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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Videos Books Various Refers
DIO
London, GB
*  1/1983

Line-Up:

DIO (photo)
 

Ronnie James Dio - voc
Craig Goldy - g
Rudy Sarzo - bg
Scott Warren - kb
Simon Wright - ds

Former Members:

Vivian Campbell (g, 1/83-4/86); Craig Goldy (g, 4/86-88, cca 7/99-2001); Rowan Robertson (g, 7/89-91); Tracy G (g, 7/93-cca 3/97); Terry Kilgore (g, 9/94-?); Doug Aldrich (g, cca 2/02-cca 9/02)

Jimmy Bain (bg, 1/83-8/89, cca 10/99-cca 9/02); Teddy Cook (bg, 8/89-91); Jeff Pilson (bg, 1993-95, cca 1996, 3/04-2004); Jerry Best (bg, cca 8/95); Larry Dennison (bg, 12/96-cca 7/99); Chuck Garrick (bg, 5/00)

Claude Schnell (kb, 10/83-89); Jens Johansson (kb, 1989-91); Scott Warren (kb, cca 1995)

Vinnie Appice (ds, 1/83-89, 7/93-cca 3/97); Simon Wright (ds, 12/89-91)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Holy Diver4/1983 Vertigo13 56
2.The Last In Line5/1984 Vertigo4 23
3.Sacred Heart
produced by: Ronnie James Dio
8/1985 Vertigo4 29
4.Intermission
(mini LP)
2/1986 Vertigo22 70
5.Dream Evil7/1987 Vertigo8 43
6.Lock Up The Wolves
produced by: Tony Platt
5/1990 Vertigo28 61
7.Diamonds - The Best Of Dio25.05.1992Vertigo
8.Strange Highways11/1993 Vertigo 142
9.Angry Machines23.09.1996Steamhammer
10.Dio's Inferno - The Last In Live23.02.1998Steamhammer
11.Magica21.03.2000Spitfire
12.Angry Machines And Inferno: Last In Live03.10.2000Spitfire
13.The Very Beast Of Dio03.10.2000Rhino
14.Evil Collection - The Very Best Of Dio3/2002 Universal
15.Killing The Dragon21.05.2002Spitfire 199
16.Dio: Evil Of Devine?5/2003 BMG
17.Master Of The Moon07.09.2004Sanctuary
18.Evil or Divine22.02.2005Spitfire
19.Metal Hits04.10.2005Rhino Flashback
20.Holy Diver Live18.04.2006Eagle
21.Rock Legends28.01.2008Polydor
22.Dio At Donington UK: Live 1983 & 1987
(2CD)
09.11.2010Niji Entertainment Group 98
23.Singles Box Set11.09.2012Mercury
24.Finding The Sacred Heart: Live In Philly 198623.05.2013Eagle
25.Snapshot: Dio20.08.2013Niji
26.Live in Spokane WA17.09.2013Niji
27.Live In London Hammersmith Apollo 199313.05.2014Eagle
28.A Decade of Dio: 1983-199322.07.2016Rhino
29.Bronco Bowl, Dallas 199004.11.2016Zip City
30.5 Classic Albums9/2017
31.Magica3/2020

Ronnie James Dio:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Stand Up And Shout: The Dio Anthology27.05.20032CD
2.Mighter Than The Sword / The Ronnie James Dio Story
(2CD)
06.06.2011Sanctuary

Dio And The Prophets:

1. Dio At Dominos

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Holy Diver / Evil Eyes
12" + Don't Talk To Strangers
12.08.1983Vertigo72
2.Rainbow In The Dark / Stand Up And Shout (live)
12" + Straight Through The Heart
21.10.1983Vertigo46
3.Rainbow In The Dark / Gypsy
(v USA)
10/1983 Warner Bros
4.Mystery / I Speed At Night
(v USA)
7/1984 Warner Bros
5.We Rock / Holy Diver (live)
12" + Shame On The Night / Rainbow In The Dark (live)
03.08.1984Vertigo34
6.Mystery / Eat Your Heart Out
12" + Don't Talk To Strangers
14.09.1984Vertigo34
7.Rock'n'Roll Children / Sacred Heart
12" + Last In Line (live) / We Rock (live)
8/1985 Vertigo23
8.Hungry For Heaven / King Of Rock'n'Roll10/1985 Vertigo72
9.Hiding (From) The Rainbow / Hungry For Heaven
12" + Shame On The Night / Egypt (The Chains Are On)
5/1986 Vertigo56
10.I Could Have Been A Dreamer / Night People
12" + Sunset Superman
7/1987 Vertigo69
11.I Could Have Been A Dreamer / Over Love
(v USA)
8/1987 Warner Bros
12.Hey Angel / Walk On Water
12"(1) + Rock'n'Roll Children / Mystery
12"(2) + We Rock / Why Are They Watching Me
CD + We Rock
6/1990 Vertigo94
13.Holy Diver5/2010 Warner Bros

