Quiet Riot to release new music in early 2022, says Rudy Sarzo: it’s “already on record”


QUIET RIOT bass player Rudy Sarzo said the band plans to release new music in the coming weeks.

The 71-year-old musician, who recently joined QUIET RIOT after an absence of 18 years, raised the possibility of new elements of the group during an interview with the “Mad Diary – Ozzy’s Ultimate Podcast”. He said: “We have a few surprises coming up that are already on tap. So they’re just waiting to be released. We’ll be releasing them jointly when we start the tour in February. [of 2022]. “

The veteran rock band’s last collection of fresh material was from 2019 “The Hollywood Cowboys”, who scored the drummer Frankie Banaliis the final QUIET RIOT studio album before his untimely death.

Banali, who joined QUIET RIOT in 1982 and performed on his groundbreaking 1983’s album “Metal health”, died in August 2020 after a 16-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

The surviving members of QUIET RIOT later said it was “Frankie BanaliI wish the band would continue and we would keep the music and the legacy alive. “

Earlier this year, QUIET RIOT guitarist Alex grossi brought up the possibility for the band to make new music in an interview with “Rock Chat with Trace”. He said: “There was talk of doing a lot of new things… There could be a new album. There are certainly a lot of pieces that Frankie left behind that could be used for this, which is good – that was work in progress before he got sick. All I’m gonna say is stay tuned, but there will definitely be some new music from QUIET RIOT. “

Rudy was one of the members of QUIET RIOT‘s “Metal health” line up. He played bass on the classic LP, which sold over ten million copies and spawned the hits “Cum on feeling the noise” and “Metal health” and on the follow-up file “Critical condition”.

Sarzo has appeared in the most notable music videos of the MTV age and toured with the band until 1985 and again from 1997 to 2003. During his years outside the band, Sarzo was a member of OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITE SNAKE, DIO, BLUE YSTER WORSHIP, QUEENSRŸCHE and GUESS WHO.

Join Sarzo in QUIET RIOTthe current range of are Magnified, singer Pearl of cum and drummer Johnny kelly.

Magnified was in the last version of the group, from 2004 to 2007, before founding the singer Kevin dubrow deceased, and was requested by Banali come back in 2010.

QUIET RIOT went through two singers – Marc Huff and Scott Vokoun – before settling in pearl in 2013. pearl announced his release from QUIET RIOT in October 2016 and was briefly replaced by Seann nichols, who only performed five shows with the band before the arrival in March 2017 of “American Idol” finalist James durbin. pearl referred to QUIET RIOT in September 2019.

For a list of upcoming QUIET RIOT shows, visit QuietRiot.Band.

Photo credit: Photo by Ron Lyon

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