Angry Machines

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Angry Machines
Cover art by Paul R. Gregory
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 4, 1996 (Japan)
October 15, 1996 (USA)
Recorded Total Access Recording, Redondo Beach, California, USA
Genre Heavy metal
Label Mercury (Japan)
Mayhem Records (US)
SPV/Steamhammer (Europe)
Producer Ronnie James Dio
Dio chronology
Strange Highways
Angry Machines
Inferno: Last in Live
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic [1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 7/10 [2]

Angry Machines is the seventh studio album from the American heavy metal band Dio. It was released first in Japan on October 4, 1996 by Mercury Music Entertainment with 11 tracks and in the USA on October 15, 1996 on Mayhem Records but with only 10 tracks. It was the last studio album to feature original drummer Vinny Appice.


Track listing

All lyrics by Ronnie James Dio, music as stated.

Side one
1."Institutional Man" Vinny Appice, Dio, Tracy Grijalva 5:08
2."Don't Tell the Kids"Appice, Dio, Grijalva4:19
3."Black"Dio, Grijalva, Appice, Jeff Pilson 3:10
4."Hunter of the Heart"Appice, Dio, Grijalva4:13
5."Stay Out of My Mind"Pilson7:11
Side two
6."Big Sister"Dio, Grijalva, Appice, Pilson5:35
7."Double Monday"Appice, Dio, Grijalva2:55
8."Golden Rules"Appice, Dio, Grijalva4:54
9."Dying in America"Dio, Grijalva, Appice, Pilson4:38
10."This Is Your Life"Dio, Grijalva3:25




  1. Huey, Steve. "Dio Angry Machines review". AllMusic . Rovi Corporation . Retrieved 2013-11-10.
  2. Popoff, Martin (August 1, 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 121. ISBN   978-1-894959-62-9.
  3. Saulnier, Jason (24 March 2012). "Vinny Appice Interview". Music Legends. Retrieved 6 May 2013.