Bobby Rondinelli

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Bobby Rondinelli
Birth nameRobert Rondinelli
Born (1955-07-27) July 27, 1955 (age 65)
GenresHard rock, blues rock, heavy metal
InstrumentsDrums, percussion, guitar
Associated acts
Websitewww.twitter.com/BobbyRondinelli

Robert Rondinelli (born July 27, 1955) is a rock drummer best known for his work with the hard rock/heavy metal bands Blue Öyster Cult, Rainbow, Quiet Riot, Black Sabbath, The Lizards, and Rondinelli. In July 2013, Rondinelli was announced as the new drummer for the Axel Rudi Pell band, replacing previous drummer Mike Terrana.[1] Rondinelli has played on subsequent albums and tours, and remains with the band at time of writing (February 2016).

Equipment[edit]

Rondinelli plays Ludwig drums, Attack drumheads, and Paiste cymbals.

Drums: Ludwig:

Rondinelli plays on a standard size Ludwig set that usually comprises a bass, snare, rack tom, and two floor toms, though he may periodically slightly alter his setup depending on the artist he is playing with and the venue.

Cymbals: Paiste:

  • Signature 10" micro hi-hat
  • 2002 17" crash
  • 2002 15" sound edge hi-hats
  • 2002 18" china
  • 2002 19" crash
  • 2002 10" splash
  • Giant Beat 24" Giant Beat ride
  • 2002 18" crash
  • 2002 18" novo china
  • Noise Works 14"/18" trash set
  • Twenty 18" thin china

Discography[edit]

[citation needed]

Year Band Title Notes
1981 Rainbow Difficult to Cure
2016 Rainbow Boston 1981
1982 Rainbow Straight Between the Eyes
1982 Rainbow Live Between The Eyes
1986 Rainbow Finyl Vinyl Rondinelli features on several tracks
1996 Rondinelli Wardance Recorded in 1985
1989 Doro Force Majeure
1993 Quiet Riot Terrified
1994 Black Sabbath Cross Purposes
1995 Black Sabbath Cross Purposes Live
1995 Sun Red Sun Sun Red Sun
1999 Sun Red Sun Lost Tracks
2000 Sun Red Sun Sunset
1998 Blue Öyster Cult Heaven Forbid Track 9: "Live for Me"
1998 McCoy Brainstorm Track 9, 13
1998 Dali Gaggers Just ad Nauseam
1998 Dali Gaggers Confessions of a Spooky Kid
2000 The Sign Signs of Life
2001 Blue Öyster Cult Curse of the Hidden Mirror
2002 Blue Öyster Cult A Long Day's Night
2002 Rondinelli Our Cross, Our Sins
2002 Riot Through the Storm
2003 Mark Stein White Magik
2003 The Lizards Rule
2005 The Lizards Cold blooded kings
2005 The Lizards Live At B.B. King - NYC
2005 Foghat Official Bootleg DVD # 1 2002-2004
2005 The Lizards They live !
2006 The Lizards Against all odds
2008 The Lizards Archeology
2014 Axel Rudi Pell Into the Storm
2015 The Lizards Reptilicus Maximus
2015 The Handful Sons of Downtown
2015 Axel Rudi Pell Magic Moments: 25th Anniversary Special Show
2016 Axel Rudi Pell Game of Sins
2016 The Last Ditches Spilt Milk
2018 Axel Rudi Pell Knights Call
2019 Axel Rudi Pell XXX Anniversary Live
2020 Axel Rudi Pell Sign of the Times

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ F., Carl (July 15, 2013). "New Drummer Bobby Rondinelli Announced By Axel Rudi Pell". Axel Rudi Pell. Archived from the original on January 29, 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-16.

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