According to (what I recollect from) What Does This Button Do?, Bruce wanted to have Dio in "The Three Tremors", for which the songs "The One You Love To Hate" and "Tyranny of Souls" were initially written. When the management tried to impose Geoff Tate instead of RJD, he lost interest in the...
Indeed, you did! :)
No time to explain the clues in length right now, but in a random order, a few of them dealt with the 1956 film, starring Leslie Nielsen among others, from a novel by C.S Lewis, whose main character was a "nature lover" originally (pic with the heart-shaped hands). The DT...
Well, I agree that "The Wicker Man", "Blood Brothers", "Dance of Death", "The Talisman" and "Eldorado" can stand up to the older output. But overall, I find the older albums more interesting in the long run. That is subjective of course, but definitely nostalgia plays a part in my case, and the...
Clue #1: ex nihilo
Clue #4: Dream Theater; X; 3
Clue #5: News Etv
Clue #7: 1956
Clue #9: This song was released as a single but was hardly played live at all.
Incorrect guesses: Charlotte The Harlot/ Innocent Exile/ Running Free/ Wasting Love/...