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Former SKID ROW And SAIGON KICK Drummer PHIL VARONE Explains Decision To Retire From Drumming: 'I'm Just Not Feeling It Anymore'

Former SKID ROW and SAIGON KICK drummer Phil Varone spoke to Detroit's WRIF radio station about his retirement from drumming. The 51-year-old rocker, who is currently on tour with Jake E. Lee's RED DRAGON CARTEL, made his decision official via a social media post two weeks ago. Varone told WRIF's Meltdown that he has been ...

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STEVE VAI, BILLY SHEEHAN, RIKKI ROCKETT, DOUG ALDRICH, Others To Perform At 2019 'Ultimate NAMM Night'

"Ultimate Jam Night", the long-running community-oriented show in residency at the Whisky A Go Go, presents its second annual show at NAMM dubbed "Ultimate NAMM Night - The Power Of Music" on Saturday, January 26 at the Hilton Anaheim California Ballroom. The show is sponsored by DW drums, Ampeg, Mezzabara, Morley, Axis, Wedgie, Gear Secure, ...

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BULLETBOYS Frontman MARQ TORIEN To Record 'Really Different,' 'Completely Out-Of-The-Box' Solo Album

Prior to BULLETBOYS' performance in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 12, vocalist/guitarist Marq Torien spoke with Sydney Taylor of MA Entertainment Global. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's latest album, "From Out Of The Skies": Marq: "This record was kind of risky ...

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ENUFF Z'NUFF's CHIP Z'NUFF: 'In The Old Days, We Did More Cocaine Than GUNS N' ROSES And AEROSMITH Put Together'

ENUFF Z'NUFF vocalist/bassist Chip Z'Nuff recently spoke with Heavy New York. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new album, "Diamond Boy": Chip: "There's no rules or regulations, no need to put handcuffs on us. We grew up listening to different styles ...

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Listen To New BULLETBOYS Song 'Apocalypto'

"Apocalypto", a brand new song from the BULLETBOYS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "From Out Of The Skies", which will be released on March 23 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc was recorded at the Dave Grohl's Studio 606 in Northridge, California. Regarding the making of "From ...

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BULLETBOYS Enlist Drummer ANTHONY 'TINY' BIUSO

BULLETBOYS have announced the addition of drummer Anthony "Tiny" Biuso to the group's ranks. "We have known Tiny for a very long time and are so excited to have him providing the major boom to this group," says singer Marq Torien. "Tiny is now a 'fully loaded' BulletBoy and we look forward to having him ...

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Sinister - APPICE

When it comes to hard rock and heavy metal drumming royalty, the lordly name of Appice should automatically spring to mind. Individually, Vinny and Carmine Appice have canvassed the history of heavy music in their times with BLACK SABBATH, the Ozzy Osbourne band, DIO, VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS, KING KOBRA, BLUE MURDER, HEAVEN AND HELL and ...

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Clockwork Revolution - CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION

Here's a interesting gathering of well-known metal artists: vocalist Wade Black (CRIMSON GLORY, LEATHERWOLF, LEASH LAW and WAR OF THRONES), drummer Patrick Johannson (W.A.S.P., CRIMSON GLORY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and KAMELOT), bassist Dirk Van Tilborg (ALIAS, ATTAKK, CRIMSON GLORY and KAMELOT) and KINLIN guitarist Dewayne Hart. Together they form CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION, a power metal-hard rock hybrid ...

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CARMINE APPICE: 'There Are No New Drum Heroes'

Heavy New York recently conducted an interview with legendary drummer brothers Carmine and Vinny Appice about their upcoming collaborative album, "Sinister", which is due on October 27 via SPV/Steamhammer. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if there are any new drummers that they take inspiration from, Carmine said: "There's not a lot of ...

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Legendary Drummer Brothers CARMINE And VINNY APPICE To Perform 'Sinister' Album At Three Special Shows

Legendary drummers and brothers Vinny and Carmine Appice have teamed up for a new project called APPICE. They are set to release their debut album, "Sinister", on October 27 via SPV/Steamhammer. Before they do, however, they have announced three special live shows where the brothers will perform "Sinister" together. The three dates include appearances in ...

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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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ALICE IN CHAINS, SKID ROW, MACHINE HEAD Members Perform At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' Event In Agoura Hills (Video)

Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD), Scotti Hill (SKID ROW), Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, DIO, QUIET RIOT), Stephen Perkins (JANE'S ADDICTION), Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO) and Sin Quirin (MINISTRY) are among the musicians who gathered this past Sunday night (March 19) to honor one of rock's most legendary guitarists at the "Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration ...

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DOKKEN, SCORPIONS, KING'S X, BULLETBOYS Members Perform At 'Ultimate Jam Night''s Second-Anniversary Party

Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Mikkey Dee (SCORPIONS, MOTÖRHEAD), Doug Pinnick (KING'S X) and Marq Torien (BULLETBOYS) were a few of more than fifty performers that played at "Ultimate Jam Night"'s second-anniversary party this past Tuesday night at the world-famous Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Torien joined Dokken on stage for an unplanned version ...

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