Ronnie James Dio‘s remaining 4 albums – Offended Machines (1996), Magica (2000), Killing the Dragon (2002), and Grasp of the Moon (2004) – are getting reissued as vinyl and CD field units. The set is dubbed Studio Albums: 1996-2004, with the vinyl model additionally together with the only “Electra” as a 7″. The field set is out September 29 and is available for pre-order here.
“I’m very excited to be working with BMG, a label that also has a ardour for rock music,” stated Wendy Dio. “They are going to be making the entire DIO catalogue obtainable once more with some fascinating surprises.”
Additionally out on September 29 is the upcoming Dio documentary, Dio: Dreamers By no means Die. All configurations of the movie will embrace a 20-minute choice of deleted and prolonged scenes restored from the chopping room ground.
Dio: Dreamers By no means Die initially premiered on the 2022 SXSW Movie Pageant in Austin, TX and in line with an outline, “delves deep into the singer’s unbelievable rise from a ‘50s doo-wop crooner to his early rock days in Elf and Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow, to changing Ozzy Osbourne in Black Sabbath, and at last cementing his rock star standing along with his personal band, Dio.
“The movie incorporates never-before-seen footage and private pictures, in addition to providing intimate scenes along with his closest friends, household, and mates, amongst them Wendy Dio, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Glenn Hughes, Vinny Appice, Lita Ford, Rob Halford, Sebastian Bach, Eddie Trunk, and Jack Black, as they carry viewers contained in the lifetime of one among rock and roll’s true heroes and most beloved figures.
“I wished this documentary to be genuine, for the followers to see the curler coaster journey that was Ronnie‘s life—the nice occasions, the unhealthy occasions and the whole lot in between, particularly together with occasions that even probably the most diehard followers wouldn’t have identified about. It is all in there, proper as much as the very finish,” stated Wendy Dio.
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