Dio concert review; May 1st, 1997 by hlydiver

The following is a review of the second-last show of the third North American leg of the Angry Machines tour, originally e-mailed to me.

From: Hlydiver@aol.com
Subject: dio at silo in reading. pa
Date: Sun, 4 May 1997 16:03:53 -0400 (EDT)

Dio has always benn one of my favorites.Weather its Rainbow,Sabbath,or solo.I was ready for this concert,and it was GREAT!First band My DyingBride was to loud to understand anything.Bass drowned out the rest of the music and the violin sounded like nails on a chalkboard.But was not there to see them.

Dio opened with Jesus,Mary and Holyghost,wich i think is a great song so i was loving it.Dio`s voice sounded great.It was loud but clear.He only played 2 new songs Doulbe Monday and Hunter of the Heart.Best part of show for me was Mistreated which went into Catch the Rainbow.Dio was shaking hands and high fiving people.Overall the band sounded great.

This was the 5th Dio concert i`ve seen in my life.This was the smallest place i`ve seen him and without big stageshow of the past but it proves how good he is.The songs stand on there own.So keep it up Ronnie, theres still lots of fans out here who love your kind of music.If any Dio fans want to talk about Dio or hard rock e-mail me.Heres a list of songs i rember him playing in order i think.

This page is maintained by Tapio Keihänen, E-mail: dio@iki.fi.
The page has been updated on 15.05.1999
URL: http://www.dio.net/tour/reviews/970501_hlydiver.html, the front page http://www.dio.net/.