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Ready To Strike - KING KOBRA

KING KOBRA had the world to gain and had it, almost. The band had drumming veteran Carmine Appice for a leader. It had an arsenal buffered by fleeting future stars: guitarist Mick Sweda in BULLETBOYS, bassist Johnny Rod in W.A.S.P. and guitarist David Michael-Phillips (aka David Henzerling) who later found himself running a full ...

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CARMINE APPICE Reinvents CACTUS Once Again

Coming off a very successful U.S. tour and the release of its first studio album in ten years, "Black Dawn", the time has come for founding member and world-renowned drummer Carmine Appice to re-energize and rebuild CACTUS, the band once heralded by critics as America's answer to LED ZEPPELIN. Appice has announced two new members ...

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VINNY APPICE: 'When RONNIE JAMES DIO Died, It Was Shocking'

Legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL) was recently interviewed on "The Andy Social Podcast". You can listen to the full chat below. Asked how the deaths of Ronnie James Dio and Jimmy Bain affected the way he approaches performing live nowadays, Vinny said: "I never really experienced bandmembers actually dying, so ...

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PANTERA, L.A. GUNS, BUTCHER BABIES Members Perform 'Ace Of Spades' At Ultimate Jam Night's Tribute To LEMMY

Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running free weekly music program founded by QUIET RIOT's Chuck Wright, held a "Tribute To Lemmy" honoring the famed leader of MOTÖRHEAD on Tuesday, August 23 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Video footage of Rex Brown (PANTERA, KILL DEVIL HILL), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS), Carla Harvey ...

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