074: Vinny Appice

074: Vinny Appice

February 14, 2019

Sound Matters episode #074 features Tom’s conversation with Last In Line drummer, Vinny Appice. Vinny is best known for his work with Black Sabbath and Dio, as well as with numerous other bands and artists including Rick Derringer, John Lennon, Heaven and Hell, and Kill Devil Hill among others. Tom talked to Vinny about the new Last In Line II album, the loss of original bassist Jimmy Bain, as well as some history and insights into his decades long career. Vinny has stories for days through his years behind the kit for some of rock and metal’s timeless bands. He shares several of them here…

On This Episode:

Sound Matters Radio INTERVIEW guest: Vinny Appice from Last In Line, Kill Devil Hill, Dio, and Black Sabbath

Episode #074 – The Podcast: (also on SpotifyiTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, TuneIn, & Spreaker)

 

Inside the Interview:
01:47 – About the new Last In Line album II
04:28 – On working with co-producer Jeff Pilson…
06:01 – Lyric writing in Last In Line…
07:16 – Backstory recording the Holy Diver album with Dio…
09:05 – Differences between working in Dio vs. Black Sabbath…
11:54 – On the loss of bassist Jimmy Bain and addition of Phil Soussan…
14:46 – On Vinny’s involvement and leaving Kill Devil Hill…
17:25 – A big lesson learned from Gene Simmons from KISS…
19:50 – What still drives Vinny to this day?
21:14 – On working briefly with John Lennon…
23:23 – On signing autographs and taking pictures with fans & Ronnie James Dio…
25:07 – What advice would he give to a young Vinny Appice…

Connect with Vinny Appice & Last In Line:
Website: www.LastInLineOfficial.com
Website: www.VinnyAppice.com
Official Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/LastInLine
Instagram: www.instagram.com/lastinlineofficial (@lastinlineofficial)

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Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…

 

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