The stories fly fast and furious. The characters are some of the most famous people in the world including Led Zeppelin, Ozzy, Rod Stewart and so many others. The book, “Stick It,” by drummer Carmine Appice is thrilling, titillating, entertaining and so much fun, you won’t want it to ever end. Carmine talks to Goldmine about it.
The third Moody Blues Cruise, subtitled, appropriately, “Lovely To See You,” was a vintage time at sea with many classic musical memories.
Music with messages for peace is still needed all these decades later and is an example why the album “Spirit of ’67” remains as timely as ever.
Columnist Warren Kurtz takes a look at the flip side songs related to the current issue.
Vanilla Fudge vocalist/organist Mark Stein knows his fair share of quality music — a perfect subject for 10 Albums That Changed My Life.
Drummer Carmine Appice has been at the epicenter of classic rock bands such as Vanilla Fudge and Cactus. As a result, he’s influenced some of the top rock drummers today. So, what music influenced him?
Taking part in “Love-In,” a theatrical celebration of the music of The Summer Of Love two years ago brought back a flood of memories for Vanilla Fudge’s Vince Martell.
The lead guitarist/singer of the late-’60s psychedelic powerhouse felt as if he was back in the Avalon Ballroom while performing Fudge’s darkly trippy and unbelievably heavy version of The Supremes’ “You Keep Me Hangin’ On.”
In article/All_hell_breaks_loose_1968_in_review_part_II/”>part II of our look back at 1968, we reviewed the troubling historic events that marked that year, and we began to dive into the music that provided the soundtrack for life after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. In this installment, we take a closer look at the albums that marked the year, from the then-dismissed (but now oft-revered) Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks, to the heartbreak and betrayal Jeff Beck felt over Led Zeppelin I.
In Part I of our look back at 1968, we reviewed the troubling historic events that marked that year. With Part II, we begin to dive into the music that provided the soundtrack for life after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and we explore The Godfather of Soul’s new role as a voice of calm and reason.