Holy Diver is the debut studio album by the American heavy metal band Dio, released in 1983. It is considered to be one of the greatest heavy metal albums of all time. The album was certified gold in the US on September 12, 1984, and platinum on March 21, 1989.
The album was produced by Ronnie James Dio and Vinny Appice, and it features the singles "Holy Diver", "Rainbow in the Dark", and "Don't Talk to Strangers". The album's lyrics are often dark and fantasy-oriented, and they have been interpreted in many different ways.
The album was a critical and commercial success, and it helped to establish Dio as a major force in the heavy metal genre. It has been praised for its powerful vocals, catchy melodies, and heavy riffs.
The album's title track is a classic heavy metal anthem about a diver who encounters a sea monster. The song's lyrics are open to interpretation, but Dio has said that they are about a Christ figure on another planet who sacrifices himself to redeem his people.
Holy Diver is a classic heavy metal album that has stood the test of time. It is a must-listen for any fan of the genre.
|Original Release: 1983.|
|Catalog No: 075992383622.|
|Type: Jewel Case.|