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R.I.P. Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali

Posted by on August 21, 2020

  After a battle with pancreatic cancer, Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali died yesterday evening (20). He was 68. Last April, the drummer was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer and given six months to live. Not only did he live for sixteen months, he was able to join Quiet Riot onstage last October at […]

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Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali hospitalized, “Not on Deathbed”

Posted by on June 18, 2020

  Good news for those worried about Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali. The drummer is not on his deathbed, as was previously feared.  According to Banali’s wife Regina, Frankie has been admitted to the hospital with an infection, a result of his pancreatic cancer, and should be cleared and ready to go home soon. In a […]

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Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali has been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. Banali revealed the news via social media on podcaster Mitch Lafon’s Facebook page. Banali, who is the only remaining member of the classic lineup, has been battling since April 17th. The drummer has every intention to continue to perform. This includes Saturday’s […]

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Randy Rhoads tribute to feature Serj Tankian, Tom Morello, and more

Posted by on January 12, 2015

In just 25 years, on Ozzy Osbourne first two solo albums and a stint in Quiet Riot, Randy Rhoads cemented himself as one of the best and most imitated guitarists in metal. And while the guitarist’s life was tragically cut short in 1982, he’s getting his due via a tribute album (and no, we’re not […]

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Quiet Riot Fan-Filmed Footage Available

Posted by on October 24, 2012

On October 20, Quiet Riot performed at the Nectar Lounge in Coconut Creek, Florida and shows their new lead singer Scott Vokoun in action. Luckily for all of us, fan-filmed footage of the gig once again made its way to YouTube so we can all sit back and enjoy the show in the comfort of […]

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Rudy Sarzo: “In Order To Keep Ozzy Alive We Kept Him Occupied”

Posted by on July 19, 2012

Until this week, the only record that Ozzy Osbourne fans had of the vulnerable time in between the death of guitarist Randy Rhoads and Jake E. Lee’s time in the band that started with 1983’s Bark at the Moon was the now-out-of-print Speak of the Devil. The 1982 double-live album, which featured Night Ranger guitarist Brad Gillis, […]

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