Mark Holcomb and Matt Halpern, of progressive metal band Periphery, are avid fans of Rocco's work, and quote Rocco's famous lines on-stage.
Upon his decision to return to on-screen pornographic performance in 2009, Siffredi recounted, "I spoke with my wife and she said it’s my problem only, it doesn’t belong to her and the boys. And she said, 'You decided to stop, we never asked you. So if you want to go back, just go back.'"
Rocco was the unwitting participant in an episode of Scherzi a Parte, a program similar to Candid Camera.