Dio / Live 83 / 1DVD+1Bonus DVDR

Dio / Live 83 / 1DVD+1Bonus DVDR / Non label
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Live at Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht, the Netherlands 4th December 1983 and Bonus DVDR Ronnie James Dio ‘COMPLETE CLIPS 1980-2009’

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“HOLY DIVER TOUR” became a major turning point in the life of Ronnie James Dio. The official video which is its vertex pro shot revived with the highest peak quality ever.
What is contained in this work is a multi camera / pro shot of “Utrecht Performance (Netherlands) on December 4, 1983”. It is the official image of the tradition which was released in titles such as “LIVE ’83” “Ringo Tensei” “LIVE IN CONCERT”. Although it was officially released as a part of “WE ROCK” in 2005, why “Drums Solo” and highlights “Heaven And Hell” cut it. Moreover, its “WE ROCK” is also now discontinued and it is the only situation where you have to explore second hand goods.
This work is DVD that converted such pretentious name image to the highest class. Of course, instead of “WE ROCK” with cuts, I used the Japanese version of the laser disc released in the 1980s. As a matter of fact, this work was made into a laser disc only in Japan. In 1984 when this work appeared, “live video for home” itself was novelty, but only Japan was compatible with the establishment and dissemination of laser discs. Lion ’83’ was forgotten as DIO also played back a series of images of each tour, and as a result, the highest peak image was quietly sleeping only in the Japanese disc laser disc.
Even with such a Japanese version of the laser disc, this work which made it DVD precisely from the mint quality board. That quality is exactly “the highest peak in history”, and even if you look side by side with the official DVD “WE ROCK” … you say that it is absolutely as good as … … Is it saying “Quality is very similar to what I thought” Officially also woken up from the laser disk? “” It is. Of course, even if the quality is near, this work is a laser disc board, and the cut “Drums Solo” “Heaven And Hell” is also included firmly. This is surprisingly big. As you know, DIO ‘s live band is often a medley style band, but in 1983 “Holy Diver / Drum Solo / Heaven And Hell” is a huge suite in a series. “WE ROCK” is not only a small number of songs but also it cuts out this medley, but this work can experience that great song as originally.
A wonderful thing of “1983” that will revive with such quality. I wrote it over and over, “1983 Ronnie” is special anyway. Because it is a debut of the leader band, although it is natural that there is a fight, its dreadfulness is more intense than you are viewing from the edge. After all, Ronnie & Wendy at the time put the house mortgaged by double for the purpose of making the tour cost of “HOLY DIVER” production, and it was literally in the backwater team. Let’s check the outline of such “HOLY DIVER TOUR” here.

“May 25, 1983 release” HOLY DIVER ”
· July 23 – 1983 – August 12: North America # 1 (11 shows)
· August 20, 1983: MONSTERS OF ROCK ’83 (UK)
· October 1 – 25, 1983: North America # 2 (23 performances)
· October 30 – December 6, 1983: Europe (25 performances) ← ★ Coco ★
· December 10, 1983 – January 7, 1984: North America # 3 (18 performances)

