Dio to Release 1986 Concert in Multiple Formats

Dio to Release 1986 Concert in Multiple Formats

(Courtesy of http://ultimateclassicrock.com/) – Fans of the late, great Ronnie James Dio and his band Dio can relive the group’s glory years with the upcoming re-release of a 1986 concert in Philadelphia. ‘Finding the Sacred Heart — Live in Philly 1986′ will be available on CD, vinyl, DVD and Blu-ray on May 28.

The concert, which took place at the Spectrum on June 17, 1986, includes the most well-known Dio hits, including ‘Holy Diver,’ ‘Don’t Talk to Strangers’ and ‘Sacred Heart.’ In addition to Dio songs, fans are treated to Ronnie James Dio’s solo hits, as well as a handful of classics from his time as the lead singer of Black Sabbath.

Vinny Appice (drums), Jimmy Bain (bass), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Claude Schnell (keyboards) join Dio on stage for the show. Goldy was new to the band, having recently replaced Vivian Campbell.

This concert was first edited and issued on VHS, then DVD and now on the highest quality format available. The price will depend on format, but the range will be between $15 and $20.

Bonus features include a band interview from ’86, a separate interview with Ronnie James Dio and Goldy, the ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Children’ music video and a Sacred Heart Tour featurette.

‘Finding the Sacred Heart – Live in Philly 1986′ Tracklisting:

1. ‘Draco Ignis’
2. ‘King Of Rock And Roll’
3. ‘Like The Beat Of A Heart’
4. ‘Don’t Talk To Strangers’
5. ‘Hungry For Heaven’
6. Medley: ‘The Last In Line’ / ‘Children Of The Sea’ / ‘Holy Diver’ / ‘The Last In Line’ (reprise)
7. Drum Solo
8. ‘Heaven And Hell’
9. Keyboard Solo
10. Guitar Solo
11. ‘Sacred Heart’
12. Medley: ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Children’ / ‘Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll’ / ‘Man On The Silver Mountain’ / ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Children’ (reprise)
13. ‘Time To Burn’
14. ‘Stand Up And Shout’
15. ‘Rainbow In The Dark’
16. ‘We Rock’