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Gallery of Groove

Photos from the 2021 Modern Drummer Festival For the second year in a row, the global pandemic chased the Modern Drummer Festival to an online venue. But we were unbowed. Presented by the MD team and produced by Thom Mozloom’s…

Feb 1, 2022

The Appice Brothers Take to the Airwaves

In one of those sci-fi-esque synergies of parallel dimensions, interviewing Carmine and Vinny Appice about their Hangin’ & Bangin’ livestream show is practically like being in an episode. Carmine’s enthusiastic rat-a-tat delivery is often gleefully interrupted with punctuations and elaborations…

By Michael Molenda
Jul 20, 2021

Vinny Appice — Playing For The Band

Sometimes before interviewing a musician, I find myself fighting a preconceived image I’ve gotten of the person. Perhaps it was a picture painted by another journalist in some other publication, or maybe the image was conceived in my own mind…

by Robyn Flans
Sep 20, 2018

Vinny Appice Leaving His Mark

Even appearing on national television with an ex-Beatle—as a teenager, no less—couldn’t have prepared him for the rock ’n’ roll glory that lay just around the corner. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99…

Story by “Pistol” Pete Kaufmann | Photos by Alex Solca
Mar 23, 2018

The Chick Corea & Steve Gadd Band, Arturo O’Farrill and Chucho Valdés, Good Tiger, Quartet NL, and more!

In a highly anticipated reunion, keyboardist Chick Corea and STEVE GADD co-lead a top-flight band in a mix of electric and acoustic jazz excursions with echoes of their mid-’70s brotherhood. Corea crafted most of the double disc’s original compositions with…

Jan 31, 2018

Falling Rocks - A Primer on One of Drumming's Most Powerful Fills

The term “falling rocks” refers to a very powerful fill concept made famous by legendary rockers like Carmine and Vinny Appice, John Bonham, Cozy Powell, and Tommy Aldridge, and it’s often used by contemporary metal, prog, and fusion drummers. TO…

Rich Redmond
Feb 23, 2017

October 2009 - Volume 33 • Number 10

Jeff “Tain” Watts, Neil Peart, Justin Foley, Steve Shelley, Tony Allen, Dave Witte, Chad Sexton, Vinny Appice, Robb Reiner, Mark O’Connell, Levon Helm, Buddy Saltzman, Jaleel Bunton, Gerry Gibbs, Nick Jonas, Christian Eigner, Jim Chapin TO READ THE FULL STORY:…

Oct 1, 2009

September 2007 - Volume 31 • Number 9

Josh Freese, Jeff Porcaro, James Gadson, Vinny Appice, Morgan Rose, Vicki Randle, Ryland Steen, Artimus Pyle, Stephen Flinn, Steve Smith, Abe Laboriel Jr., David Garibaldi TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE…

Sep 1, 2007

January 1987 - Volume 11 • Number 1

Gregg Bissonette, Gary Husband, Woody Herman, Rod Morgenstein, Walter Keiser, Pedro Haldemann, Bryan Holmes, Anton Fig, Vinny Appice, Gina Schock TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47…

Jan 1, 1987

July 1986 - Volume 10 • Number 7

Billy Cobham, Tico Torres, Jeff Hamilton, Vinny Appice, Pete Magadini, Ed Soph, Gary Chaffee TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47 Years of Archives (500+ Issues) 40+…

Jul 1, 1986

September 1985 - Volume 9 • Number 9

Jeff Watts, Vinny Appice, George Brown, George Lawrence Stone, Tommy Lee, Jon Christensen, Brian Pastoria, Tommy Aldridge, Larrie Londin, Neil Peart TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine…

Sep 1, 1985