More than 78 performances toured the world. This is the number of performances that are never many in the history of DIO. It is a scale that tells the DIO’s kickoff that he was trying to climb by his own hand without having a big track record yet. And this work is also the time to begin realizing not only the spirit but also the success, such as “HOLY DIVER TOUR” in the second term. The sense of fulfillment has also appeared in singing, even though it is a luxurious and extensive nod, it also makes use of a lotus like a devil.
According to Ronnie’s own words, he became professional at ELF, knew the world at RAINBOW, he found success and his own music at BLACK SABBATH. He reflects in this work, the last figure running up the stairs of such success. After this “THE LAST IN LINE TOUR” is a DIO that even dries as a champion who keeps success, but this work fights hotly as a “challenger” to the last, Ronnie James Dio. Both RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH and DIO after it, he is the only one in “1983”. And this work is the highest peak version in history, making it the only official image that recorded that figure.
It is not only a wonderful live video but also a memorial picture not two in Ronnie’s life. Only one album realized until full reproduction in his lifetime. It was not “RISING” nor “HEAVEN AND HELL”, it was only “HOLY DIVER”. This work is the top of the live video that the same “soul” lived with so much a special album. The determination to challenge the world, the feeling that was hailed from all over the world, the success gripped by the team of the backwater …… Official video engraved with expression and singing voice that pleasure. We will deliver it to you at hand over this weekend.
ロニー・ジェイムズ・ディオの人生で一大転機となった“HOLY DIVER TOUR”。その頂点プロショットであるオフィシャル映像が史上最高峰クオリティで蘇りました。
本作に収められているのは「1983年12月4日ユトレヒト公演(オランダ)」のマルチカメラ・プロショット。『LIVE ’83』『輪廻転生』『LIVE IN CONCERT』といったタイトルでリリースされた伝統の公式映像です。2005年には『WE ROCK』の一部として公式DVD化されたこともあるものの、そこではなぜか「Drums Solo」やハイライトの「Heaven And Hell」がカット。しかも、その『WE ROCK』も現在は生産中止となり、中古品を探るしかない状況です。
本作は、そんな不遇の名映像を最上級でDVD化したもの。もちろん、カットのある『WE ROCK』ではなく、80年代にリリースされた日本盤レーザーディスクを使用しました。実のところ、この作品がレーザーディスク化されたのは日本だけ。この作品が登場した1984年は“家庭用ライヴビデオ”自体が目新しかったわけですが、その定着とレーザーディスクの普及が両立していたのは日本だけだったわけです。その後、DIOも各ツアーの映像を連発していく中で『LIVE ’83』は忘れられ、結果、最高峰映像は日本盤レーザーディスクの中でのみ、ひっそりと眠る事になったのです。
そんな日本盤レーザーディスクでも、ミント・クオリティ盤から精緻にDVD化したのが本作。そのクオリティはまさに“史上最高峰”であり、オフィシャルDVD『WE ROCK』と並べて観てもまったく遜色なし……と言いますか「公式もレーザーディスクから起こした!?」と思うほどクオリティが酷似しています。もちろん、クオリティは近くても本作にはレーザーディスク盤であり、カットされた「Drums Solo」「Heaven And Hell」もしっかり収録。これが意外と大きい。ご存じの通り、DIOのライヴはメドレー風に演奏することが多いバンドですが、1983年も「Holy Diver / Drum Solo / Heaven And Hell」はひと連なりの巨大な組曲形式。『WE ROCK』は単に曲が少ないというだけでなく、このメドレーをぶった切っていたわけですが、本作はその大曲をオリジナル通りに体験できるわけです。
そんなクオリティで蘇る“1983年”の素晴らしいこと……。何度も書いてきましたが、“1983年のロニー”はとにかく特別なのです。リーダー・バンドのデビューですから気合いが入っていて当然ではあるものの、その凄味は端から眺めている以上に強烈。何しろ、当時のロニー&ウェンディ夫妻は『HOLY DIVER』制作のツアー費用の捻出のために自宅をダブルで抵当に入れ、文字通りの背水の陣で臨んでいました。ここで、そんな“HOLY DIVER TOUR”の概要を確認してみましょう。

《1983年5月25日『HOLY DIVER』発売》
・1983年8月20日:MONSTERS OF ROCK ’83(英国)
・1983年10月30日-12月6日:欧州(25公演) ←★ココ★

