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Ronnie James Dio Metal Extravaganza Ballads Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Hank Parker, Oct 3, 2004.

  1. Hank Parker

    Hank Parker Senior Member

    Joined: Sep 17, 2002 Messages: 1,902 Likes Received: 0
    This thread is dedicated to the most unholy'est old man that can rock a crowd of old drywallers & electricians.
    I remember back in elementary school I'd go over to my friend Pauls house and his dad (who looked like Tom Petty) would always have the Dio cassette out and be moulding some unholy piece of artwork out of sculpy. Needless to say we thought Dio was for old people, because we liked And Justice For All. But we lost out And Justice For All cassette one time at our unholy fort of doom i think it was. So we swipped his dads Holy Diver cassette before this field trip we were about to embark on with our 4th grade class. We put that baby in our walkman in the back of the bus and totally rocked out to it. It soon became our cassette. And that song, after all these years, is the best damn song ever to rock out to. If you listen to it, you have to prepare your self in a modified "metaling it down, with legs far apart and flying v in hand" stance, also known as the smelting stance. This one's for you old man RJD. Keep rocking the world with your ballads of unholy beasts and wizards and other shit.

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  2. JohnnyLode

    JohnnyLode Member

    Joined: Jun 20, 2003 Messages: 460 Likes Received: 0
    I love the Holy Diver video, just seeing him carry a sword that is the same length as him rocks. Saw Dio couple years back with Maiden... it was awesome to say the least.
     
  3. EyeforAnEYE

    EyeforAnEYE Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 29, 2003 Messages: 4,199 Likes Received: 3
    Dio is the fucking man. He's been rocking for so long, and he doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon. I really hope when he comes around again I can see him.

    Holy Diver is one of the best heavy metal albums, I have yet to listen to his new album, but I'm sure it is rocking
     
  4. Hank Parker

    Hank Parker Senior Member

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  5. Ronnie Dobbs

    Ronnie Dobbs Senior Member

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  6. 23578

    23578 Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 2, 2000 Messages: 2,521 Likes Received: 0
    great thread title

    my vote, best dio song, "man on the silver mountain" by rainbow

    it's also too bad dio never got his dues back here in the us.
     
  7. type R

    type R Senior Member

    Joined: Sep 23, 2001 Messages: 2,456 Likes Received: 1
    its about time the holy diver got his own thread.

    way better than that sabbath stuff.
     
  8. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

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  9. alphabet soup

    alphabet soup New Jack

    Joined: Oct 9, 2004 Messages: 40 Likes Received: 0
    dio truly is the star of the masquerade
     
  10. High Priest

    High Priest Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 1, 2002 Messages: 4,928 Likes Received: 3
    Dio's alright, def. has a voice that suit's the genre.. but, id take [​IMG]
    over Dio anyday.
     
  11. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

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