Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Years Active: 1973-2007
Genres: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock
Quiet Riot is an American heavy metal band. They were founded in 1973 by guitarist Randy Rhoads and bassist Kelly Garni, under the original name Mach 1, before changing the name to Little Women and finally Quiet Riot in May 1975. The original line-up featured lead vocalist Kevin DuBrow, Rhoads, Garni, and drummer Drew Forsythe. Their current lineup features no original members from the Randy Rhoads era, and consists of lead vocalist Mark Huff, drummer Frankie Banali, bassist Chuck Wright, and guitarist Alex Grossi. Quiet Riot were one of the more successful hard rock acts in Los Angeles in the late 1970s, but were nonetheless unable to procure a US recording contract. By 1977 they were able...
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