Famed drumming brothers Carmine and Vinny Appice will perform songs from their first and newly released joint studio album “Sinister,” at the 2018 Hall of Heavy Metal History Celebrity Induction Ceremony, January 24, 2018. This great collection is comprised of 13 tunes, and has numerous high profile musicians on all tracks.
“Carmine has been singing lead and background for years. He´s a very good singer and I´m glad he sang one number on this record,” says Vinny Appice. “We cannot wait to take the album on the road! Heavy drums and heavy songs. It will kill,” says Carmine Appice.

“We are so excited to have Carmine and Vinny Appice perform some of the songs from their Sinister album, at the 2018 Hall of Heavy Metal History Celebrity Induction Ceremony,” says Hall of Heavy Metal History President Pat Gesualdo. “Vinny was inducted into the Hall in 2017, and Carmine is going to be inducted in 2018.”

The Appice “Sinister” album is available through SPV/Steamhammer as CD digipack, double gatefold vinyl, download, and stream.

The 2018 Hall of Heavy Metal History Inductees Include:

Bill Ward (Black Sabbath, Ward One)

Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)

Billy Sheehan (David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, The Winery Dogs)

Carmine Appice (Ozzy, Michael Schenker, Paul Stanley), Induction by Vinny Appice


Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater, Rudess/Morgenstein)


Metal Mike Chlasciak (Halford, Painmuseum, Courtesy of Marshall Amps)

Munsey Ricci (President, Skateboard Marketing)


Sammy Ash (COO Sam Ash Music)

Elliott Rubinson (Dean Guitars, with Rubinson family accepting the Induction)                        

Tickets for the 2018 Hall of Heavy Metal History Celebrity Induction Ceremony are available at The show is sponsored by: Pepsi, KLOS FM, TD Bank, SiriusXM, Modern Drummer,, Riola Design, Zildjian Cymbals, Playability Toys,, and Marshall Amps. 


The Hall of Heavy Metal History is a non-profit organization dedicated to enshrining forever, those Iconic musicians and music industry executives who are responsible for making Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they keep inspiring Heavy Metal fans throughout the world, from generation to generation.  

The Hall of Heavy Metal History does an Annual Celebrity Benefit Gala in January, in Anaheim CA. The Hall also has does an Annual on-stage Induction Ceremony at Wacken, the world’s largest heavy metal festival, for the “Global Metal Ambassador Artist Award.” The Hall of Heavy Metal History is part of the non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities), where celebrities, sports stars, law enforcement agencies, the United States Department of Defense, and major corporations join to help special needs children and wounded soldiers on a Global basis. D.A.D. and the Hall of Heavy Metal History also join with the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.

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