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Tag Archives: Quiet Riot

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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Geoff Tate Reveals Lineup To His Version Of Queensryche

Posted by on September 4, 2012

Last month, Geoff Tate let it be known that he wasn’t going to let a court ruling or his former bandmates slow him down by confirming that he would be embarking on a “2013 Queensryche Anniversary Tour.” And now we know who exactly will be joining the singer in his “all-star” version of Queensryche. This […]

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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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Warning: New Tenacious D Album May Cause Extreme Tinnitus

Posted by on April 25, 2012

Earlier today, Rolling Stone’s website premiered a promo video for Tenacious D’s new album Rize of the Fenix. The clip features Mr. Show comedian Bob Odenkirk (as Dr. Bill Teetz) and ex-Quiet Riot/Ozzy bassist Rudy Sarzo showing how the D’s new album can cause extreme tinnitus on behalf of The Tinnitus Institute. Not only is […]

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Wendy Dio To Re-release Hear N’ Aid Charity Single “Stars”

Posted by on November 1, 2011

In the 80’s, the mainstream had charity songs like “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” and “We Are The World,” where the biggest names in pop sang together to raise awareness and money for famine relief in Africa. The metal community, though, had Hear N’ Aid’s “Stars.” Launched by Ronnie James Dio and then Dio members […]

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Quiet Riot Fight For Your Metal Health Care

Posted by on September 30, 2010

“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 […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 9/16: The Highs And Lows Of Resurrecting A Band

Posted by on September 16, 2010

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. This week, it was revealed that Quiet Riot is reuniting with a new lineup. That’s right, even though singer Kevin […]

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Vinnie Paul Covers Streisand For Carrot Top? Hellyeah.

Posted by on September 8, 2009

It used to be what happened in Vegas stayed in Vegas. We wish that was the case, especially after hearing that a band including Vinnie Paul (Pantera, HELLYEAH) and Paul Shortino (Quiet Riot, Rough Cutt) has recorded a cover of “Send In the Clowns” as opening music for roided-out prop comic Carrot Top’s stage show. The Las […]

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Brutal Legend Unveils Surprisingly Great Track Listing

Posted by on August 10, 2009

Is Brutal Legend going to be the most metal video game ever? Until now, we’d heard more about the endless legal battles over the game than the game itself, but the just-released track listing just gave it even more metal cred. Sure, we know that Jack Black, Lemmy, Ozzy, Rob Halford and more lent their voices […]

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