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Celebrating Ronnie James DIO’s 80th birthday and the release of the Holy Diver album remastered Super deluxe edition

Holy Diver (Super Deluxe Edition) Featuring Remixed And Remastered Versions Of Dio’s 1983 Platinum Debut, Along With Unreleased Outtakes, Live Recordings, And Rarities now available on 4 discs and 2 –LP Clear Vinyl. All remixed by Joe Barresi.

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On July 7 at the Rainbow Bar & Grill at Hollywood, California a public to say happy birthday to Iconic singer with discussions and memories about the album and some memories hoted by Sirus XM radio Eddie Trunk with guests, Wendy DIO, Drummers Vinny Appice and Simon Wright, Joe Barresi, Photographer Gene Kirkland, Keyboard Player Scott Warren, guitarist Rowan Robertson, Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Foreigner, Producer), DUg Pinnick (King’s X), and Sebastian Bach.

Left to Right: Gene Kirkland, Joe Barresi, Vinny Appice, Wendy Dio and Eddie Trunk.

During the discussions topics were discussed as for the album cover that Gene explained that person who is the priest actually was photographed at a So Cal beach with him wearing the priest outfit and wearing chains in the water. The photographs were taken at black and white the artist/painter did the colors and for the cover. Also at the time Ronnie when left Sabbath to form a new band and where the first show for the band was at Antioch, California which is included in the documentary which will be premiered on September 17 at the Mann Chinese Theater, Hollywood, CA.

Left to right: Rowan Robertson, Simon Wright, Scott Warren
Left to right: Dug Pinnik, Jeft Pilson, Sebastian Bach

On the Super Deluxe Edition includes: unreleased outtakes for several album cuts, including unheard takes for “Invisible,” “Straight Through The Heart,” and a version of “Rainbow In The Dark” that boasts an alternative guitar solo. There’s also an early version of “Evil Eyes,” a song that would resurface on Dio’s 1984 follow-up album, The Last in Line. A selection of rarities rounds out the new collection with mono and stereo 7” single edits for “Rainbow In The Dark” and a version of “Evil Eyes” that was released in 1983 as the B-side to “Holy Diver.”

Also announced is the Bowl For Ronnie on November 17 at PINZ Bowling, Studio City, CA.

HOLY DIVER: SUPER DELUXE EDITION
CD Track Listing

CD1: Holy Diver (2022 Joe Barresi Mix) *
CD2: Holy Diver (2022 Remaster)

“Stand Up And Shout”

“Holy Diver”

“Gypsy”

“Caught In The Middle”

“Don’t Talk To Strangers”

“Straight Through The Heart”

“Invisible”

“Rainbow In The Dark”

“Shame On The Night”

CD3: Live at Selland Arena, Fresno, CA, 1983 

Intro *

“Stand Up And Shout” *

“Straight Through The Heart” *

“Shame On The Night” *

“Children Of The Sea” *

“Holy Diver” *

“Heaven And Hell” – including guitar solo *

“Rainbow In The Dark” *

“Man On The Silver Mountain” *

“Starstuck” *

“Man On The Silver Mountain” – reprise *

“Don’t Talk To Strangers” *

CD4: Outtakes, Singles & B-Sides
Tracks 1-7 unreleased

“Evil Eyes” – Wyn Davis remix *

“Don’t Talk To Strangers” – Take 1 (Joe Barresi mix) *

“Invisible” – Take 1 (Joe Barresi mix) *

“Invisible” – Take 3 (Joe Barresi mix) *

“Rainbow In The Dark” – Alternative Guitar Solo Version (Joe Barresi mix) *

“Straight Through The Heart” – Take 2 (Joe Barresi mix) *

“Straight Through The Heart” – Take 3 (Joe Barresi mix)*

“Rainbow In The Dark” – 7” Mono Edit

“Evil Eyes” – 1983 Version. B-Side of “Holy Diver”

“Rainbow In The Dark” – 7” Stereo Edit

* previously unreleased

HOLY DIVER: 2022 Joe Barresi Mix
2-LP Clear Vinyl Track Listing

LP1: Side One

“Stand Up And Shout”

“Holy Diver”

“Gypsy”

“Caught In The Middle”

LP1: Side Two

“Don’t Talk To Strangers”

“Straight Through The Heart”

“Invisible”

LP2: Side One

“Rainbow In The Dark”

“Shame On The Night”

Bonus Track

“Evil Eyes” – 1983 Version. B-Side of “Holy Diver”

LP2: Side Two
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