DIO’s Legendary Donington Performances Set for Limited-Edition Vinyl Release

On July 19, 2024, music fans can look forward to the release of “The Complete Donington Collection”, a highly anticipated five-LP box set featuring DIO’s iconic Castle Donington ’83 and Castle Donington ’87 performances at the Monsters Of Rock festival in the U.K. This limited-edition collection, in collaboration with Niji Entertainment and BMG, will be a must-have for die-hard fans and collectors alike.

Ronnie James Dio’s widow and longtime manager Wendy Dio expressed her excitement about the upcoming release, reminiscing about the band’s unforgettable performances at the historic festival. The collection includes classic tracks from Dio’s illustrious career with RAINBOW and BLACK SABBATH, as well as fan favorites like “Holy Diver”, “Rainbow In The Dark”, and “The Last In Line”.

“Dio At Donington ’83” showcases the original DIO lineup during the “Holy Diver” tour, capturing a moment in time when the band was at the peak of their powers. Meanwhile, “Dio At Donington ’87” features the “Dream Evil” lineup and highlights the band’s evolution and continued success.

With killer renditions of RAINBOW and BLACK SABBATH classics, this collection is a fitting tribute to Ronnie James Dio, a legendary vocalist who left an indelible mark on the rock music scene. Despite his untimely passing in 2010, Dio’s music remains as powerful and relevant as ever, with a dedicated following on social media and streaming platforms.

The upcoming release of “The Complete Donington Collection” is a testament to Dio’s enduring legacy and his impact on generations of music lovers. Prepare to experience the magic of Dio’s live performances like never before with this exclusive vinyl box set.