Posted by Zach Shaw on Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 11:12 am
“The state of affairs in this country is enough to make most citizens want to bang their heads—in fact, it will drive them mad,” said drummer Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot, who is bringing awareness to the urgent need of metal health care reform.
If you’re not familiar with satirical newspaper The Onion, you probably shouldn’t be online. They always come through, and every now and then they touch on something metal, like this. Whether the recently reunited Quiet Riot had anything to do with it is unknown, The Onion’s article about them fighting for metal health care form is hysterical nonetheless. Because as the piece states, late singer Kevin DuBrow “would have wanted all Americans to have equal access to the padded cells, straitjackets, and steel face masks so urgently needed by the metally ill.”