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Holy Diver

Dio

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 23rd, 1983
Catalog ID:
9 23836-2
Label:
Warner Bros. Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
15 reviews (avg. 90%)
1. Stand Up and Shout 03:18   Show lyrics
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2. Holy Diver 05:52   Show lyrics
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3. Gypsy 03:38   Show lyrics
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4. Caught in the Middle 04:18   Show lyrics
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5. Don't Talk to Strangers 04:53   Show lyrics
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6. Straight Through the Heart 04:34   Show lyrics
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7. Invisible 05:26   Show lyrics
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8. Rainbow in the Dark 04:14   Show lyrics
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9. Shame on the Night 05:19   Show lyrics
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Band members
Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. 2010) Vocals, Keyboards
Vivian Campbell Guitars
Jimmy Bain Bass, Keyboards
Vinny Appice Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Gene Hunter Original art rendering
Randy Berett Illustration
Jerry McManus Art direction, Design
Simon Levy Art direction, Design
Ray Leonard Engineering (assistant)
Randy Barrett Cover art
George Marino (R.I.P. 2012) Mastering
Angelo Arcuri Engineering
Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. 2010) Producer
Wendy Dio Original concept
Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. 2010) Vocals, Keyboards
Vivian Campbell Guitars
Jimmy Bain Bass, Keyboards
Vinny Appice Drums
Gene Hunter Original art rendering
Randy Berett Illustration
Jerry McManus Art direction, Design
Simon Levy Art direction, Design
Ray Leonard Engineering (assistant)
Randy Barrett Cover art
George Marino (R.I.P. 2012) Mastering
Angelo Arcuri Engineering
Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. 2010) Producer
Wendy Dio Original concept
Read Worthy of Classic Status 95% MEGANICK89 January 29th, 2013
Read An Absolute Classic 100% YADF May 12th, 2012
Read Holy and Blessed is the... 91% evermetal October 9th, 2009
Read You damned nitpickers. 97% Empyreal July 28th, 2009
Read A step down from Sabbath 67% MercyfulSatyr July 22nd, 2009
Read Thanks, but no thanks 50% doomknocker July 15th, 2009
Read Overrated and not the... 85% Metalwontdie July 15th, 2009
Read A bit overrated, after all 80% Nhorf May 25th, 2008
Read A true heavy metal classic 91% CannibalCorpse February 27th, 2008
Read What Can I Say...? It's A... 100% NecroWraith February 10th, 2007
Read Masterpiece 95% Taylarioso December 8th, 2006
Read Definition: HEAVY METAL 98% cronosmantas March 12th, 2006
Read The making of a Legend. 95% hells_unicorn February 22nd, 2006
Read Defining heavy metal. 99% Corimngul March 25th, 2005
Read Yup Yup... this one's good 100% Crimsonblood November 30th, 2002

Catalogue # 9 23836-2

Tracks 1 and 6 by Dio & Bain.
Tracks 2 and 5 by Dio.
Track 3 by Dio & Campbell.
Track 4 and 7 by Dio, Campbell & Appice.
Track 8 and 9 by Dio, Campbell, Bain & Appice.

Music videos were made for the songs Rainbow in the Dark and Holy Diver.

Reissued by Mercury Records on October 3rd 2005 remastered with an extended booklet and an interview with Ronnie James Dio.

Reissued by Back on Black on July 30th 2010 as a double 180g gatefold red transparent vinyl limited to 1000 copies.

Recording information:

Recorded at Sound City (Los Angeles, US).
Mastered at Sterling Sound (New York, US).

Identifiers:

Bar code 0 7599-23836-2 2
Matrix / Runout (Variant): 1 23836-2 SRC=09 M1S10

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