DIO - Last In Line ( 1984, Netherlands ) 12" Vinyl LP Album

  "The Last in Line" is the second studio album by heavy metal band Dio, released on 13 July 1984.

Album Front Cover Photo of DIO - Last In Line ( 1984, Netherlands )

Product Information and Collector Notes

 

Album Front Cover:
  • The band-name and the album's title are printed in the upper right half.
  • There is NO catalognr printed on the front cover
Album Back Cover

How does the album back cover be different from other versions

  • The Vertigo Swirl Logo is printed in the upper left corner on the back of the album cover.
  • The bar-code "0 42282 23661 6" is printed in the upper right corner of the album back cover.
  • The catalognr 822 366-1 is printed left from the bar-code.
  • At the bottom center there is :
  • 1984 Phonogram International B.V., The Netherlands
    1984 Warner Bros Records Inc U.S.A

  • In the bottom right corner there is the Phonogram logo and the text:
  • marketed by
    Phonogram

Inner Sleeve
This album comes with custom inner sleeves which photos of the DIO-band on both sides
Record Label

Record label information:

  • The record labels are green with black lettering
  • Vertigo Spaceship aka UFO Label
  • There is NO Label Code
  • The Rights Society "STEMRA" ( boxed ) is printed near 3'o clock
  • The catalognr is 822 366-1 is printed near 9 o'clock and is the same as on the sleeve
  • Below the catalognr there is "MADE IN HOLLAND"
  • The rim-text is printed in English and runs from 8 o'clock to 4 o'clock
  • Near the bottom of the label at 6 o'clock is the Vertigo Swirl Logo

Production & Recording Information

Producers:
  • Ronnie James DIO

      Ronnie James DIO (1942-2010) , the KING of Heavy Metal with a long career (starting in 1957) being lead singer (vocals) in many different bands. DIO's career in a nutshell: 1957 The Vegas Kings, Ronnie and the Rumblers, 1958-1961 Ronnie and the Redcaps, 1961-1967 Ronnie and the Prophets, 1967-1968 The Electric Elves, 1968-1972 The Elves, 1972-1975 ELF, 1975-1978 Rainbow , 1979-1982 Black Sabbath , 1982-2010 DIO (Band) , 1981-1982 Black Sabbath , 2006-2010 Heaven & Hell.

  • Angelo Arcuri
Sound & Recording Engineers:
  • Angelo Arcuri
  • Rich Markowitz
Mastering Engineer:
Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Barry Jackson

Steve Gerdes

Wendy Dio

Photography:

Gene Kirkland - Photography Gene Kirkland has been taking photos for music albums covers (during the 1980s) mainly for DIO , but also for Megadeth and Sanctuary.

Neil Zlozower

  Neil Zlozower a Photographer who has (during the 1980s and beyond) photography several dozen of Heavy Metal bands, some of these bands include: Armored Saint, Dio , Ratt , Lääz Rockit, Poison, Bow Wow and many others.


Music Genre:

Heavy Metal, Hard Rock

Label & Catalognr:

Vertigo – 822 366-1

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1984 Netherlands

Musicians:
  • Ronnie James Dio (1943-2010) - Vocals, Producer
  • Claude Schnell - Keyboards
  • Jimmy Bain (1947-2016) - Bass, Keyboards
  • Vinny Appice - Drums

    Vinny Appice is the younger brother of Carmine Appice. Vinny has played drums in many different bands, together with Ronnie James Dio in "Black Sabbath", DIO (Band), "Heaven and Hell" and in many other bands.

  • Vivian Campbell - Guitars
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. We Rock
  2. The Last in Line
  3. Breathless
  4. I Speed at Night
  5. One Night in the City
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. Evil Eyes
  2. Mystery
  3. Eat Your Heart Out
  4. Egypt (The Chains are on)

High Resolution & Quality Photos

Photo of album front cover DIO - Last In Line ( 1984, Netherlands )
High Resolution Photo #1 DIO Last Line Netherlands

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Photo of album Back cover DIO - Last In Line ( 1984, Netherlands )
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Photo of the custom inner sleeve DIO - Last In Line ( 1984, Netherlands )
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Photo of the custom inner sleeve DIO - Last In Line ( 1984, Netherlands )
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Close up of the record's label
High Resolution Photo of Label DIO Last Line Netherlands
Photo Side One DIO - Last In Line ( 1984, Netherlands )
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Photo of Side Two DIO - Last In Line ( 1984, Netherlands )
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