Is it true Dio was replaced by Tim Curry due to issues with Ozzy?
Tim Schafer: We cast Tim Curry as Doviculus. If you listen to the character with the visuals I think you can see Tim Curry was perfect for that. I love Dio and I would love to have Dio in the game. Things did get complicated with that set-up. In the end, Tim Curry as Doviculus was the right choice to make. I would love to work with Dio another day. How much of you, Tim,—whether true or wishful thinking—is in Brütal Legend? Tim Schafer: A lot of computer guys listen to metal when their bedroom doors are shut. It is a great way to go back to my wasted teenage years—when I used to pour over album covers—and look at it as valuable time spent. It paid off. I still have the first vinyl I ever bought. It was Diary of a Madman. I was 14. I still have that record. I got to have Ozzy sign it and tell me what the little icons on the album meant, what “S.A.T.O.” stood for… All these stories. If I could go back in time and tell my 14-year-old self this was going to happen to me my head would’ve exp