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Riot V

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
New York City, New York
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1975
Genre:
Heavy/Power/Speed Metal
Lyrical themes:
Rock/metal, Women, Violence, Fantasy
Current label:
Steamhammer
Years active:
1975-1984 (as Riot), 1986-2012 (as Riot), 2012-present
Left to right: Frank Gilchriest, Nick Lee, Mike Flyntz, Don Van Stavern and Todd Michael Hall.

The New York-based band was founded back in 1975 by guitarist and main songwriter Mark Reale and drummer Peter Bitelli after the split of their previous band Kon-Tiki, completing the line-up with bass player Phil Feit and vocalist Guy Speranza.

Riot split up in 1984 after failing to make a commercial ...
Current
Don Van Stavern Bass (1986-1990, 2008-present)
See also: Evil United, ex-Narita, ex-S.A. Slayer, Pitbull Daycare, The Devil's Jukebox, ex-Mark Reale Project, ex-Seance
Mike Flyntz Guitars (1989-present)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2003-2007, 2014-present)
See also: Feanor, Liege Lord, ex-Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Todd Michael Hall Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Harlet, Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Reverence, ex-Pulling Teeth
Nick Lee Guitars (2014-present)
See also: Moon Tooth, ex-Exemption
Past
Phil Feit Bass (1975-1976)
See also: ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Billy Idol
Peter Bitelli Drums (1975-1979)
See also: ex-Green Tea, ex-Kon Tiki, ex-Stryker, ex-The People
Louie Kouvaris Guitars (1975-1978)
See also: ex-Diamond, ex-Faded Blue, ex-Harlequin, ex-Prism, ex-Satelite, ex-Smoke, ex-Special Forces, ex-Sweetalk, ex-The Hots
Mark Reale Guitars (1975-1984, 1986-2012)
(R.I.P. 2012) See also: ex-Narita, ex-Green Tea, ex-Kon Tiki, ex-Mark Reale Project, ex-The People, ex-WestWorld, ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Steve Costello Keyboards (1975)
Guy Speranza (R.I.P. 2003) Vocals (1975-1981)
Jimmy Iommi Bass (1976-1979)
Rick Ventura Guitars (1978-1984)
Sandy Slavin Drums (1979-1984, 1986)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Ace Frehley, ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Max Rush, ex-Rex
Kip Leming Bass (1980-1984)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Mistress
Rhett Forrester Vocals (1981-1984, 1986)
(R.I.P. 1994) See also: ex-Rhett Forrester, ex-Thrasher, ex-Black Symphony, ex-Jack Starr, ex-Masi, ex-Dogbone, ex-Dr. Dirty, ex-Hitman, ex-Mr. Dirty, ex-Rachel, ex-Straddle Brothers
Mark Edwards Drums (1986-1987)
See also: ex-3rd Stage Alert, ex-Lion, ex-Mark Edwards, ex-Steeler
Tony Moore Vocals (1986-1992, 2008-2009, 2010-2013)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire, Big Muff π, Immortal Soul
Michael Strike Vocals (1986)
See also: Jag Panzer, Satan's Host, Titan Force, ex-Tyrant, ex-Ballistic, ex-Mother Load, ex-Powerslave 2000
Bobby Jarzombek Drums (1987-1995, 1997-1999, 2008-2014)
See also: Arch / Matheos, Fates Warning, Halford, Painmuseum, Sebastian Bach, Zierler, Blaze Bayley (live), Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, The Foundry, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Rob Rock, ex-John West, ex-Juggernaut, ex-Cheap Evil, ex-Dirty Water, ex-Winterkat
Pete Perez Bass (1990-2007)
See also: Karion, Spastic Ink, ex-Leatherwolf, ex-Syrus, ex-Reverend
Mike DiMeo Vocals (1992-2004)
See also: Creation's End, Midas Fate, Tenpoint, The Lizards, ex-Ilium, ex-Masterplan, ex-Vinnie Moore (live), ex-Gate Three, ex-Johnny Winter, ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
John Macaluso Drums (1995-1997)
