Having played with Jeff Beck, Ted Nugent and Rod Stewart, Carmine Appice is not one to lay down some vanilla beats.
http://custard-pie.com/ Ginger Baker at Cream’s last show at the Royal Albert Hall, 1968. My favorite rock drummer, though Carmine Appice runs a close second. I know, Keith Moon and John Bonham were great. But dying young doesn't move you higher up the list.