Deluxe Newly Remastered Editions of Dio‘s Four Studio Albums from 1996-2004.
Limited Edition 1st run of vinyl features lenticular LP-sized album art print.
Long out of print on CD.
2CD and Streaming/Digital versions feature rare and unreleased bonus tracks.
BMG and Niji Entertainment Group Inc. have partnered to reissue Dio‘s 1996-2004 studio albums: Angry Machines (1996), Magica (2000), Killing the Dragon (2002), and Master of the Moon (2004). These newly remastered versions feature rare and never before released live and studio bonus tracks. Remastered by longtime Dio collaborator Wyn Davis with updated artwork from frequent Dio designer Marc Sasso.
Long out of print on vinyl, the 180-gram black vinyl includes the original tracklistings and is available as a Limited Edition 1st run with and LP-sized Lenticular album art print. As a special bonus, the Magica 2-LP also contains a 7″ single featuring “Electra,” the only known completed track from the planned Magica 2 album.
The CD versions of each album have also been long out of print globally. These newly remastered deluxe versions are showcased in mediabook packaging along with a second disc featuring rare and unleased bonus material. In addition to rare studio tracks “Electra” (included on Magica) and “Prisoner of Paradise” (included on Master of the Moon), each bonus disc includes a selection of both rare or never before released live tracks from the accompanying tour for each studio release.
All bonus tracks are also available on the streaming/digital versions. Check the links below to hear rare live tracks from across Dio‘s legendary career: “Man On The Silver Mountain” – Recorded Live on the Angry Machines Tour / “Lord Of the Last Day” – Recorded Live on The Magica Tour / “Holy Diver” – Recorded Live on the Killing the Dragon Tour / “Heaven and Hell” – Recorded Live on the Master of The Moon Tour
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), the CD/digital version features 12 bonus tracks recorded live on the Angry Machines tour in 1997.
Disc 1 & LP Tracklist: 01. Institutional Man 02. Don’t Tell The Kids 03. Black 04. Hunter Of The Heart 05. Stay Out Of My Mind 06. Big Sister 07. Double Monday 08. Golden Rules 09. Dying In America 10. This Is Your Life
Disc 2 – BONUS / LIVE on Angry Machines Tour 1997: 01. Jesus Mary and The Holy Ghost – Straight Through The Heart 02. Don’t Talk To Strangers 03. Double Monday 04. Hunter Of The Heart 05. Holy Diver 06. Heaven and Hell 07. Long Live Rock and Roll 08. Man On The Silver Mountain 09. Rainbow In The Dark 10. The Last In Line 11. The Mob Rules 12. We Rock
*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” and the CD/digital version features 10 never released before Magica tracks performed on tour in 2001.
Disc 1 & LP 1 Tracklist (LP 2 includes Magica Story + bonus 7″): 01. Discovery 02. Magica Theme 03. Lord Of The Last Day 04. Fever Dreams 05. Turn To Stone 06. Feed My Head 07. Eriel 08. Chalis 09. As Long As It’s Not About Love 10. Losing My Insanity 11. Otherworld 12. Magica (Reprise) 13. Lord Of the Last Day (Reprise)
Disc 2 – BONUS / Live on Magica Tour 2001: 01. Discovery 02. Magica 03. Lord Of The Last Day 04. Fever Dreams 05. Eriel 06. Chalis 07. Losing My Insanity 08. Otherworld 09. Electra – Studio Track 10. Magica Story – Studio/Spoken Word 18:26
*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), the CD/digital version includes six tracks recorded live on the Killing The Dragon tour in 2002/2003.
Disc 1 & LP Tracklist: 01. Killing The Dragon 02. Along Comes A Spider 03. Scream 04. Better In The Dark 05. Rock and Roll 06. Push 07. Guilty 08. Throw Away Children 09. Before The Fall 10. Cold Feet
Disc 2 – BONUS / LIVE on Killing The Dragon Tour 2002/2003: 01. Holy Diver 02. Heaven and Hell 03. Rock and Roll 04. I Speed At Night 05. Killing The Dragon 06. Stand Up And Shout
*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). The CD/digital version includes five bonus tracks recorded live on the Master of ohe Moon tour in 2004/2005.
Disc 1 & LP Tracklist: 01. One More For The Road 02. Master Of The Moon 03. The End Of The World 04. Shivers 05. The Man Who Would Be King 06. The Eyes 07. Living The Lie 08. I Am 09. Death By Love 10. In Dreams
Disc 2 – Bonus / Live on Master Of The Moon Tour 2004/2005: 01. Heaven and Hell 02. Rainbow In The Dark 03. Rock and Roll Children 04. The Eyes 05. Prisoner Of Paradise – Studio Track