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USA flagQUIET RIOT
CURRENT NAME Quiet Riot
FORMER NAMES -
ORIGIN Los Angeles, California, USA
STATUS Disbanded (since 2007)
FORMED IN 1975
GENRE Hard rock
STYLE -
LYRICAL THEME -
BAND ADDED 2006-01-15, 00:00
LAST UPDATE 2008-03-22, 03:49
Band biography
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The American hard rock band Quiet Riot originally formed in 1975 in Los Angeles, California. Numerous line-up changes took place over the years until the band was officially disbanded on September 19th, 2003. Original bass player Kelly Garni played with Randy Rhoads' brother Kelle's band Emerald in 1985. In 1981 guitar genious Randy Rhoads left the band for good to concentrate on Ozzy Osbourne and at about that time the band briefly split up. Vocalist and band co-founder Kevin DuBrow remained in Los Angeles though and formed a new band simply called Dubrow. When Randy Rhoads tragically died in 1982 Dubrow became Quiet Riot once again. Back on the road with Quiet Riot after a reunion in 1993 DuBrow suffered a personal setback when it was claimed that he threw an audience member off the stage into the crowd breaking a Susan Hawkins leg. A judgement went against the singer who was ordered to pay $105,000 in damages. One-time bass player Kenny Hillery committed suicide in 1996. After an 18 months long break the band returned with a new line-up in early October 2004. Further changes took place in late 2005 as former L.A. Guns and Brides Of Destruction member Tracii Guns joined the fold.
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Tony Cavazo1981-1981BassSee also Dangerface
Bob Stefan1981-1981Guitars
Drew Forsyth1975-1981Drums
Kenny Hillery-1993-Bass
Sean McNabb1987-1989BassSee also House Of Lords, Lynch Mob
Kelly Garni1975-1981Bass
Paul Shortino1987-1989VocalsSee also Moonstone Project
Greg Leon1981-1981GuitarsSee also Dokken, Invasion
Rudy Sarzo-1979-1981, 1982-1985, 1987-1987, 1997-2003BassSee also Angel, Blue Oyster Cult, Dio, Driver, Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake
Randall Rhoads1975-1981GuitarsSee also Ozzy Osbourne
Carlos Cavazo1982-2003GuitarsSee also Big Noize
Chuck Wright1982-1982, 1985-1987, -1994-, 2004-2005Bass, guitarsSee also Impellitteri, Montrose
Alex Grossi2004-2005GuitarsSee also Bang Tango
Tracii Guns2005-2006GuitarsSee also Brides Of Destruction, Contraband, Faster Pussycat, Guns N\' Roses, L.A. Guns
Frankie Banali1982-2003, 2004-2007DrumsSee also Faster Pussycat, Mob, The, W.A.S.P.
Kevin DuBrow1975-1987, -1993-2003, 2004-2007VocalsSee also Hughes, Glenn
Session musicians Add - Fetch
Robert "Bobby"DrumsOn Terrified.
Jimmy WaldoKeyboardsOn QR.
Jimmy JohnsonBassOn QR.
Jeff NaideauKeyboardsOn tour 1986.
Pat ReganKeyboardsOn Metal Health.
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Official releases Add
1975[demo]No label
1978Quiet RiotColumbia Records
1979Quiet Riot IIColumbia Records
1983Metal HealthPasha
1984Condition CriticalPasha
1986QR IIIPasha
1988QRPasha
1993TerrifiedMoonstone
1993The Randy Rhoads Years (comp.)Pasha
1995Down To The BoneKamikaze
1996Greatest HitsColumbia Records
1999Alive And WellDead Line
2001Guilty PleausuresBodyguard
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