Dio - After All (The Dead) Lyrics




What do you say to the dead
Will you forgive me for living
Can't believe the things that they said
Wonderful day for a killing
It's killing me
What do they do with your soul
Is it just lying there busted
When did you lose all control
Is there someone to be trusted
With my mind
Oh there's insufficient evidence
Of what just might come after
But sometimes out of nowhere
There's demented sounds of laughter
Are we all haunted by
The ghost - imagination
It just can't be
I've seen them there
Howling at the moon
Is it just me
Or does somebody else believe this
Well I'm not alone
And I'm not afraid
There's just one way to see

[Chorus:]
After all [etc.]

What do you say to the dead
Is there a place where it's burning
It says in a book I once read
Yes there's a chance of returning
Turn to me
The fundamental principles
Say nothing of forever
But those are voices that I hear
Or I'm just not so clever
It can't be me
I know somebody else believes this
Well I'm not alone
I'm not afraid
Just one way to see
After all [etc.]





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  1. Han Solo

    Dio é incrível, ainda mais com o Tony junto...que música maravilhosa❤❤❤

  2. haytionette

    Sorry but this is my favorite Black Sabbath. I also love Ozzy but Dio is just in a league of his own.

  3. Paul Savickas

    I get goose bumps listening to this! Sad that he is gone! One for the ages!

  4. First Blood

    Underrated...this is not for everybody! \,,/ 😈 \,,/

  5. Thomas Kirby

    Awesomeness x 100!

  6. David Pavlicek

    The greatest heavy metal band of all time heaven and hell

  7. Colin Haywood

    IOMMI RIFF MASTER

  8. Gary Unsworth

    Ronnie is probably the best singer front man Ritchie Blackmore has ever discovered, he knew this great man was going to blow people's minds and I thank him so much for it

  9. marika vass

    wow, i did miss out on this concert.

  10. Bruce Rogers

    Seeing Dio in the late 90's was the best concert I've ever been to.
    So powerful, such a good show on every level. The way he got the crowd into the show was incredible.
    I've never seen anything like it since. I don't think anyone at that show has either. RIP RJD!
    The world misses your showmanship.

  11. Luiz Nallim

    Tony Iommi... 🤘The Holy Grail of metal, from here everything is born.🤘

  12. David Rey castella

    Dio padre nuestro tu nos enseñaste el arte de la grandeza de la musica ,tu metal genuino i auténtico 🤘cuando muera nos beremos en el infierno

  13. SIGN OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS

    "E5150" is the true national hymn of hell and "Falling off the edge of the world" is the most magnificent and glorious Metal song EVER ! 🤘

  14. Daniel Paez

    The only thing I don't like about this concert, and espcially this tour and the time they Iommi and Buttler spent with Dio and Appice was that they didn't call this project Black Sabbath.

  15. Vikash Loitongbam

    Tony's greatness lie in the fact that the entire sabbath atmosphere stays dark as always although he keeps changing the songwriting styles for every vocalist . He wrote for ozzy in a completely differently manner from dio and even that blondie what's his name douche who almost ruined sabbath. He is a true musician who served the song and the band and metal.

  16. Sean Brice

    When you have Ronnie James Dio fronting your band, that is simply the pinnacle as a rock and roll musician. He's the best ever.

  17. Ricardo Macedo

    best performance

  18. Steve Burk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_1U8E9cxLw HEAVEN N' HELL

  19. Ogro de Bacu

    Tony Iommi is not from this Planet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  20. Mike B

    One of my favorite line ups of all time-classic!

  21. Antonio Alves

    The best

  22. Anthony Brown Jr.

    simply BADASS. every player at that age. and DIO!

  23. haunter230

    such an underrated performance. E150 flows perfectly into the opening riff to After All. I get hella goosebumps from this.

  24. Justin McNeal

    That riff!!

  25. PgMergener

    Doom brought me here

  26. Rahulrawat grg220

    This Song Is My Favourite...!!!
    👍👍👍

  27. Mah Minatti

    Dio eterno amo de paixão

    Sou Aquele Que Tudo Vê Então Tome Cuidado

    Mah Minatti
    🎼🎼🎼💀🎼🎼🎼
    🔥🔥🔥🎤🔥🔥🔥

    Tamy Santos

    🤘🤘🎸🎸

  28. Colin Haywood

    IOMMI RIFF MASTER

  29. O Desafinado Fernando

    O DIO SEM COMENTÁRIOS !
    MAS VAMOS FALAR DOS RIFFS DO IOMMI !
    QUE EH ISSO CARA

  30. Tolis Pougaridis

    Dad drums! Omg!

  31. Massimo Giammaria

    spettacolooooooo🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘

  32. MDM

    2:38 - electricity passing through Geezer's veins!!

