Big Sister
Double Monday
Golden Rules
Dying In America
This Is Your Life

Magica

Originally released in 2000 and featuring the line-up of Ronnie James Dio (Vocals), Craig Goldy (Guitars), Jimmy Bain (Bass), and Simon Wright (Drums), the 2-LP set includes a bonus 7″ of studio track “Electra”

CD & LP Tracklist

Discovery
Magica Theme
Lord Of The Last Day
Fever Dreams
Turn To Stone
Feed My Head
Eriel
Chalis
As Long As It’s Not About Love
Losing My Insanity
Otherworld
Magica (Reprise)
Lord Of the Last Day (Reprise)

Killing The Dragon 

Originally released in 2002 and featuring the line-up of Ronnie James Dio (Vocals), Doug Aldrich (Guitars), Jimmy Bain (Bass), and Simon Wright (Drums).

CD & LP Tracklist

Killing The Dragon
Along Comes A Spider
Scream
Better In The Dark
Rock and Roll
Push
Guilty
Throw Away Children
Before The Fall
Cold Feet

Master Of The Moon 

Originally released in 2004, Master of the Moon was the final studio album under the DIO band name and featured the line-up of Ronnie James Dio (Vocals), Craig Goldy (Guitar), Jeff Pilson (Bass), & Simon Wright (Drums).

Disc 1 & LP Tracklist

One More For The Road
Master Of The Moon
The End Of The World
Shivers
The Man Who Would Be King
The Eyes
Living The Lie
I Am
Death By Love
In Dreams

“DIO: DREAMERS NEVER DIE” DOCUMENTARY ALSO AVAILABLE ON SEPTEMBER 29TH
The definitive documentary on legendary metal icon Ronnie James Dio,  “DIO: Dreamers Never Die” will be released on September 29 and is available for preorder on DVD, Blu-ray+4K, and DVD+Blu-ray Deluxe Edition (including Dio: Dreamers Never Die merchandise exclusive to this package). The film and other exclusive merchandise can be preordered at https://shop.bandwear.com/collections/dio-shop
 
Dio’s story transcends the standard rock documentary. Beautifully highlighting both his powerful voice and his gentle heart, “DIO: Dreamers Never Die” delves deep into the singer‘s incredible rise from ‘50s doo-wop crooner to his early rock days in Ritchie Blackmore‘s RAINBOW, replacing Ozzy Osbourne in BLACK SABBATH, and finally cementing his rock star status with DIO.

The first documentary to be authorized by the artist‘s estate, the film incorporates never-before-seen footage and personal photos from Dio‘s archives as well as offering intimate scenes with his closest peers, family, and friends, including Wendy Dio, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward, Vinny Appice, Lita Ford, Rob Halford, Sebastian Bach, Eddie Trunk and Jack Black, as they bring viewers inside the life of one of rock and roll‘s true heroes.
 
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