The late Ronnie James Dio was one of the greatest rock singers of all time, most notably with Rainbow, Black Sabbath and his own band Dio. It was at London s Astoria Theatre on October 22nd 2005 that Dio took to the stage to deliver one of the most memorable performances of their career…
Finding The Sacred Heart – Live In Philly 1986 was recorded at The Spectrum in Philadelphia on June 17, 1986 during the second leg of the “Sacred Heart” tour, which featured new guitarist Craig Goldy. The show was issued in an edited form first on VHS and then DVD. Now for the first time, the full concert is being released as a double LP in the original running order and with remastered sound. It’s an extraordinary live show with a giant animatronic dragon towering over the stage and spectacular laers and pyrotechnics. The line-up for the show is Ronnie James Dio (vocals); Vinny Appice (drums); Jimmy Bain (bass); Craig Goldy (guitar); Claude Schnell (keyboards). The show features the Dio classics “Holy Diver,” “Don’t Talk To Strangers,” “Rock ‘n’ Roll Children,” “Sacred Heart,” “Stand Up And Shout,” “Rainbow In The Dark,” and “We Rock” plus other classic tracks from Ronnie James Dio’s career including “Heaven And Hell,” “Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll,” and “Man On The Silver Mountain”.
Excellent DVD presentations of their musical catalog, Eagle Rock Entertainment does Holy Diver Live! very proud indeed. The 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen image is colorful, crisp, and loaded with little details….
2007 release, part of Universal International's Rock Legends series which features the finest tracks from the true legends that have helped to shape the past, present and future of Rock 'N' Roll. This collection from former Rainbow and Black Sabbath vocalist Ronnie James Dio features 12 tracks including 'Holy Diver', 'Don't Talk to Strangers' and 'The Last in Line'.