Quiet Riot

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Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot in On The Beat

Talks Latest Albums and Gear Hello MD folks! Some of you may know me, some of you may not. For those who don’t, I’m most known for being the drummer of Quiet Riot since 1982. We continue to tour year…

Modern Drummer
Feb 5, 2019

On the Beat with Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot: Talks Road Rage and Drumsets

Greetings! Some of you may know me from my work with Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P., drumming on Billy Idol’s hit “Mony Mony,” or countless other recordings and live performances worldwide. Quiet Riot will be releasing our first official record in eleven…

Modern Drummer
Jul 27, 2017

Bobby Rondinelli

by Robert Girouard   With a résumé that includes Blue Öyster Cult, Rainbow, Quiet Riot, Black Sabbath, and more recently, Mountain guitarist Leslie West and the Axel Rudi Pell Band, Bobby Rondinelli remains a mega-force in heavy-rock drumming. Bobby just…

Modern Drummer
Jan 7, 2016

Episode 17: PASIC 2015, London Drum Show, Drum Depth, Frankie Banali, Tru Tuner, and More

In this episode, Mike and Mike catch up after a crazy week of traveling. Dawson is just back from PASIC in San Antonio, Texas, and Johnston is calling in from his hotel in London as he wraps up a European clinic…

Modern Drummer
Nov 20, 2015

School Of Rock of Tenafly Opens For Quiet Riot

Famously described as the first heavy metal band to top the pop chart at #1 in Billboard magazine, Quiet Riot will rock the stage live at bergenPAC, Friday February 3rd, 2012 at 8:00P.M. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com or bergenPAC.org…

Modern Drummer
Jan 31, 2012