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Carmine Appice : Stick it! : My Life of Sex, Drums and Rock 'n' Roll - Carmine with Gittins, Ian Foreword Stewart, Rod Appice

Carmine Appice : Stick it!

My Life of Sex, Drums and Rock 'n' Roll

Paperback Published: 16th May 2016
ISBN: 9781785582271
Number Of Pages: 288

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Carmine Appice (born December 15, 1946) is an American drummer and percussionist most commonly associated with the rock genre of music. He has received classical music training, and was influenced early-on by the work of jazz drummers Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa. Appice is best known for his associations with Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, the power trio Beck, Bogert & Appice, Rod Stewart, King Kobra, and Blue Murder, which also featured John Sykes of Thin Lizzy fame, and Tony Franklin of The Firm. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2014.

Appice is credited with influencing later rock drummers including Iron Maidens Nicko McBrain; Aerosmiths Joey Kramer; Roger Taylor of Queen; Phil Collins of Genesis; Rushs Neil Peart; Motley Crues Tommy Lee; Slayers Dave Lombardo; Richard Christy; Chris Grainger; David Kinkade; Ray Mehlbaum; Led Zeppelins John Bonham; Ian Paice of Deep Purple; Robb Reiner; and, Eric Singer.

About the Author

Ian Gittins is a music writer for the Guardian who has also written for Melody Maker, Q, Time Out, MTV, Daily Telegraph and New York Timesand has penned biographies of Bjork and Talking Heads. He is also the co-author with Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue of the New York Times bestseller The Heroin Diaries: A Year In The Life Of A Shattered Rock Star and the co-writer with David Essex of the Sunday Times number one bestseller Over The Moon.

ISBN: 9781785582271
ISBN-10: 1785582275
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 16th May 2016
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.6 x 23.4

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