  33. Insidious Sid

    Some people get the greatness that is DEHUMANIZER. I'm one of those lucky people. RIP RJD. Thanks man.

  34. Colin Haywood

    BLACK SABBATH ARE EXCELLENT RIFF AND GOOD CONSTRUCTION

  35. Andre FB

    Iommi toca com a alma !

    Renan Menezes

    Dio canta com a alma, os dois são fodas demais.

  36. FullMetalGuy

    Sounds like Dio mixed up the lyrics in the chorus at one point there, still made it work, what a champ.

    Also, what a great concert opener. I bet most people weren't prepared for a doom onslaught to open the show, but it sounded amazing.

  37. Philip Chilvers

    I had the pleasure of seeing Ronnie James Dio perform live twice; the first time with his band on the very first night of the tour that promoted the album "Lock Up the Wolves" on May the 25th 1990 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Hall, England and again with Heaven and Hell on November 4th 2007 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Arena, England

    Dennys Scorpions

    Luckiest

  38. matheus freitas

    show demais se é doido,Iommi é mestre!

  39. turbo claudio

    capolavoro 🤘

  40. John Joe Fitzpatrick

    God such an underrated album!! Why couldn't 13 have sounded like dehumanizer?

    cfmidenceh1

    Because it doesn't have Dio on it!

    Micael Rodrigues Alves

    @cfmidenceh1 and Vinnie Appice

  41. um minuto de decisão significam horas

    Dio is a Great Singer, ozzy is a joke!!!

    Philip Chilvers

    Ozzy is a SINGER?! When did that MIRACLE happen?!!!

    BlackMamba1443

    Ozz is a shame!

    axl rose

    um minuto de decisão significam horas both singers hav their own style, so just think positive..if ozzy died, fans also missed him same as late DIO.

    Vinyl Diary666

    Dio is a brilliant singer, ozzy is a great singer!

    Janitor Of Hades

    They're both great.

    Ozzy sounded amazing in the mid 70s, listen to the 1975 soundboard.

  42. Robert Cam

    great song!

  43. Robert Cam

    he is not dead! he loves Among us!

  44. Elëctric Elf

    I think they should play this with Ozzy on The End tour, it's doomy and slow enough for Ozzy.

  45. V Undead

    Dio ♥

  46. Sebastian Costa

    just... DIO!!!

  47. วิวัฒนา พลนาค

    Now Dio is singing to God and Satan in heaven and hell.

  48. Ninten The Metalhead

    I wish I could've seen Dio when he was alive

    Emerson MotoristaExecutivo

    I have been there! 😎

    Derek Rodriguez

    Saw them on metal masters tour Toni Dio geezer Vinnie badass show

    killyourboss 624

    I saw this tour that was it

    Paul Sisolak

    Saw him with H&H on The Devil you Know tour in '09, just several months before he died. Ungodly performance! He was the master right until the end.

    xerxes2044

    Sorry. Well let that be a lesson to you then at least. If you have a chance to go see someone you love, dont do the "ah ill see em next time" thing. You never know.

  49. Ricardo Maranhão

    Who agree that this intro riff is one of the best, deepest and heavier on the history??

    Colin Haywood

    brilliant total agree

    Nicolas Zamudio

    Honestly the whole dehumanizer is underrated its sad because its such a dark and heavy album

    tbeat03

    Just listen to the Melvins and you'll hear lots of dense and heavy songs like these (along with the weirdest ones haha)

  50. Jimmy Parker

    Black Sabbath,I remember Heaven and Hell introduced me to them. Never looked back. Dio really had magic. Never lost his strong voice even at the end. I miss him. There will never be another Toni Iommi either. The evil sound of his GS120.

  51. Ryan Riggleman

    So glad I got to see that tour!

  52. Rex Mundi

    I knew he was dying as soon as i saw this in '07. I actually thought he was pumped on Dilaudid, i sure was ! He looked sick as fuck, right ? Cancer is what came to mind, i cried, no shit. Very sad, a terrible fucking loss. R . I . P .

  53. pricklyphlox

    Dio gave 100%, 24/7.

    Rex Mundi

    +pricklyphlox ABSO FUCKING LUTELY !!! ALWAYS.

    muS5s

    absolutely fucking true

    Christian Zametzer

    He was the best..everytime.

    axl rose

    Dio said he doesn't care how much people infront of him.

  54. Gabriel Palma

    PUTA LA HUEA NUNCA PUDE VER ESTA FORMACION,NUNCA PUDE VER A RONNIE JAMES...CONCHETUMARE QUE TREMENDO HUEON...QUE PENA ME DA SABER QUE NUNCA PODRE VER EN VIVO ESTO.

