"Strange highways was a great album in Dio style. I also liked Angry Machines. Angry Machines was a darker moodier album in terms of lyrics as well as melodies and sound. Not sure if it would have been a sabbath album had they stayed together but now…"
When Dio and Vinny left Black Sabbath for the second time in 93, they hooked up with Tracy G. and recorded Strange Highways.Did anybody here get the impression that SH was a companion album to Dehumanizer, as if RJD wanted to make more of that same kind of music, with the dissonant key signature digressions and complex riffs and poly rhythms of the Sabbath project? Butler and Iommi should have known better than to approach Ronnie and ask if he'd want to share a show/tour with Ozzy. Had the…See More
"I like him fronting his own band, Dio, because he has total control of the live set-list. Only at a Dio show do you get his full retrospective of his better Rainbow and Sabbath songs as well as his Dio stuff.
Have you seen the Holy Diver Live DVD?…"
"Dio. will outlive Ozzy because Dio has never done a harder drug than cannabis and alcohol. You notice how Dio never makes the news for anything outside of music? He doesn't get in trouble with law enforcement (which would suggest he's very…"