Ronnie And The Prophets:

1. Love Pains / Ooh Poo Pah Doo (?, Atlantic)

Ronnie James Dio:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Sitting In A Dream
& Guests
1975 Purple

Videos:

1. Live In Concert - 7/1984, Polygram, live, 60 min
2. Special From The Spectrum - 1986, live, 65 min
3. Sacred Heart Live - 1986, 60 min
4. Evil Or Divine - 7/2003, Eagle Vision

Bibliography:

Frank White: A Life In Vision: 1975-2009 (7.12.2018, photos)
Ronnie James Dio: Rainbow In The Dark (7/2021, autobiography)

Various:

disbanded 1991
reunited 7/1993

12.7.1999 tribute 2CD "Holy Dio" (Century Media)

Compilation Appearances:

"This Is Your Life" on Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life" (31.3.14)

Ronnie James Dio:

http://www.ronniejamesdio.com

appeared on the LP:

Dog Eat Dog: Play Games (1996)
Munetaka Higuchi: Free World (1997, Ariola)
Deep Purple: Concertos: Live At The Royal Albert Hall With The London Symphony Orchestra (18.1.00, Spitfire)
Girlschool: Legacy (10/08)

Awards:

2010 Classic Rock Awards - Tommy Vance Inspiration

Jimmy Bain:

appeared on the LP:

Phil Lynott: Solo In Soho (1980, Vertigo)
Scorpions: Love At First Stink (1984, Harvest)

appeared on the SP:
John Cale: Animal Justice EP (26.8.77, Illegal)
Gary Moore: Nuclear Attack (25.9.81)

Compilation Appearances:
"I" on Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life" (31.3.14, & Oni Logan, Rowan Robertson, Brian Tichy)

Claude Schnell:

appeared on the SP:

Mark Edwards: Code Of Honor (1986, Metal Blade)

Vinnie Appice:

appeared on the LP:

Lana Lane: Project Shangri-La (2/02, Limb Music Products)
Tara Lynch: Evil Enough (13.4.18)

Compilation Appearances:
"Man On The Silver Mountain" on Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life" (31.3.14, & Rob Halford, Doug Aldrich, Jeff Pilson, Scott Warren)

Scott Warren:

Compilation Appearances:

"Catch The Rainbow" on Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life" (31.3.14, & Simon Wright, Craig Goldy, Rudy Sarzo, Glenn Hughes)
"Man On The Silver Mountain" on Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life" (31.3.14, & Rob Halford, Doug Aldrich, Jeff Pilson, Vinny Appice)

Rowan Robertson:

Compilation Appearances:

"I" on Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life" (31.3.14, & Oni Logan, Jimmy Bain, Brian Tichy)

Press References:

&musiQ
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
200210 71Livegig review
200211 70Livegig review
Bang!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19931308.12.19936interview
19931308.12.19939Livegig review
Big Beng!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1997109.01.199712Livegig review
1997613.02.199727Forum kritikumalbum review
19971013.03.199719profile
19971227.03.199712Livegig review
19971808.05.199767Hard & Heavy Mastersprofile, discography
1998719.02.19987Infokus
19981119.03.199825Forum kritikumalbum review
19994125.11.19997Infokusinterview
2000904.05.200036Forum kritikumalbum review
20001018.05.200041Texty
20001215.06.200015Livegig review
20021205.07.200241Forum kritikumalbum review
Melodie
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19919 27Recenzealbum review
19931 35Recenzealbum review
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1983529.01.19834Fast Forward
19833206.08.19834Fast Forward - Record News
19833527.08.198314It's Alivegig review
19834322.10.19834Fast Forward - Record News
19834612.11.198316It's Alivegig review
19842428.07.19843Fast Forward
19842428.07.198422It's Alive
19842504.08.198415Albumsalbum review
19843115.09.19844Fast Forward - Record News
19843406.10.198421It's Alivegig review
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19901212.10.199026LP,MC,CD,Demoalbum review, demo review
1991231.01.199121Recenzealbum review
19911730.08.199119Profilyinterview
19921925.09.199228Recenzealbum review
199612 91Recenze - Atdalbum review
19985 110Recenze - Double Livealbum review
20005 101Recenze - Novinkyalbum review
Rock Report
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19942 28Recenzealbum review
Rock'88
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
13 2Jiskry z výhně
13 4profile, discography
17 27Recenzealbum review
199222 15Videokoutek
Spark
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19942 27Shotalbum review
20037 8Actual