Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali – James Durbin First Learned Of Quiet Riot From A Video Game! [Audio Available]


You’re never to old to “Bang Your Head”. Here in 2017 QUIET RIOT are still giving fans a reason to keep their heads banging with their newest release “Road Rage”, Available today from FRONTIERS MUSIC. “Road Rage” marks the first release with new front man, and ex American Idol finalist James Durbin. The lineup is Rounded out with long time drummer Frankie “Boom Boom” Banali, long time bassist Chuck Wright and Guitarist Alex Grossi who’s been with the group since 2004.


We had the extreme pleasure of speaking with drummer Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot. We spoke about the new album ‘Road Rage’, the legacy of Kevin DuBrow and new singer James Durbin and how he first became aware of the band. Also Randy Rhoads and how Frankie sabatoged his own audition the first time around with Quiet Riot while Randy was still a member of the band. You can hear the entire interview below.


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I'm the guitarist for a Kentucky based southern metal band called Downtrend. We've spent the last decade plus opening for some of the biggest names in rock and metal all over the eastern U.S.. Music is my passion!!

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