BIOGRAPHY

Bobby started playing drums when he was 11 years old. At 13 he joined a band called The Wanders, they played school dances and fraternity parties. Later in his teens, Bobby and his brother Teddy started there first band Tusk. Through his teens Bobby played the Long Island and New York club scene doing hundreds of shows. I was in a band called Samantha when Richie Blackmore asked me to join Rainbow. Bobby Rondinelli who is currently playing with guitar legend Leslie West (Mountain, West Bruce and Lang) and German guitarist Axel Rudi Pell, Bobby is one of the most noted drummers in the industry today. He is a drummers drummer whose resume includes, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult, Doro, Quiet Riot, The Lizards, Sun Red Sun, Rondinelli, Riot, Pyramid, The Sign, Zebra, Bonnie Tyler, Over The Rainbow, Dee Snider, Classic Rock All Stars, Mark Stein. In addition to critically acclaimed solo projects Bobby has recorded with the Scorpions on there multi-platinum Love At First Sting and toured with Aerosmith and Foghat when there drummers were ill. Bobby is also the author of the Encyclopedia Of Double Bass Drumming co-written with Michael Lauren, it is on of Modern Drummer Magazine’s top 25 drum books of all time. When not on the road Bobby maintains a busy teaching, recording and clinic schedule. Bobby endorses Ludwig Drums, Paiste Cymbals and Gongs, Gibraltar Hardware, Vater Drumsticks,Aquarian Drum Heads, Axis Foot Pedals, Gon Bops Cowbells and Percussion, Ultimate Ear in ear monitors, and Miktek microphones.

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DISCOGRAPHY

Difficult to Cure
Rainbow
Jealous Lover
Rainbow
Final Vinyl
Rainbow
Live Between The Eyes (DVD)
Rainbow
Best of Rainbow
Rainbow
Love At First Sting
Scorpions
Cross Purposes
Black Sabbath
Cross Purposes Live (DVD)
Black Sabbath
Curse Of The Hidden Mirror
Blue Oyster Cult
Long Days Night Live (DVD)
Blue Oyster Cult
Heaven Forbid
Blue Oyster Cult
Knights Call
Axel Rudi Pell
2018
30th Anniversary Live Show
Axel Rudi Pell
2019
Into The Storm
Axel Rudi Pell
Magic Moments Live DVD
Axel Rudi Pell
Game Of Sins
Axel Rudi Pell
Ballads 5 Album
Axel Rudi Pell
Force Majeure
Doro Pesh
Our Cross Our Sins
Rondinelli
War Dance
Rondinelli
Terrified
Quiet Riot
Reptelicus Maximus
The Lizards
They Live
The Lizards
Rule
The Lizards
Against All Odds
The Lizards
4-2-11
The Lizards
Cold Blooded Kings
The Lizards
Archeology
The Lizards
Through The Storm
Riot
White Magic
Mark Stein
Signs Of Life
The Sign
Sun Red Sun
Sun Red Sun
Ray Gillen Tribute
Sun Red Sun
Lost Tracks
Sun Red Sun
Just Ad Nauseam
Dali Gaggers
Confessions Of A Spookie Kid
Gidget Gain
Sons Of Downtown
The Handful
Spilt Mi
The Last Ditches
Caves Of Utah
Bill Fredrich
Axe To Grind
Daniel Wentworth
Emerald Sabbath