Origin: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Genres: Hard Rock

Quiet Riot  


Veteran hard rock band Quiet Riot has two claims to fame. One is their massively popular '83 album Metal Health, featuring the title track and the even more popular "Cum On Feel The Noize" (a cover of the British rock group Slade). The second claim to fame is that this is where acclaimed guitarist Randy Rhoads got his start, before making it big as Ozzy Osbourne's first lead guitarist and then tragically being killed in an accident a few years later. Often it is mistakenly written that Quiet Riot were the first metal band to go to #1 with their first album, but in fact Metal Health was their third, as the band released two albums in Japan with Rhoads in the late 70's -- his departure necesitated somewhat of a style change and Metal Health was the result. They were never able to duplicate that album's success, though they remained a popular live act for some time. For many years they were an on-again, off-again item, under various lineups, until 1999, at which time the classic Metal Health lineup came back together. That version survived until September 2003, when they announced their (presumably) final breakup. However, the duo of Kevin DuBrow and Frankie Banali decided to work together once again, and with a couple of hired guns in tow, recorded Rehab in 2006, reportedly a departure from the classic QR style, towards a more 70's rock sound. Sadly, that reformation came to an end in late 2007, with the unfortunate passing of DuBrow.

Current Members

Alex Grossi

guitars

Chuck Wright

bass (Impellitteri)

Frankie Banali

drums (W.A.S.P.)

Former Members/Guests

Kevin DuBrow

vocals RIP: November 25, 2007, cocaine overdose

Paul Shortino

vocals

Scott Vokoun

vocals

Randy Rhoads

guitars (Ozzy Osbourne) RIP: March 19, 1982, plane accident, age 25

Carlos Cavaso

guitars

Neil Citron (guest)

guitars

Kelly Garni

bass (Rhoads)

Rudy Sarzo

bass (Dio, M.A.R.S., Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake)

Sean McNabb

bass

Kenny Hillary

bass RIP: March 5, 1996, suicide

Tony Franklin (guest)

bass

Drew Forsyth

drums


Discography



Quiet Riot 
1978 Columbia
  1. It's not so Funny
  2. Mama's little Angels
  3. Tin Soldier
  4. Ravers
  5. Back to the Coast
  6. Glad all over
  7. Get your Kicks
  8. Look in any Window
  9. Just how you want it
  10. Riot Reunion
  11. Fit to be Tied
  12. Demolition Derby
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Randy Rhoads
  • Kelly Garni
  • Drew Forsyth




Quiet Riot II 
1979 Columbia
  1. Slick Black Cadillac
  2. You Drive Me Crazy
  3. Afterglow (Of Your Love)
  4. Eye For An Eye
  5. Trouble
  6. Killer Girls
  7. Face To Face
  8. Inside You
  9. We've Got The Magic
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Randy Rhoads
  • Kelly Garni
  • Drew Forsyth




Metal Health 
1983 Pasha
  1. Metal Health
  2. Cum on Feel the Noize
  3. Don't Wanna Let You Go
  4. Slick Black Cadillac
  5. Love's a Bitch
  6. Breathless
  7. Run for Cover
  8. Battle Axe
  9. Let's Get Crazy
  10. Thunderbird
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Carlos Cavaso
  • Rudy Sarzo
  • Frankie Banali




Condition Critical 
1984 Pasha
  1. Sign of the Times
  2. Mama Weer All Crazee Now
  3. Party All Night
  4. Stomp Your Hands, Clap Your Feet
  5. Winners Take All
  6. Condition Critical
  7. Scream and Shout
  8. Red Alert
  9. Bad Boy
  10. (We Were) Born to Rock
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Carlos Cavaso
  • Rudy Sarzo
  • Frankie Banali




QR III 
1986 Pasha
  1. Main Attraction
  2. The Wild and the Young
  3. Twilight Hotel
  4. Down and Dirty
  5. Rise or Fall
  6. Put up or Shut Up
  7. Still of the Night
  8. Bass Case
  9. The Pump
  10. Slave to Love
  11. Helping Hands
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Carlos Cavaso
  • Chuck Wright
  • Frankie Banali




