The Very Beast of Dio is the second greatest hits collection CD from the American heavy metal band Dio. The first to be released in the U.S., it has sold over 400,000 copies, according to SoundScan. As of 11/03/2009 it has been certified Gold by the RIAA, having sold more than 500,000 copies in the US.[3]

followup to this compilation was released on October 9, 2012.[4]

Track listing[edit]Edit

  1. "Stand Up and Shout" (Ronnie James DioJimmy Bain) – 3:19 (from the album Holy Diver - 1983)
  2. "Holy Diver(Dio) – 5:54 (from the album Holy Diver)
  3. "Rainbow in the Dark(Dio, Vivian Campbell, Bain, Vinny Appice) – 4:16 (from the album Holy Diver)
  4. "Straight Through the Heart" (Dio, Bain) – 4:36 (from the album Holy Diver)
  5. "We Rock(Dio) – 4:35 (from the album The Last in Line - 1984)
  6. "The Last in Line(Dio, Campbell, Bain) – 5:47 (from the album The Last in Line)
  7. "Mystery" (Dio, Bain) – 3:58 (from the album The Last in Line)
  8. "King of Rock and Roll(Dio, Campbell, Bain, Appice) – 3:52 (from the album Sacred Heart - 1985)
  9. "Sacred Heart" (Dio, Campbell, Bain, Appice) – 6:28 (from the album Sacred Heart)
  10. "Hungry for Heaven(Dio, Bain) – 4:11 (from the album Sacred Heart)
  11. "Rock 'n' Roll Children(Dio) – 4:33 (from the album Sacred Heart)
  12. "Man on the Silver Mountain" (live) (Ritchie Blackmore, Dio) – 2:29 (from the live album Intermission - 1986)
  13. "Dream Evil" (Dio, Craig Goldy) – 4:29 (from the album Dream Evil - 1987)
  14. "I Could Have Been a Dreamer(Dio, Goldy) – 4:44 (from the album Dream Evil)
  15. "Lock Up the Wolves" (Dio, Rowan Robertson, Bain) – 8:34 (from the album Lock Up the Wolves - 1990)
  16. "Strange Highways" (Dio, Appice, Tracy GJeff Pilson) – 6:53 (from the album Strange Highways - 1993)


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