See also: Chris Caffery, John Macaluso & Union Radio, Labÿrinth, Masterlast, Stygia, Unwritten Pages, ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-Artlantica, ex-Alex Masi, ex-HolyHell, ex-Jorn, ex-Magni Animi Viri, ex-Mastercastle, ex-Powermad, ex-TNT, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Symphony X (live), ex-Fool's Game, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Mullmuzzler, ex-George Lynch, ex-Indigo Dying, ex-Starbreaker
Pat Magrath Drums (1999-2000)
See also: Prototype, ex-Corruption, ex-Harum Scarum, ex-Killing Culture, Ravenscroft, ex-Steel Prophet, ex-Three Sixes, ex-Amerikan Made, ex-Clash of the Titans, ex-Creeping Death (Metallica tribute), ex-Saosin, ex-FEAR (live), ex-Ten Foot Pole (live), ex-The Iron Maidens (live)
Bobby Rondinelli Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Axel Rudi Pell, Sun Red Sun, ex-Warlock, ex-Rondinelli, Over the Rainbow, The Lizards, ex-Doro, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Rainbow, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-Aerosmith (live), ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Current (Live)
Lance Barnewold Guitars (2016-present)
See also: Fate Breaks Dawn, ex-Ross the Boss
Past (Live)
Phil Feit Bass (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Billy Idol
Gerard T. Trevino Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Krysis
Ligaya Perkins Vocals (backing) (1998)
Randy Coven Bass (2005-2007)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Jack Starr, ex-Magni Animi Viri, ex-Shadow Eden, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Blues Saraceno, ex-CPR, ex-Randy Coven, ex-The Randy Coven Band, ex-Steve Morse (live)
Mike Tirelli Vocals (2005-2007)
See also: Messiah's Kiss, ex-Last Lix, ex-Strider, ex-X-Mas Project, Big Hair Daze, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Holy Mother
Dustin Mitchell Bass (2006)
See also: Tramontane, ex-Katagory V
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2014)
See also: Feanor, Liege Lord, ex-Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Nick Lee Guitars (lead) (2014)
See also: Moon Tooth, ex-Exemption
Rick Ventura Guitars (2016)
Don Van Stavern Bass (1986-1990, 2008-present)
See also: Evil United, ex-Narita, ex-S.A. Slayer, Pitbull Daycare, The Devil's Jukebox, ex-Mark Reale Project, ex-Seance
Mike Flyntz Guitars (1989-present)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2003-2007, 2014-present)
See also: Feanor, Liege Lord, ex-Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Todd Michael Hall Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Harlet, Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Reverence, ex-Pulling Teeth
Nick Lee Guitars (2014-present)
See also: Moon Tooth, ex-Exemption
Phil Feit Bass (1975-1976)
See also: ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Billy Idol
Peter Bitelli Drums (1975-1979)
See also: ex-Green Tea, ex-Kon Tiki, ex-Stryker, ex-The People
Louie Kouvaris Guitars (1975-1978)
See also: ex-Diamond, ex-Faded Blue, ex-Harlequin, ex-Prism, ex-Satelite, ex-Smoke, ex-Special Forces, ex-Sweetalk, ex-The Hots
Mark Reale Guitars (1975-1984, 1986-2012)
(R.I.P. 2012) See also: ex-Narita, ex-Green Tea, ex-Kon Tiki, ex-Mark Reale Project, ex-The People, ex-WestWorld, ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Steve Costello Keyboards (1975)
Guy Speranza (R.I.P. 2003) Vocals (1975-1981)
Jimmy Iommi Bass (1976-1979)
Rick Ventura Guitars (1978-1984)
Sandy Slavin Drums (1979-1984, 1986)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Ace Frehley, ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Max Rush, ex-Rex