QR 
1988 Pasha
  1. Stay With Me Tonight
  2. Callin' the Shots
  3. Run to You
  4. I'm Fallin'
  5. King of the Hill
  6. Joker
  7. Lunar Obsession
  8. Don't Wanna Be Your Fool
  9. Coppin' a Feel
  10. in a Rush
  11. Empty Promises
  • Paul Shortino
  • Carlos Cavaso
  • Sean McNabb
  • Frankie Banali




Terrified 
1993 Moonstone
  1. Cold Day in Hell
  2. Loaded in Gun
  3. Itchycoo Park
  4. Terrified
  5. Rude Boy
  6. Dirty Lover
  7. Psycho City
  8. Rude, Crude Mood
  9. Little Angel
  10. Resurrection
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Carlos Cavaso
  • Kenny Hillary
  • Frankie Banali




The Randy Rhoads Years 
1993 Pasha
  1. Trouble
  2. Laughing Gas
  3. Afterglow (Of Your Love)
  4. Killer Girls
  5. Picking up the Pieces
  6. Last Call for Rock & Roll
  7. Breaking up Is a Heartache
  8. Force of Habit
  9. It's Not So Funny
  10. Look in Any Window




Down To The Bone 
1995 Kamikaze
  1. Dig
  2. Pretty Pack O' Lies
  3. All Day and All of the Night
  4. Whatever It Takes
  5. Wings of a Cloud
  6. Trouble Again
  7. Down to the Bown
  8. Voodoo Brew
  9. Monday Morning Breakdown
  10. Live Til It Hurts
  11. Twisted
  12. All Wound Up
  13. Hell or High Water
  14. Wings of a Cloud (Revisited)
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Carlos Cavaso
  • Chuck Wright
  • Frankie Banali




Greatest Hits 
1996 Columbia
  1. Cum on Feel the Noize
  2. Bang Your Head (Metal Health)
  3. Slick Black Cadillac
  4. The Wild and the Young
  5. Mama Weer All Crazee Now
  6. Party All Night
  7. The Joker
  8. Stay With Me Tonight
  9. Callin' the Shots
  10. Bang Your Head (Metal Health) (live)
  11. Let's Go Crazy (live)




Alive And Well 
1999 Dead Line
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Carlos Cavaso
  • Rudy Sarzo
  • Frankie Banali

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos 



Guilty Pleausures 
2001 Bodyguard
  1. Vicious Circle
  2. Feel the Pain
  3. Rock the House
  4. Shadow of Love
  5. I Can't Make You Love Me
  6. Feed the Machine
  7. Guilty Pleasures
  8. Blast from the Past
  9. Let Me Be the One
  10. Street Fighter
  11. Fly Too High
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Carlos Cavaso
  • Rudy Sarzo
  • Frankie Banali




Rehab 
2006 Chavis
  1. Free
  2. Blind Faith
  3. South of Heaven
  4. Black Reign
  5. Old Habits Die Hard
  6. Strange Daze
  7. In Harm's Way
  8. Beggars and Thieves
  9. Don't Think So
  10. It Sucks to Be You
  11. Evil Woman
  • Kevin DuBrow
  • Neil Citron
  • Tony Franklin
  • Frankie Banali

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal 



Extended Versions  LIVE
2007 Sony
  1. Danger Zone
  2. Run for Cover
  3. Love's a Bitch
  4. Anytime You Want Me
  5. Cum On Feel the Noize (Slade cover)
  6. Slick Black Cadillac
  7. Gonna Have a Riot
  8. Breathless
  9. Let's Get Crazy
  10. Bang Your Head (Metal Health)




Live At The US Festival 1983  LIVE
2012 Shout!
  1. Danger Zone
  2. Run For Cover
  3. Love's a Bitch
  4. Cum On Feel the Noize
  5. Slick Black Cadillac
  6. Let's Get Crazy
  7. Battle Axe
  8. Let's Get Crazy (Reprise)
  9. Metal Health (Bang Your Head)


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