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DIO Holy Diver Debut 12" Vinyl LP

Photo of "Holy Diver" Album's Front Cover 

DIO Holy Diver Debut 12" Vinyl LP

DIO Holy Diver Debut 12" Vinyl LP

DIO Holy Diver Debut 12" Vinyl LP

DIO Holy Diver Debut 12" Vinyl LP

DIO Holy Diver Debut 12" Vinyl LP 

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Album Summary: 

Holy Diver is the debut album of heavy metal band Dio. Released on May 25, 1983, it has been hailed by critics as Dio's best work and a classic staple in the heavy metal genre 

This original cover offended churches because it looks as if the monster on the album was killing a Roman Catholic priest.

Music Genre:  Hard Rock Heavy Metal 
Collector's info:  This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with many photos of Ronnie James Dio and his band
Album:  Production information: The album: "Holy Diver" was produced by: Ronnie James Dio
Record Label:  Mercury 811 021 (811021)
Record Format: 12" Vinyl LP  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 220 gram  
Year & Country  1983 Made in Holland  

Band Members and Musicians on: DIO Holy Diver

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Ronnie James Dio - Vocals (Vegas Kings, Ronnie and the Rumblers, Ronnie and the Red Caps, Elves, Elf, Black Sabbath, DIO, Heaven and Hell)  
  • Vivian Campbell Guitar
  • Jimmy Bain Bass, Keyboards
  • Vinny Appice Drums

Track Listing of: "Holy Diver"

The Song/tracks on "Holy Diver" are

  • Stand Up and Shout (Ronnie James Dio, Jimmy Bain) 3:06
  • Holy Diver (Dio) 5:51
  • Gypsy (Dio, Vivian Campbell) 3:39
  • Caught in the Middle (Dio, Vinny Appice, Campbell) 4:14
  • Don't Talk to Strangers (Dio) 4:53
  • Straight Through the Heart (Dio, Bain) 4:31
  • Invisible (Dio, Appice, Campbell) 5:24
  • Rainbow in the Dark (Dio, Appice, Bain, Campbell) 4:21
  • Shame on the Night (Dio, Appice, Bain, Campbell) 5:20
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