Four Dio albums from 1996 to 2004 getting reissued with bonus tracks
Great news for Dio fans as four of the band’s studio albums — Angry Machines (1996), Magica (2000), Killing The Dragon (2002) and Master of The Moon (2004) — will be getting reissued by BMG along with bonus tracks.
You can pre-order the reissued albums directly from the Ronnie James Dio website.
RollingStone‘s indicates in part (with slight edits):
“Beginning with 1996’s Angry Machines — including 2000’s Magica and 2002’s Killing The Dragon — and ending with 2004’s Master of The Moon, each release will feature remastered audio and a bonus disc of rare content.
In addition to CD re-releases, each will be available for the first time as standalone vinyl releases with lenticular covers; the Magica vinyl will include a seven-inch of “Electra,” which the band’s late frontman, Ronnie James Dio, had planned for the sequel Magica 2. Each of the reissues will be available via BMG on physical media and digitally on February 21st.
“I am very excited to be working with BMG, a label that still has a passion for rock music,” the singer’s widow, Wendy, said in a statement. “They will be making the complete Dio catalogue available again with some interesting surprises.”
The CD versions, which feature the bonus material, will come in “mediabook packaging.” The second disc for Angry Machines will include 12 tracks recorded on the tour for that album in 1997. Magica contains live recordings from the 2001 tour in support of that album, as well as “Electra” and an 18-minute, spoken-word recording called “Magica Story.”
Killing The Dragon includes five recordings from 2002 and 2003. And Master of The Moon features four live tracks, recorded in 2004 and 2005, and the previously unreleased studio track “Prisoner of Paradise.” All of the bonus material will be included in the digital releases.”
Track List for Angry Machines‘ bonus disk (all live recordings):
01. Jesus Mary And The Holy Ghost/Straight Through The Heart
02. Don’t Talk To Strangers
03. Double Monday
04. Hunter of The Heart
05. Holy Diver
06. Heaven and Hell
07. Long Live Rock And Roll
08. Man On The Silver Mountain
09. Rainbow In The Dark
10. The Last In Line
11. The Mob Rules
12. We Rock
Dio‘s “Man On The Silver Mountain” (live from Angry Machines):
Provided to YouTube by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC Man On The Silver Mountain (Live on Angry Machines Tour) (2019 – Remaster) · Dio Man On The Silver Mountain ℗ 2019 Niji Entertainment Group exclusive license to BMG Rights Management (US) LLC Composer, Writer: Ritchie Blackmore Composer, Writer: Ronnie James Dio Auto-generated by YouTube.
Track List for Magica‘s bonus disc (all live recordings unless noted otherwise):
03. Lord of The Last Day
04. Fever Dreams
07. Losing My Insanity
09. Electra (studio track)
10. Magica Story (spoken word, studio track)
Track List for Killing The Dragon‘s bonus disc (all live recordings):
01. Holy Diver
02. Heaven And Hell
03. Rock And Roll
04. I Speed At Night
05. Killing The Dragon
06. Stand Up And Shout
Track List for Master of The Moon‘s bonus disc (all live recordings unless noted otherwise):
01. Heaven And Hell
02. Rainbow In The Dark
03. Rock And Roll Children
04. The Eyes
05. Prisoner of Paradise (studio recording)
Dio‘s “Heaven And Hell” (live from Master of The Moon):
Provided to YouTube by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC Heaven and Hell (Live on Master Of The Moon Tour) (2019 – Remaster) · Dio Heaven and Hell ℗ 2019 Niji Entertainment Group under exclusive license to BMG Rights Management (US) LLC Engineer: Brian Daughterty Guitar, Keyboards: Craig Goldy Engineer: Eddy Schreyer Bass Guitar: Jeff Pilson Engineer: Michael McMullen Producer, Vocals: Ronnie James Dio Keyboards: Scott Warren Drums: Simon Wright Engineer: Wyn Davis Writer: Bill Ward Writer: Geezer Butler Composer, Writer: Ronnie James Dio Composer, Writer: Terence Butler Composer, Writer: Tony Iommi Composer, Writer: William Thomas Ward Auto-generated by YouTube.