This picture is a 2004 promotional picture.


  • Real Name: Robert Rondinelli
  • Birthdate: July 27, 1955
  • Birthplace: Port Jefferson, NY USA
  • Band Position: Drums
  • Started in Band: Spring/Summer 1993
  • Left Band: June 1994
  • Returned to Band: July 1995
  • Left Band: Sometime during 1996
  • Album Appearances: Cross Purposes & Cross Purposes Live
  • Other Bands: Blue Oyster Cult, Rondinelli, Sun Red Sun, Rainbow, Doro, Quiet Riot, The Lizards



  1. what a giant drummers big respect for this man!!!!
    longue vie a lui!

  2. This guy looks just like he could be Vinnie Appice’s brother!! Hard to tell them apart. Both good drummers!

  3. there’s a dvd with him with Rainbow its live in Texas,1982,,real powerhouse drummer,,he does a drum solo with his hands,,,its amazing to see.

  4. David Nelson says

    Rondinelli’s drumming on Cross purposes is amazing. Tight, crisp, powerful, yet musical.

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