QUIET RIOT – Artisan News recently caught up with legendary drummer and QUIET RIOT leader, Frankie Banali, getting the scoop on the 30th Anniversary of Metal Health and current band news. Check out the interview video footage below of Frankie Banali!
Metal Health, QUIET RIOT’s third studio album, was released back on March 11th, 1983. Metal Health was the first Heavy Metal album to achieve #1 status on the Billboard 200. This Rock and Heavy Metal historic album boasts three chart hits that helped shape the 80′s decade of arena and stadium pandemonium: Bang Your Head (Metal Health), Cum On Feel The Noize and Slick Black Cadillac.
The iconic Metal Health lineup: Kevin DuBrow (vocals), Carlos Cavazo (guitar & backing vocals), Rudy Sarzo - bass & synthesizer and Frankie Banali (drums & backing vocals).
To date, Metal Health has sold more than 10 million copies, 6 million copies in The United States alone.
QUIET RIOT continues to influence and entertain to this very day, with a diamond status lineup of (from left to right): vocalist Scott Vokoun, drummer Frankie Banali, guitarist Alex Grossi and long-time bassist Chuck Wright.
Stone Says: WHOA! News of a NEW studio album from QUIET RIOT in 2013 has put a smile on my semi-ugly face and a super jolt of positive energy in my Rock ‘N Metal soul! Metal be thy name.
LONG LIVE QUIET RIOT.
Rest In Peace, Kevin DuBrow.
Rest In Peace, Randy Rhoads.