Nicholas D'Virgilio (born November 12, 1968) often referred to as NDV, is an American drummer and multi-instrumentalist musician, best known as a member of the progressive rock band Spock's Beard.
He was also one of two drummers chosen to replace Phil Collins in Genesis on the Calling All Stations album.
He has also done session work with many artists including Tears for Fears and Mystery, and is an official member of Big Big Train.
On July 26, 2011, D'Virgilio released a solo EP called Pieces. He performed a show in Quebec City, Canada performing the EP in its entirety with local musicians on the day of the album release.
On November 18, 2011, D'Virgilio announced that he had left Spock's Beard, because of his work with Cirque du Soleil.
July 2016, D'Virgilio and Neal Morse joined Spock's Beard for the only two performances of the album Snow, first at Morsefest on July 2 and then for Night of the Prog, in Loreley, Germany on July 15.
n August 2016, rock trio The Fringe released its self-titled debut album, featuring D'Virgilio on drums and vocals, Jonas Reingold of The Flower Kings on bass, and Randy McStine (Lo-Fi Resistance) on vocals and guitars.
n 2018, it was announced that Nick D'Virgilio has returned to Spock's Beard, in the drummer's role, and appears on their 13th studio release, Noise Floor.