Phil Varone

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Phil Varone
Birth namePhilip Varone III
Born (1967-10-15) October 15, 1967 (age 51)
Long Island, New York
GenresHard rock, glam metal
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, actor, producer
InstrumentsDrums
LabelsAtlantic Records
Associated actsSaigon Kick
Prunella Scales
Skid Row
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Phil Varone (born October 15, 1967) is an American drummer, music producer and songwriter. He is a founding and former member of the band Saigon Kick from 1988–1996 and from 2012–2015.

While out of Saigon Kick for several years, some of which Saigon Kick wasn't active, he played for Prunella Scales, Skid Row, and Vince Neil.

Early life

Varone was born on Long Island, New York, to parents Phil and Angela Varone, both of Italian descent. His family relocated to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1980. Phil received his first drum kit as a Christmas gift as a young child. He began playing percussion in grade school at the age of 7 and continued into the first years of junior high. Self-taught, Phil credits his skills to listening to his favorite bands and drummers.

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