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August 6 in history

1284 Pisa was defeated in Battle of Meloria by Genoa, ruining its naval power.

1538  Bogotá, was founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada. 725 more words


I miss the 80’s as well, it was a truly great decade for music. http://ift.tt/1MsZhmp

Vinnie Vincent

Welcome To Hell: Recording Drums for the First Vinnie Vincent Invasion Album - Part 1

As I described in the memoir, “Go West, Young Man!” – Reflections on the Vinnie Vincent Invasion audition, 30 Years Later, landing the VVI gig out of a once-in-a-lifetime audition opportunity was one of the most unforgettable memories I’ve had in my professional career. 4,981 more words

Bobby Rock



DANA Strum is a remarkable talker. There can be no doubt about that. Whether he is the former member of the Vinnie Vincent Invasion who Vincent told us in it 320 joined without once having to play his instrument is anyone’s guess. 1,743 more words


Monster, Monster - Love Kills

Once again we see eveidence that Freddy Krueger’s greatest weakness wasn’t teenaged girls but cheesy hair metal.

Vinnie Vincent’s enormous ego meant that we wouldn’t see a lot from this lineup, but hey, it did lead to Mark and Dana launching Slaughter a few years later, so I can’t complain too much.  53 more words


"Go West, Young Man!" - Reflections on the Vinnie Vincent Invasion audition, 30 Years Later

Last week marked the 30th anniversary of my Vinnie Vincent Invasion audition. And since I’m on my annual “writer’s retreat” at the moment, firmly in the headspace of writing, I figured I would do a little stream-of-consciousness riffing about that whole crazy, magical, and dare I say, “destined,” audition experience. 3,786 more words

Bobby Rock