Eagle Rock to Release DIO’s “Live In London: Hammersmith Apollo”

Ronnie James Dio

On May 13, Eagle Rock will release DIO‘s “Live In London: Hammersmith Apollo” on DVD, Blu-ray, 2CD and digital formats.

Filmed at London, England’s Hammersmith Apollo on December 12, 1993, this previously unreleased concert film captures the then newly reformed DIO band on the last night of their European tour in support of the “Strange Highways” album. With a lineup of Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Vinny Appice (drums), Jeff Pilson (bass) and Tracy G (guitar), the band delivered a blistering performance on tracks from the “Strange Highways” album, previous DIO classics and favorites from Ronnie‘s career with BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW.

“Live In London: Hammersmith Apollo” track listing:

01. Stand Up And Shout
02. Strange Highways
03. Don’t Talk To Strangers
04. Evilution
05. Pain (with guitar solo)
06. The Mob Rules
07. Children Of The Sea
08. Holy Diver
09. Heaven And Hell
10. Man On The Silver Mountain
11. Drum Solo
12. Heaven And Hell (reprise)
13. Jesus Mary & The Holy Ghost
14. Hollywood Black
15. The Last In Line
16. Rainbow In The Dark
17. We Rock
18. Here’s To You

“Strange Highways” performance clip, taken from “Live In London: Hammersmith Apollo”, can be seen below.

Nikola Savić is a prog enthusiast, blogger and author, in addition to being the founder of Prog Sphere, Progify, ProgLyrics and the ongoing Progstravaganza compilation series.

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