The Studio Albums1996-2004 (LP ) | Dio
The LP set is housed in a sideloading box with redesigned artwork and gold foil on 180g Marbel Color LPs and includes the 7' of the rare single 'Electra'.
Vinyl colors - 1996's Angry Machines 1LP (Halloween Orange with black marble), 2000's Magica 2LP (Transparent Blood Red & Black Smoke 2LP + 'Electra' Colbalt Blue 7' Single) 2002's Killing The Dragon 1LP (Transparent yellow with black marble), & 2004's Master Of The Moon 1LP (Electric Blue with milky clear marble)
The reissued studio albums by DIO from 1996-2004 were enthusiastically received worldwide, especially in the USA, Germany, and Spain, where all four albums achieved impressive chart positions and even surpassed the chart positions of the original releases.
Angry Machines (1996), Magica (2000), Killing the Dragon (2002), and Master of the Moon (2004) were released by BMG in newly remastered versions with rare and previously unreleased live and studio bonus tracks.
Out of the four releases, only Killing the Dragon reached #199 on the charts upon its original release in the USA. However, the reissues achieved higher positions on the US Top 200 Sales Chart: Magica at #118, Killing the Dragon at #125, Angry Machines at #126, and Master of the Moon at #127. In the US Catalog Sales Chart, the releases performed even better: Magica - #46, Killing the Dragon - #49, Angry Machines - #50, and Master of the Moon - #51.
In the German charts, all four albums landed in the Top 50, with all of them surpassing their original positions except for Killing the Dragon: Magica reached #32, compared to the original release at #40; Killing the Dragon reached #35, only five positions higher than the original release; Master of the Moon was originally at #62, and the reissue climbed 19 positions higher to #43; and Angry Machines, which was originally not on the charts, reached #44.
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