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Ronnie James Dio Appreciation Thread

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Post Sary on Mon 7 May - 22:36

I heard this song today and vaguely remembered the mtv video. I just had to google it when I got home. I like the clips of the London scenery.
The creeper guy reminds me of Randy Newman....too funny!

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Post Neon Knight on Tue 8 May - 0:02

Rainbow In The Dark is a sparkling melodic metal song but that video is really not worthy of it! Dio himself looks cool but I don't know what the rest is supposed to be about. It looks like the director made it up as he went along.

This is a better Dio video (apart from some wooden acting right at the beginning):


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Post Sary on Tue 8 May - 0:21

Well the Rainbow in the Dark official video got 7.2k thumbs up on YouTube. It is campy I admit but , I like it....sparkling melodic metal.
The video you posted is not available in my country.
I am thinking it is this one, the original.

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Post Neon Knight on Tue 8 May - 0:29

Yeah, that's it. The girl reminds me of Joan Jett.

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Post Neon Knight on Tue 8 May - 19:18

There are two or three more Dio songs which tell a similar story to Rock 'n' Roll Children. With this one, the lyrics are a bit darker:



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Re: Ronnie James Dio Appreciation Thread

Post Aëlwenn on Tue 8 May - 22:06

@Neon Knight wrote:
@Aëlwenn wrote:What’s ur favorites metal bands ?
I want to improve my own taste about it so I seek for good ones Smile 1
Are you becoming bored with Cookie Thumper? Wink 1

Women tend to prefer the type of metal called Operatic/Symphonic. Bands like:

Nightwish
Within Temptation
After Forever
Epica
Xandria
Delain
Diabulus In Musica
Visions of Atlantis
Edenbridge

Ah ah yes a bit bored Smile 1
I like Nightwish and Xandria.
I will listening other’s ones, thank you !
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Post Neon Knight on Tue 10 Jul - 21:57

Today, July the 10th, is Dio's birthday, so here are a few songs in celebration . . .









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Post Neon Knight on Thu 12 Jul - 21:47

Bulgarian Dio fans near his statue in Kavarna https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kavarna


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