“Carmine Appice set the foundation for heavy drumming ... before Bonham, before Ian Paice... before anyone else."- Modern Drummer magazine.

“The creator of heavy rock drumming as we know it” - Drummer Magazine UK
“Appice is a legend, an icon and a creator of the highest order” - Rolling Stone
“Carmine is among those untouchable few who, by defining the genre at the beginning, enabled rock music to be what it is today” - Brian May, Queen.