Video footage of Quiet Riot’s first concert in post-Frankie Banali era
Quiet Riot‘s post-Frankie Banali era officially got kickstarted last week when the group performed its first concert since the drummer passed away back on August 20, 2020. Quiet Riot consisting of lead vocalist Jizzy Pearl, bassist Chuck Wright, guitarist Alex Grossi and drummer Johnny Kelly played a concert at the Grand Stage Amphitheater in Ulrich, Missouri, USA on October 9, 2020.
Quiet Riot‘s classic line-up is widely considered to have consisted of Banali, singer Kevin DuBrow (who passed away from a cocaine overdose on November 26, 2007), bassist Rudy Sarzo and guitarist Carlos Cavazo who played on the group’s two biggest selling albums Metal Health (1983) and Condition Critical (1984). Cavazo also played on the records QR III (1986), QR (1989), Terrified (1993), Alive And Well (1999), Guilty Pleasures (2001) and Down To The Bone (2005). Sarzo handled bass duties also on Guilty Pleasures (2001).
Wright is credited for having played bass on the songs “Metal Health (Bang Your Head)” and “Don’t Wanna Let You Go” off the Metal Health album (1983) and on the studio records QR III (1986), Down To The Bone (1995), 10 (2014), Road Rage (2017) and Hollywood Cowboys (2019).
Grossi played on the albums 10 (2014), Road Rage (2017) and Hollywood Cowboys (2019) while Pearl handled the lead vocals on 10 (2014).
Quiet Riot performing “Mama Weer All Crazee Now” live at Grand Stage Amphitheater in Ulrich, Missouri, USA on October 9, 2020:
Quiet Riot performing “Metal Health (Bang Your Head)” live at Grand Stage Amphitheater in Urlich, Missouri, USA on October 9, 2020: