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Classic Rock Drops Podcast – Episode 32 Kiss Expo Interviews

Here is part two of our Kiss Indianapolis Kiss Expo Trilogy. This is just a few short interviews I did with some of the artist on hand. It included Big John Harte Security Legend, Chris Williams from Accept, Bobby Rock (Nitro, Lita Ford, Vinnie Vincent), Four by Fate (Todd Howarth, John Regan, Rob Afusso, and Patrick James Gasperini)

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Three Sides Of The Coin – Ep. 283 Bobby Rock, Former Drummer with the Vinnie Vincent Invasion

Inside the Birth and Death of the Vinnie Vincent Invasion This week we are joined by drummer Bobby Rock. Bobby was the drummer in the Vinnie Vincent Invasion. Bobby shares his memories and amazing stories of auditioning for the VVI. Who was the brains behind the band. When the wheels first started to fall off. How the VVI eventually imploded. Thoughts on why the VVI never broke big. Changes in management. We guarantee you will learn something new about Vinnie Vincent and the Vinnie Vincent Invasion. Bobby just released his…

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Veteran rock drummer Bobby Rock (VINNIE VINCENT INVASION, NELSON, LITA FORD) releases his memoir, “The Boy Is Gonna Rock: A Drummer’s Journey From Houston To Hollywood In Search Of Hair Metal Heaven” A very detailed and personal 12-chapter memoir about the entire VINNIE VINCENT INVASION saga. Get it at or special packages at The book premieres at the KISS Fan Expo May 12th & 13th.

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Decibel Geek TV – Albums Unleashed: All Systems Go w/ Bobby Rock Ep.270

In this Albums Unleashed special, Bobby Rock discusses the songs on All Systems Go and why certain songs didn’t get the push they didn’t deserve such as the lack of video for opening track, Ashes to Ashes. Other items discussed include a managerial change in the band during the recording process as well as a tour that was in the works with another guitar hero that fell through. Near the end of the discussion, Bobby is asked about his interest in the off-chance that he’d be asked to be part…

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Decibel Geek Podcast – Albums Unleashed All Systems Go w/Bobby Rock – Ep270

Drummer Bobby Rock joins the guys this week for Albums Unleashed Vinnie Vincent Invasion All Systems Go. In this long-form discussion, Bobby goes into detail on the tour leading up to the recording of this sophomore album; including his recollection of equipment being confiscated due to a pending lawsuit filed by former New England drummer Hirsh Gardner against Vinnie Vincent. A lot of tension was building around the recording of All Systems Go with pressure coming down from Chrysalis label heads pushing for more restrained playing from Vincent. That tension…

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Talking Metal – Talking Metal 585 Featuring Robert Fleischman

On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl interviews Robert Fleischman.  At the beginning of the chat Robert announces his upcoming solo album which will include many high profile guest stars including George Lynch, Frankie Banali, Deen Castronovo, Bobby Rock, Rusty Anderson, Monte Pittman, Tony Franklin and Chip Z’Nuff.  Other topics include Journey, Vinnie Vincent and his band The Sky. Go here to read more.

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Bobby Rock Blog – “Go West, Young Man!” – Reflections on the Vinnie Vincent Invasion audition, 30 Years Later

Original Vinnie Vincent Invasion drummer Bobby Rock has posted a look back at his time auditioning for the band. Here is an excerpt: 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. Tuesday, October 1st, 1985, SIR Studios on Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. There are so many things…

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