Legendary drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN AND HELL, DIO, BLACK SABBATH) was interviewed by The Bearman and Keith of 95.1 WZZO in Allentown, Pennsylvania about BIG NOIZEVinny's new "supergroup" collaboration with vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN),guitarist Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT),bassist Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL) and keyboardist Teddy "Zig Zag" Andreadis (GUNS N' ROSES). Listen to the four-minute chat at this location.
BIG NOIZE plays the favored hits that the individual members were known for, either because they wrote them or they performed them during their times of biggest chart success.
After at least a year or so of playing these songs, BIG NOIZE hopes to start to feature new and original songs which will be written by the songwriting powerhouse that these four musician/writers represent.
According to a press release, the group's setlist is an "explosion of anthems that topped rock and pop charts in the '70s and '80s", including the following:
"Crazy Train" - OZZY OSBOURNE
"Shot In The Dark" OZZY OSBOURNE
"Smoke On The Water" - DEEP PURPLE
"Highway Star" - DEEP PURPLE
"Come On Feel The Noize" - QUIET RIOT
"Metal Health" - QUIET RIOT
"Rainbow In The Dark" - DIO
"Last In Line" - DIO
"The Mob Rules" - BLACK SABBATH
"Long Live Rock & Roll" - RAINBOW
"Street Of Dreams" - RAINBOW
"Stone Cold" - RAINBOW
You can also find BIG NOIZE on MySpace at this location.
Fan-filmed video footage of a recent concert by BIG NOIZE can be viewed below (courtesy of "mokumeitame").