Tag Archives: Quiet Riot

Ultimate Guide to 2024 Spring & Summer Tours and Festivals: fresh lineups & changes

Posted by on February 5, 2024

    We thought 2023 had an extensive touring cycle. Well, it seems to continue in 2024, and then some. While sharing a list of treks to look forward to this year, there’s been plenty of announcements since.  We’ve collected an extensive list consisting of tour announcements, cancellations, festival lineups, and more. Other tours to […]

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Monsters of Rock Cruise 2024: Joe Satriani, Extreme, The Darkness, and more added to lineup

Posted by on July 12, 2023

  The 2024 Monsters of Rock Cruise has been announced. Dubbed The Dirty Dozen, the cruise will set sail. on March 2nd, departing from Miami, Florida on the Roal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas, making it’s way to Ocho Rios, Jamaica and Nassau, Bahamas before returning on March 7th. Eddie Trunk will host next year’s […]

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Rocklahoma2022 lineup announced; KoRn, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, and more

Posted by on June 6, 2022

  Rocklahoma will return this Labor Day Weekend. Today (6th), the lineup has been revealed with KoRn, Five Finger Death Punch, and Shinedown headlining the three-day event at Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor, OK. This year marks fifteen years of the festival, hosted by Eddie Trunk and includes many acts such as Evanescence, […]

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Ten Tour & Livestream updates 1/27/22

Posted by on January 27, 2022

  From Jinjer adding headlining tour dates to Cradle of Filth’s upcoming livestream, here are ten tour and livestream updates/announcements.    01) Infected Rain announce headlining North American spring Tour:   Moldovan progressive  metal outfit Infected Rain have announced a headlining North American trek in support of their new album, Ecdysis (read our review here, […]

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Rudy Sarzo “I’m going home,” to Quiet Riot

Posted by on August 3, 2021

    Legendary bassist, Rudy Sarzo, has announced that he will be returning to Quiet Riot in 2022. In the 18 years since his time with QR Sarzo has played with Ozzy Osbourne, Dio, Whitesnake, Blue Oyster Cult, Queensryche, and the Guess Who. He has also appeared in numerous videos, becoming a staple on MTV. […]

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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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Trapt, Buckcherry, Drowning Pool, Etc gearing up to play festival with no COVID-19 regulations

Posted by on July 23, 2020

  Trapt is having a hard time not being the center of attention, so it’s only appropriate that they play a festival that requires no masks or any social distancing. Along with Trapt, Buckcherry, Drowning Pool, Smash Mouth, Adelita’s Way, Lit, Quiet Riot, Saving Abel, Night Ranger and more will be playing the annual Sturgis Buffalo […]

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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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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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