Kip Leming Bass (1980-1984)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Mistress
Rhett Forrester Vocals (1981-1984, 1986)
(R.I.P. 1994) See also: ex-Rhett Forrester, ex-Thrasher, ex-Black Symphony, ex-Jack Starr, ex-Masi, ex-Dogbone, ex-Dr. Dirty, ex-Hitman, ex-Mr. Dirty, ex-Rachel, ex-Straddle Brothers
Mark Edwards Drums (1986-1987)
See also: ex-3rd Stage Alert, ex-Lion, ex-Mark Edwards, ex-Steeler
Tony Moore Vocals (1986-1992, 2008-2009, 2010-2013)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire, Big Muff π, Immortal Soul
Michael Strike Vocals (1986)
See also: Jag Panzer, Satan's Host, Titan Force, ex-Tyrant, ex-Ballistic, ex-Mother Load, ex-Powerslave 2000
Bobby Jarzombek Drums (1987-1995, 1997-1999, 2008-2014)
See also: Arch / Matheos, Fates Warning, Halford, Painmuseum, Sebastian Bach, Zierler, Blaze Bayley (live), Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, The Foundry, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Rob Rock, ex-John West, ex-Juggernaut, ex-Cheap Evil, ex-Dirty Water, ex-Winterkat
Pete Perez Bass (1990-2007)
See also: Karion, Spastic Ink, ex-Leatherwolf, ex-Syrus, ex-Reverend
Mike DiMeo Vocals (1992-2004)
See also: Creation's End, Midas Fate, Tenpoint, The Lizards, ex-Ilium, ex-Masterplan, ex-Vinnie Moore (live), ex-Gate Three, ex-Johnny Winter, ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
John Macaluso Drums (1995-1997)
See also: Chris Caffery, John Macaluso & Union Radio, Labÿrinth, Masterlast, Stygia, Unwritten Pages, ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-Artlantica, ex-Alex Masi, ex-HolyHell, ex-Jorn, ex-Magni Animi Viri, ex-Mastercastle, ex-Powermad, ex-TNT, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Symphony X (live), ex-Fool's Game, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Mullmuzzler, ex-George Lynch, ex-Indigo Dying, ex-Starbreaker
Pat Magrath Drums (1999-2000)
See also: Prototype, ex-Corruption, ex-Harum Scarum, ex-Killing Culture, Ravenscroft, ex-Steel Prophet, ex-Three Sixes, ex-Amerikan Made, ex-Clash of the Titans, ex-Creeping Death (Metallica tribute), ex-Saosin, ex-FEAR (live), ex-Ten Foot Pole (live), ex-The Iron Maidens (live)
Bobby Rondinelli Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Axel Rudi Pell, Sun Red Sun, ex-Warlock, ex-Rondinelli, Over the Rainbow, The Lizards, ex-Doro, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Rainbow, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-Aerosmith (live), ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Current
Lance Barnewold Guitars (2016-present)
See also: Fate Breaks Dawn, ex-Ross the Boss
Past
Phil Feit Bass (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Billy Idol
Gerard T. Trevino Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Krysis
Ligaya Perkins Vocals (backing) (1998)
Randy Coven Bass (2005-2007)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Jack Starr, ex-Magni Animi Viri, ex-Shadow Eden, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Blues Saraceno, ex-CPR, ex-Randy Coven, ex-The Randy Coven Band, ex-Steve Morse (live)
Mike Tirelli Vocals (2005-2007)
See also: Messiah's Kiss, ex-Last Lix, ex-Strider, ex-X-Mas Project, Big Hair Daze, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Holy Mother
Dustin Mitchell Bass (2006)
See also: Tramontane, ex-Katagory V
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2014)
See also: Feanor, Liege Lord, ex-Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Nick Lee Guitars (lead) (2014)
See also: Moon Tooth, ex-Exemption
Rick Ventura Guitars (2016)
Added by: UltraBoris Modified by: Rochvill
Added on: 2002-08-02 22:20:17 Last modified on: 2017-04-23 11:48:48