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Welcome to the official web site of Vinny Appice!!

Vinny's unique, powerful drumming is marked not by his performances with a single group, but by his flawless musical contributions to an extensive list of rock and roll icons like Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio, Heaven & Hell, Rick Derringer, John lennon and more! 

A consummate performer and drummer, Vinny also is a brilliant clinician, performing clinics and master classes all across the globe as well as making appearances in films and television. 

Vinny is your one source for everything "Vinny", from autographed swag to tour dates and appearances, if it's happening you'll see it here first at

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Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp

Hollywood, CA

Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp

Hollywood, CA

Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp

Hollywood, CA

Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp

Hollywood, CA

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Lima, Ohio

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Vinny Appice inducted into the new Hall of Heavy Metal History.
The new Hall of Heavy Metal History has announced the first inductees into their Hall of Fame. The organization is a non-profit "dedicated to enshrining forever, those Legendary musicians, music industry executives, DJ's, journalists, and Producers who are often overlooked, but responsible for making Heavy Metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they keep inspiring Heavy Metal fans throughout the world, from generation to generation."

Inductees include:

Vinny Appice, formerly of Black Sabbath and Dio.

Ronnie James Dio of Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio.

Rudy Sarzo formerly of Ozzy Osbourne's band and Whitesnake. 

Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot

A special 33rd Anniversary Induction of Quiet Riot, as the first band to achieve the #1 Heavy Metal Album status.

Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead with a special guest accepting for the late guitarist.

Ross "The Boss" Friedman, formerly of Manowar.

Don Airey of Deep Purple.

Andy Zildjian, President/CEO of Sabian Cymbals.


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The Drum Wars book and DVD kit takes drum solos of Carmine and Vinny Appice, and breaks them down into easily digestible sections. By viewing the included video footage of the solos at 75% and 50% of their normal speed, students can see, hear, and thoroughly understand each section. Read More...
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