    SI ALGUIEN TE PREGUNTA "QUE ES EL METAL?" PONELE ESTE TEMA Y LISTO...

  55. purorock y agüita

    CONCHETUMARE DA ESCALOFRIOS ESTA WEA

  56. Phil Toseland

    Amazing heavy metal voice. Saw him as dio at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall. Awesome

  57. Joe Nicholson

    Ronnie was a superb example of a human being....I look to his example for many things. He wasn't perfect yet did many things perfectly. To say that Ronnie was a national treasure would be an absurd understatement. He was quite a bit more than that.

  58. Steambull1

    I don't like how the crowd response was kinda lame towards the Dehumanizer songs when H&H toured - it's a great album, and this is an incredible performance of the album's opening song!

    John Joe Fitzpatrick

    +Steambull1 doesn't matter man both songs are damage. The computer god solo is one of Tony's finest moments in his entire career and as for this song, it reminds me a lot of saint vitus except no wino on vocals

    John Joe Fitzpatrick

    Yeah these so called fans are just elitists man

    John Joe Fitzpatrick

    Steambull1 btw how did sabbath get such a doomy sound on dehumanizer? I mean I heard during the recording, they were only half step down but it sounds a shitload lower than that. More like B

    Herman Helmich

    Steambull1 don’t know
    I think Dio’s voice is better suited for the uplifting midtempo or fast tracks
    A lot of the dehumanizer songs live are like slow Sabbath Ozzy day tunes.
    The one that really stands out is ‘I’ from Wacken open air 2009
    Superb song

    Daniel Paez

    Most underrated Sabbath album, cos it's a total masterpiece. To me, it's even better than Mob Rules.

  59. Brian Blackwell

    Absolute classic!!! Awesome live! We miss that voice! Dio forever!!!!

  60. Manuel Barragán Rodríguez

    Mother of Dio...

  61. spendle

    To think Dio was 64 when he performed this.

  62. ratmans203

    ............you are useless................

    Wavetech

    who ? 

  63. Moshe Alvarez

    Damn, this tune is intense live!

    77elvistheking

    they say Dehumanizer is bad album.... wtf... wait till u hear it live : D

  64. Videl Ravalcon

    only one way to see AFTER ALL MOTHER FUCKER!! hahAHAH

  65. Avo Nersesian

    The Devil's Soundtrack

  66. MLD

    I met the drummer, Vinny Appice. He is a phenomenal drummer a really cool dude.

  67. AndiTRD

    Still the most evil riff ever.

  68. Th13OFC

    Por que se foi tão cedo mestre ?

  69. kawuniadarunia2

    What do you say to the dead...

  70. Immortal Sinner

    Ronnie James Dio, the crimson idol, the heavy metal god, the neon knight and stargazer. We will meet again when we catch the rainbow. Farewell my friend.

  71. Joe Molinaro

    WITH OZZY...IT WAS SUPER GREAT...WITH DIO...IT WAS SUPER GREAT...DOES NOT MATTER HOW GREAT THE VOICE IS...WHEN THE GROUP IS SUPER GREAT...HELL...IS SUPER GREAT...

  72. Joe Molinaro

    I GUESS IN HELL...HEAVEN DOES NOT EXIST...THERE ALL OF US GO....WE'LL SEE HIM AGAIN LATER AND GUESS WHAT???...HE WILL PERFORM FOR ALL OF US...AGAIN...

  73. oscar Breyes

    Great voice until the end....RIP DIO...Iommi doom metal GOD...

  74. foda-se

    long live ronnie james dio in heaven or hell!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  75. foda-se

    the doom metal fathers!!

  76. Miguel Valverde

    This is so fucking great....love the live version.....

  77. David Hovhannisyan

    Geezer + Iommi --- forever

  78. didier van dijk

    Nobody c an pull up a wall of sound like mr.Iommi

  79. Christian Felipe García

    Así es que se abre un concierto Jueputa!!!

  80. Ivan Byrd

    heaven and hell at radio city music hall is the best performance ever. i love all of DIO ...
    there will never be any body dead or alive that could do what he has done for me in
    my life for sharing his music with me.

  81. thguutube

    mature sabbath at their best

  82. Ryan Sheehan

    R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio

  83. TheEstebanFumero

    If Testament covered this... that would be sick.

  84. pedopolus

    Ronnie te extrñamos. dejaste un abismo vacio en el metal

  85. Marcela Xavier Rafainer

    "0 pessoa(s) não gosta(m)". fuck yeah.

  86. Cellars1978

    Grande vídeo e som mágico
    Thumbs up
    5 *****

  87. geezer ozolev

    so powerful!!!

  88. One True Vikingbard

    3:07 - vinny played so hard his drum-set started falling down about him!