Originally Posted by jmontroy
Vinnie is indeed an awesome drum, but the solos I've seen him do are too over-the-top for my taste. I'd prefer a nice groove-oriented solo from Keith Carlock rather than Vinnie's ridiculous chops solos.
I'd agree with this statement if it were said about nearly any other drummer, but I can never hold that against Vinnie. I don't need him to always play tastefully and appropriately for the style; his chops are just so damn entertaining that he's always a pleasure to watch. And note the 'watch'.