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Quiet Riot announces they will continue without any original member

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Quiet Riot announces they will continue without any original member

Legendary Hard Rock band Quiet Riot announced they will continue to tour with the same name. Drummer Frankie Banali unfortunately died last August and there are no original members in the band anymore.

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Quiet Riot announced they will continue without original members on their Facebook page, saying:

“QUIET RIOT – 2020/2021 Because life goes on!”

“It was Frankie Banali’s wish that the band continue and we keep the music and the legacy alive. Chuck Wright has been in the band off and on since 1981 and played not only on the song “Metal Health” but many other QUIET RIOT Albums. Alex Grossi has been in the band since 2004 touring and recording. Jizzy Pearl has been a member of the QUIET RIOT family since 2013 and Johnny Kelly has been doing a great job filling in on drums this past year with Frankie’s blessing.”

“We are happy to have shows on the calendar with many more TBA and very much look forward to celebrating the history and legacy of QUIET RIOT with all of you in 2021 and Beyond…!!”

2020/2021 tour dates:

  • 10/9/20 – Urich, MO – Grand Stage Amphitheater
  • 10/23/20 – Reading, PA – The Reverb
  • 03/20/21 – The Dalles, OR – Granada Theater
  • 04/17/21 – Woodford, VA – The Groove Music Hall
  • 04/24/21 – Arnold’s Park, IA – The Roof Garden
  • 07/2/21 – Menahga, MN – Mid Summer Music Festival
  • 07/25/21 – Pownal, VT – Green Mountain Race Track
  • 07/28/21 – Redmond, OR – Des Shuttes City Fair
  • 07/31/21 – Wilmington, OH – Rock The Block
  • 08/7/21 – McMinville, OR – Yamhill County Fair
  • 10/30/21 – Larchwood, IA – Grand Falls Resort Casino
  • Date TBA – Des Plaines Theater – Des Plaines, IL
  • Date TBA – Grover Hill, OH – Wetzel Motor Rally

Frankie Banali’s death

Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali died in August 20 at the age of 68, the information was shared by his family, saying “He lost the fight in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter by his side”. He spent 16 months battling pancreatic cancer and unfortunately, chemotherapy stopped working. Banali also suffered a series of strokes that made it impossible to continue the treatment.

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