Vinny Appice Talks About Black Sabbath 'LIVE EVIL' Controversy & Mob Rules Recording

October 21, 2017


Jimmy Kay from Canada's The Metal Voice recently spoke to former Black Sabbath, Dio Drummer Vinny Appice who on October 27 will be releasing an Album with his brother Carmine Appice entitled Appice 'Sinister'.


To watch the complete interivew

 Vinny Appice spoke about how he joined Black Sabbath the recording of The Mob Rules album, the Live Evil controversy and how he and Ronnie James Dio left, recording Holy Diver, the last in Line, Dream Evil with Dio and his time playing with John Lennon."

When asked about the controversy surrounding the departure of Ronnie James Dio and Vinny Appice during the producing of the Black Sabbath Live album Live Evil  (16:20)
"I think the engineer (of Live Evil) liked to party at that time I just remember that me and Ronnie would show up around 2pm that was the call and the rest of the band didn't show up till later on. I didn't understand why, I loved the band I loved everybody in the band. Then it came out in the press that Ronnie and I went early into the studio to turn up the drums and vocals, why would we do that?"


See above audio interview for complete story


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