Rhino Records Announces Details For Re-Issue Of Dio’s ‘Holy Diver’

Courtesy: Rhino Records

Ronnie James Dio’s classic 1983 album, Holy Diver will get the re-issue treatment this summer through Rhino Records.

The company is scheduled to re-issue the album July 8, two days before what would have the late, great singer’s 80th birthday. The re-issue will present the album on two separate platforms, one a four-disc set that includes the original album and three discs loaded with rarities, outtakes, and and live content. The other platform 2-LP set.

Among the live recordings featured in the expanded re-issue are live performances of ‘Rainbow in the Dark,’ ‘Stand Up And Shout,’ Rainbow classics ‘Man on the Silver Mountain’ and ‘Starstruck,’ and Black Sabbath hits ‘Children of the Sea’ and ‘Heaven and Hell’.

Among the outtakes featured in the recording are alternate takes of ‘Rainbow in the Dark,’ ‘Invisible’ and ‘Straight Through The Heart’. Additionally, audiences will get an alternate take of ‘Evil Eyes’.

The rarities featured in the expanded re-issue include and are not limited to mono and stereo 7″ single edits of ‘Rainbow in the Dark,’ and ‘Evil Eyes,’ which was a b-side to ‘Holy Diver.’

The full track listing for the forthcoming re-issue is noted below.

CD Track Listing
CD1: Holy Diver (2022 Joe Barresi Mix) *
CD2: Holy Diver (2022 Remaster)
1.     “Stand Up And Shout”
2.     “Holy Diver”
3.     “Gypsy”
4.     “Caught In The Middle”
5.     “Don’t Talk To Strangers”
6.     “Straight Through The Heart”
7.     “Invisible”
8.     “Rainbow In The Dark”
9.     “Shame On The Night”
CD3: Live at Selland Arena, Fresno, CA, 1983 
1.     Intro *
2.     “Stand Up And Shout” *
3.     “Straight Through The Heart” *
4.     “Shame On The Night” *
5.     “Children Of The Sea” *
6.     “Holy Diver” *
7.     “Heaven And Hell” – including guitar solo *
8.     “Rainbow In The Dark” *
9.     “Man On The Silver Mountain” *
10.  “Starstuck” *
11.  “Man On The Silver Mountain” – reprise *
12.  “Don’t Talk To Strangers” *
CD4: Outtakes, Singles & B-Sides
Tracks 1-7 unreleased
1.     “Evil Eyes” – Wyn Davis remix *
2.     “Don’t Talk To Strangers” – Take 1 (Joe Barresi mix) *
3.     “Invisible” – Take 1 (Joe Barresi mix) *
4.     “Invisible” – Take 3 (Joe Barresi mix) *
5.     “Rainbow In The Dark” – Alternative Guitar Solo Version (Joe Barresi mix) *
6.     “Straight Through The Heart” – Take 2 (Joe Barresi mix) *
7.     “Straight Through The Heart” – Take 3 (Joe Barresi mix)*
8.     “Rainbow In The Dark” – 7” Mono Edit
9.     “Evil Eyes” – 1983 Version. B-Side of “Holy Diver”
10.  “Rainbow In The Dark” – 7” Stereo Edit
* previously unreleased
HOLY DIVER: 2022 Joe Barresi Mix
2-LP Clear Vinyl Track Listing
LP1: Side One
1.     “Stand Up And Shout”
2.     “Holy Diver”
3.     “Gypsy”
4.     “Caught In The Middle”
LP1: Side Two
1.     “Don’t Talk To Strangers”
2.     “Straight Through The Heart”
3.     “Invisible”
LP2: Side One
1.     “Rainbow In The Dark”
2.     “Shame On The Night”
Bonus Track
3.     “Evil Eyes” – 1983 Version. B-Side of “Holy Diver”
LP2: Side Two

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