Quiet Riot Movie Teaser Posted Online
August 18, 2011
A short trailer for the Quiet Riot movie ‘Well Now You’re Here There’s No Way Back’ has been posted online. The video teaser features appearances from Lita Ford, Rudy Sarzo, Eddie Trunk, Alice Cooper, Steven Adler and Glenn Hughes. Written, produced and directed by Regina Russell, plans are to release the film through the film festival circuit of 2012.
The film follows Frankie Banali, a world renown drummer you probably remember from the 80’s band Quiet Riot. As a single soccer dad in the suburbs, his long hair and tattoos frighten the neighbors, but to other drummers he’s a hero. His career took a major sideswipe when his singer Kevin Dubrow died in 2007. At a cross roads in his life he must forge ahead and make a new life for himself and his daughter.
This film takes a trip back through time to the decade of debauchery and decadence. Real home videos shot backstage, on the tour bus, in the recording studio, and in hotel rooms with one of the 80’s top platinum selling bands and most notorious bad boys. Never before seen footage from the milestones in Frankie’s long career in music and his personal life now. Funny, and deeply personal and poignant exploration of Frankie’s long time friendship with his band mate Kevin Dubrow. The loss of his close friend and his career as he knew it, and his life after Kevin. Follow his journey at his current moment of truth. As he goes through the ups and downs of having to fill the void left by his singer and friend Kevin Dubrow and continue on with Quiet Riot.
The film features lots of never before seen home movies from Quiet Riot’s heyday, interviews with dozens of rock stars, deeply personal footage and a few surprise twists.