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Tag Archives: Quiet Riot

Metal By Numbers 8/16: Wage War weigh in on the charts

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It flummoxes me sometimes how fast summer seems to go by. Where I live kids are already back in school and college students are moving in. In just sixteen days we’ll enter September, and while […]

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Consequence of Sound share ten hair metal albums that “don’t suck”

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Similar to nu metal, hair metal is a subgenre people either enjoy or immediately judge as the worst genre ever. People have argued that glam rock acts which started in the late seventies and went well into the eighties mainly appeal to those who grew up during this era, and are nothing more than nostalgia […]

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Quiet Riot to re-record new album with new vocalist

Posted by on March 10, 2017

It is impossible to recreate the vocals from the late Kevin DuBrow of Quiet Riot. He gave us the full Metal Health rundown back in the eighties and lived through 2006’s Rehab. Since his passing in 2007, Quiet Riot have gone through a handful of vocalists. They managed to record one full-length album without DuBrow […]

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‘American Idol’ contestant named as new Quiet Riot vocalist

Posted by on March 7, 2017

If you’ve seen Quiet Riot’s 2014 documentary, Well Now You’re Here, There’s No Way Back, one of the main subplots of the film involves the search for a vocalist to replace original vocalist Kevin DuBrow. If they ever do a re-release of the film with more footage, it’ll have another chapter. Billboard has confirmed that American […]

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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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Metal Insider top 12: metal albums of 1984

Posted by on July 1, 2014

And just like that, 2014 is half over. Hard to believe it’s gone this fast, right? At any rate, instead of listing our top ten records of the year so far, we thought we’d look back – 30 years back – to celebrate some of the best albums of 1984. It was a banner year […]

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Warrant, Lita Ford, Quiet Riot concert canceled mid-show

Posted by on June 23, 2014

It looks like Eyehategod wasn’t the only band to get shafted be a concert promoter this past weekend. Saturday’s “Rockesha” concert at the Waukesha, WI County Fairgrounds, which was to feature Firehouse, Warrant, Lita Ford, Quiet Riot and Mr. Big’s Eric Martin, got canceled after the first act played. WISN said that as road crews […]

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Here’s an updated list of how much it costs to book your favorite band

Posted by on June 13, 2014

A few weeks ago, website Priceonomics did some number crunching and found out what it would cost to book a number of bands. At the time, we noted that the math was a little bit off, due to the fact that it was through a third party booking agent. We also noted that some of the […]

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How much would it cost to book your favorite band?

Posted by on May 21, 2014

If you were wondering how much it might cost to book a band, website Priceonomics has got you covered. They’ve done some number crunching via Degy Entertainment, a third party booking agent. They admit up front that since they’re a third party booking agent specializing in college shows, the numbers are most likely inflated. The list […]

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Metal (kind of) represented in Super Bowl ads

Posted by on February 2, 2014

Well, now that the dust has settled and the Seattle Seahawks have thoroughly embarrassed the Denver Broncos, it’s time to concentrate on the most important part of the game – the commercials. In a batch that, at least to us, seemed less inspired than previous years, at least some degree of metal, albeit from the […]

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