Heavy rockers Stagma, formed by composer/guitarist Alexandre Santos (Scar For Life) and featuring Jason Morgan (Orangefall) on vocals, Neil Fraser (Ten) on guitar and Joe Petro (Heaven and Earth) on bass, have announced that Legendary drummer Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio) will joining them to complete the new line-up.
Vinny Appice, who has formed the backbone of bands such as Dio, Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell and many more, both live and in the studio, has recorded and co-written songs on over 25 albums, including many multi-platinum records. With over two decades of touring and the sale of millions of records behind him, the other members of Stagma are delighted that he will be joining them in the studio to record their debut EP, Stagma.
“I grew up listening to Vinny’s drumming,” said Lisbon-based guitarist Alex Santos. “For me, he’s one of the heaviest drummers in rock history with a very personal style. Having Vinny on board is a privilege and he will add the vital ingredient that Stagma is looking for …”
Stagma will be planning performances surrounding the release in the coming months and new dates will be listed on the band’s website: www.stagmaband.com.