以上78公演で世界を巡りました。これはDIOの歴史上、決して多くはない公演数。まだ実績も大手の後ろ盾もなく、自らの手でよじ登ろうとしていたDIOのキックオフを物語るスケールです。そして、本作は、そんな“HOLY DIVER TOUR”でも後期にあたり、気迫だけでなく成功を実感し始めた時期でもある。その充実感は歌唱にも現れており、艶やかで伸びやかなノドでありながら鬼神の如きドスも利かせているわけです。
ロニー自身の言葉によると、ELFでプロになり、RAINBOWで世界を知り、BLACK SABBATHで成功と自らの音楽を見つけたそう。本作に映る彼は、そんな成功の階段を駆け上がる最後の姿。この後の“THE LAST IN LINE TOUR”では成功を守る王者として貫禄すら漂わせるDIOですが、本作はあくまでも“挑戦者”として熱く戦うロニー・ジェイムズ・ディオ。RAINBOWでもBLACK SABBATHでも後のDIOとも違う、“1983年”にしかいない彼です。そして、本作はその姿を記録した唯一の公式映像にして、その史上最高峰バージョンなのです。
単に素晴らしいライヴ映像というだけでなく、ロニーの人生に2つとない記念碑映像です。彼の生涯で完全再現まで実現したアルバムはただ1枚だけ。『RISING』でも『HEAVEN AND HELL』でもなく、『HOLY DIVER』だけでした。本作は、それほどまでに特別なアルバムと同じ“魂”が宿ったライヴ映像の頂点。世界に挑む決意、世界中から歓待された実感、背水の陣で掴み取った成功……その喜びが表情と歌声で刻まれたオフィシャル映像。今週末、あなたのお手元にお届けいたします。
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. Drum Solo 8. Heaven and Hell
9. Rainbow in the Dark 10. Don’t Talk to Strangers

Ronnie James Dio – Vocals Vivian Campbell – Guitars Jimmy Bain – Bass Vinny Appice – Drums
Claude Schnell – Keyboards


Ronnie James Dio / Complete Clips 1980-2009 / 1Bonus DVDR / Non Label


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A special “1983” in Ronnie’s life. The main press DVD is a vertex picture that conveys its dreadfulness, and we will give you a promotion / clip collection that will make you feel “his life” further in that bonus.
This work includes clips from 1980 to 2009. In other words, it covers all the PV for 30 years spent on BLACK SABBATH (HEAVEN & HELL) and DIO. As for the promotion collection of DIO, we have introduced gift DVDR “PROMOS 1983? 2002” before, and officially there were video “TIME MACHINE” and DVD “THE VIDEOS”, but none of them It was incomplete. In particular……

● Songs missing from official video “TIME MACHINE”
“Mystery” “We Rock (Live)” “Stars” “I Could Have Been A Dreamer” “Hey Angel” “Push”

● Songs that were missing in official DVD ‘THE VIDEOS’
“Hungry For Heaven” “Stars” “Wild One” “Push”

● Songs that were missing in the gift “PROMOS 1983? 2002”
“Rainbow In The Dark” “Hungry For Heaven” “We Rock (Live Clip)” “Stand Up And Shout (Live Clip)” “Bible Black”

