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Carmine Appice — Telling It Like It Is

Anyone even remotely attuned to the heroics of rock's heavy hitters knows the name Carmine Appice.

by Robert Santelli
Jul 25, 2018

Vanilla Fudge’s Carmine Appice

If any drummer in the history of classic rock can say he’s seen it all, it’s him. From defining the role of star journeyman player in the ’70s, penning a classic method book, and pioneering the rock-drumming clinic to setting the bar for rock-star excess that’s still referenced today, the drummer known to many simply as “Carmine” has made a career out of standing out from the crowd. It all started fifty years ago, when he powered an explosive young group that grabbed TV audiences by the throat and promptly skyrocketed up the charts….

by Ken Micallef
May 31, 2017

Portraits - Carmine Appice

The first time I met Carmine Appice was back in 1978 at a drum clinic on Long Island. That was the day we taped the interview that appeared in the April 1978 issue of Modern Drummer.

by Scott K. Fish
Apr 12, 2017

Carmine Appice: Leadin' The Way

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Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017