Since the late 1980s, Nick has drummed for world-renowned bands including Genesis and Tears for Fears as well as Frost*, Fates Warning, Jonatha Brooke, and Mike Keneally. He has been the drummer with award-winning progressive rock band Big Big Train since 2007.
Nick played with progressive rock band Spock’s Beard for almost 20 years, until 2010. Nick recorded 10 studio albums with Spock’s Beard, also singing lead vocals for the last four releases, and has toured the US and Europe on numerous occasions.
Artist Website: https://www.nickdvirgilio.com
Release Date: June 26, 2020
About the Album
This album, recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London and world-class Sweetwater Studios in Fort Wayne, Indiana, features a number of special guests including:
- Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater)
- Tony Levin (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel)
- Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big, Racer X)
- Jem Godfrey (Frost*)
- Carl Verheyen (Supertramp)
- Jonas Reingold (The Flower Kings, the Steve Hackett band)
- Randy McStine
- Michael Omartian
In addition, there was significant support from leading drum and cymbal manufacturers, with Nick playing a different drum kit on each track. Featured manufacturers include DW, Gretsch, Ludwig, Mapex, Paiste, Sabian, Sonor, TAMA, Yamaha, Zildjian, Aquarian, Remo, Evans, Vic Firth, Promark, Vater, and Trick as well as DPA Microphones.