Quiet Riot's Frankie Banali - Modern Drummer Magazine

Quiet Riot's Frankie Banali

For starters, Frankie Banali looks like a heavy metal rock drummer. His long, shaggy and curly black hair coupled with a face of innocence turned sour seems just right for one who pounds the beat for an outfit such as Quiet Riot. At the time of this interview, Banali claimed he could count the number of times on one hand he had spoken at length with a journalist.

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May 1984 Issue