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Tag Archives: Vinnie Appice

Wait no more, here’s Dunsmuir (Clutch, Black Sabbath, Fu Manchu)

Posted by on April 11, 2016

What do you get if you cross Clutch’s Neil Fallon, his Company Band guitarist Dave Bone, Fu Manchu bassist Brad Davis and former Black Sabbath and Dio skinsman Vinnie Appice. Well, until recently, all you had a logo and years of teases. The band recently released a very limited 7″ with two songs on it, “Our […]

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Last in Line release “Blame it on me” and “Starmaker” in memory of Jimmy Bain

Posted by on January 25, 2016

These past few weeks have been rough with the passing of many artists, including former Dio and Rainbow bassist Jimmy Bain who passed away over the weekend. While many know Bain for his role during his time with the previously mentioned bands, he was also part of Last in Line, a band comprised by former members […]

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Serj Tankian, Tom Morello go off the rails on Ozzy cover

Posted by on January 21, 2015

When you think of Randy Rhoads, Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist for his first two solo albums, System of a Down singer Serj Tankian isn’t necessarily the first name to come to mind. However, he got together with Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello to record a cover of “Crazy Train” for the forthcoming compilation Immortal Randy […]

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Randy Rhoads tribute to feature Serj Tankian, Tom Morello, and more

Posted by on January 12, 2015

In just 25 years, on Ozzy Osbourne first two solo albums and a stint in Quiet Riot, Randy Rhoads cemented himself as one of the best and most imitated guitarists in metal. And while the guitarist’s life was tragically cut short in 1982, he’s getting his due via a tribute album (and no, we’re not […]

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And the winners of the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards are…

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Tonight, the sixth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards took place in L.A. While the show is still streaming live online, we now know every band and musician who is taking home a Golden God with them tonight. And let’s just say Slayer’s opening set and Nicolas Cage presenting Axl Rose the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime […]

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Johnny Kelly (ex-Type O Negative, A Pale Horse Named Death) Replaces Vinny Appice In Kill Devil Hill

Posted by on March 10, 2014

Less than five months after their sophomore release Revolution Rise, Vinny Appice has left Kill Devil Hill, with former Type O Negative drummer Johnny Kelly stepping in. Via a press release, Appice offered the following comment: “It’s been a great musical adventure from the beginning, but the time has now come to go our separate ways […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/28: Our Predictions For The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Yup, it’s that time of year again. The nominees for the 6th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced this week. Thus, the Metal Insider […]

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Guns N’ Roses to headline Golden Gods Awards; Nominees anounced

Posted by on February 26, 2014

The always-polarizing Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show presented by Epiphone has been announced for Wednesday, April 23 in Los Angeles, and they’ve got some pretty legitimate acts playing this time around. Guns N’ Roses will headline the sixth annual event, with Axl Rose (aka the band’s only original member) receiving the ‘Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement’ Award. […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Reasons Brad Wilk Recording With Black Sabbath Makes Sense

Posted by on January 14, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. As you likely know by now, Black Sabbath revealed that their new album 13 was recorded with Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave drummer Brad Wilk. The announcement came as a surprise to many, though most are simply still upset that Sabbath’s […]

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Is Rex Brown Still In Down?

Posted by on May 2, 2011

Kill Devil Hill, the new project featuring ex-Pantera/Down bassist Rex Brown and Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell drummer Vinnie Appice, made it’s live debut Friday night (April 29) at the Key Club in Hollywood. Backstage of the show, Brown and Appice took part in a interview with Metal Assault. You can watch the entire interview up […]

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