Even though there was no BLACK SABBATH (HEAVEN & HELL) or “Stars” on the official board of DIO, there was also a lack of DIO. This work covers these collections. Of course, not only the quantity but also the quality is perfect, I use the best master which any existing PV exist. It is quality not to be defeated to the official DVD.
It is painting story of “1980s? 2000 Ronnie” that is drawn at a stroke with such iron wall quality. As a matter of fact, DIO after Tracie G era has hardly made PV but that is why he concentrates on the hit songs of the golden age, “the best to watch with the eyes” luxury. Starting from “Die Young” that revived the BLACK SABBATH, it continued to “Solitary Holy Diver”, the fantastic drama “The Last In Line”, “All The Fools Sailed Away”, the best masterpiece “Rock ‘N’ Roll Children” . Moreover, “Stars” which makes you feel the desires of the rock world, “Wild One” “TV Crimes” that went back to the street feeling, and Teinyas D who triggered the revaluation also participated as guests “Push” “Bible Black” animated PV etc … etc.
30 years from Ronnie’s first platinum album “HEAVEN AND HELL” to his remains “THE DEVIL YOU KNOW”. Although the clips of the 70’s such as RAINBOW 3 songs and THE BUTTERFLY BALL familiar with “LIVE IN MUNICH 1977” are not recorded yet, the second half of the life Ronie reigned in the rock world is a masterpiece that runs as a running horse lamp and runs around. Even as a decided collection even beyond the official board, one of the best to taste Ronnie’s golden age at once. Please enjoy with the main press press DVD which is the top plate of “Special 1983”.
本作に収められているのは、1980年から2009年までのクリップ。つまり、BLACK SABBATH(HEAVEN & HELL)とDIOに費やされた30年間の全PVを網羅しているのです。DIOのプロモ集と言うと、当店でも以前ギフトDVDR『PROMOS 1983?2002』をご紹介したことがありますし、公式にもビデオ『TIME MACHINE』やDVD『THE VIDEOS』がありましたが、そのどれもが不完全でした。具体的には……

●公式ビデオ『TIME MACHINE』に欠けていた曲
「Mystery」「We Rock (Live)」「Stars」「I Could Have Been A Dreamer」「Hey Angel」「Push」

●公式DVD『THE VIDEOS』に欠けていた曲
「Hungry For Heaven」「Stars」「Wild One」「Push」

●ギフト『PROMOS 1983?2002』に欠けていた曲
「Rainbow In The Dark」「Hungry For Heaven」「We Rock (Live Clip)」「Stand Up And Shout (Live Clip)」「Bible Black」

DIOの公式盤にBLACK SABBATH(HEAVEN & HELL)や「Stars」がないのは当然としても、DIO分にも欠けがあったわけです。本作は、これらを網羅したコレクション。もちろん、量だけでなく質も万全でして、どのPVも現存するベスト・マスターを使用。公式DVDにも負けないクオリティなのです。
そんな鉄壁クオリティで一気に描かれるのは“1980年代?2000年代ロニー”の絵物語。実のところ、トレイシーG時代以降のDIOはほとんどPVを作らなくなったわけですが、だからこそ黄金期のヒット曲に集中しており、“目で観るベスト”な豪華っぷり。BLACK SABBATHを蘇らせた「Die Young」から始まり、独り立ちした「Holy Diver」、幻想ドラマの「The Last In Line」「All The Fools Sailed Away」、最高傑作「Rock ‘N’ Roll Children」へと続く。さらにはロック界での人望を感じさせる「Stars」やストリート感覚に回帰した「Wild One」「TV Crimes」、再評価の引き金となったテイネイシャスDもゲスト参加した「Push」や鎮魂歌のような「Bible Black」のアニメPV等々など……。
ロニーにとって初めてのプラチナ・アルバム『HEAVEN AND HELL』から遺作『THE DEVIL YOU KNOW』までの30年。『LIVE IN MUNICH 1977』でお馴染みのRAINBOW3曲やTHE BUTTERFLY BALLといった70年代のクリップは未収録なものの、ロニーがロック界に君臨した後半生が走馬燈となって駆け巡る大傑作です。公式盤さえも超える決定コレクションとしても、ロニーの黄金期を一気に味わうにも最上の1枚。“特別な1983年”の最上盤である本編プレスDVDと共に、存分にお楽しみください。

1. Die Young 2. Neon Knights 3. Holy Diver 4. Rainbow In The Dark 5. The Last In Line
6. Mystery 7. We Rock (Live Clip) 8. Hungry For Heaven 9. Rock ‘N’ Roll Children
10. King Of Rock And Roll 11. Stars 12. I Could Have Been A Dreamer
13. All The Fools Sailed Away 14. Stand Up And Shout (Live Clip) 15. Hey Angel
16. Wild One 17. TV Crimes 18. Push 19. Bible Black


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