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Riot

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, 1986-present
The New York based band was founded back in 1975 by guitarist and main songwriter Mark Reale, completing the line-up with Guy Speranza, Louie Kouvaris, Jimmy Iommi, and Peter Bitelli.

Riot split up in 1984 after failing to make a commercial breakthrough. Mark Reale relocated to Texas and started a new band called Narita, but was later persuaded to give Riot another shot. After briefly ...
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
Mike Flyntz Guitars (1989-present)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2003-2007, 2014-present)
See also: Liege Lord, Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Todd Michael Hall Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Entice, Harlet, Jack Starr's Burning Starr, Reverence, ex-Pulling Teeth
Nick Lee Guitars (2014-present)
See also: ex-Exemption, Moon Tooth
Past
Phil Feit Bass (1975-1976)
Peter Bitelli Drums (1975-1980)
Mark Reale Guitars (1975-1984, 1986-2012)
(R.I.P. 2012) See also: ex-Narita, ex-Mark Reale Project, ex-WestWorld, ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Guy Speranza (R.I.P. 2003) Vocals (1975-1981)
Jimmy Iommi Bass (1976-1980)
Louie Kouvaris Guitars (1976-1978)
Rick Ventura Guitars (1978-1984)
Kip Lemming Bass (1980-1984)
See also: ex-Harter Attack
Sandy Slavin Drums (1980-1984, 1986)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Ace Frehley
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-Mr. Dirty
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
Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin Vocals (1986)
See also: Satan's Host, Titan Force, ex-Tyrant, ex-Jag Panzer, ex-Ballistic
Bobby Jarzombek Drums (1987-1995, 1997-1999, 2008-2014)
See also: Arch / Matheos, Fates Warning, Halford, Painmuseum, Sebastian Bach, Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, ex-Juggernaut, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Rob Rock, ex-John West, ex-Dirty Water, ex-Winterkat
Pete Perez Bass (1990-2007)
See also: Karion, Spastic Ink, ex-Syrus, ex-Leatherwolf, ex-Reverend
Mike DiMeo Vocals (1992-2004)
See also: Creation's End, Midas Fate, Tenpoint, The Lizards, ex-Ilium, ex-Masterplan, ex-Gate Three
John Macaluso Drums (1995-1997)
See also: Artlantica, Chris Caffery, HolyHell, John Macaluso & Union Radio, Masterlast, Stygia, Unwritten Pages, Symphony X (live), ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-Fool's Game, ex-Jorn, ex-Magni Animi Viri, ex-Masi, ex-Mastercastle, ex-Powermad, ex-TNT, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Mullmuzzler, ex-George Lynch, ex-Starbreaker
Pat Magrath Drums (1999-2000)
See also: Prototype, ex-Corruption, ex-Harum Scarum, ex-Killing Culture, ex-Steel Prophet
Bobby Rondinelli Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Axel Rudi Pell, Rondinelli, Sun Red Sun, ex-Warlock, Over The Rainbow, The Lizards, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Doro, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Rainbow, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-Aerosmith (live)
Past (Live)
Randy Coven Bass (2005-2007)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Ark, ex-CPR, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-MCM, ex-Jack Starr, ex-Magni Animi Viri, ex-Shadow Eden, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Blues Saraceno, 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: Liege Lord, Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Nick Lee Guitars (lead) (2014)
See also: ex-Exemption, Moon Tooth
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
Mike Flyntz Guitars (1989-present)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2003-2007, 2014-present)
See also: Liege Lord, Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Todd Michael Hall Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Entice, Harlet, Jack Starr's Burning Starr, Reverence, ex-Pulling Teeth
Nick Lee Guitars (2014-present)
See also: ex-Exemption, Moon Tooth
Phil Feit Bass (1975-1976)
Peter Bitelli Drums (1975-1980)
Mark Reale Guitars (1975-1984, 1986-2012)
(R.I.P. 2012) See also: ex-Narita, ex-Mark Reale Project, ex-WestWorld, ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Guy Speranza (R.I.P. 2003) Vocals (1975-1981)
Jimmy Iommi Bass (1976-1980)
Louie Kouvaris Guitars (1976-1978)
Rick Ventura Guitars (1978-1984)
Kip Lemming Bass (1980-1984)
See also: ex-Harter Attack
Sandy Slavin Drums (1980-1984, 1986)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Ace Frehley
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-Mr. Dirty
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
Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin Vocals (1986)
See also: Satan's Host, Titan Force, ex-Tyrant, ex-Jag Panzer, ex-Ballistic
Bobby Jarzombek Drums (1987-1995, 1997-1999, 2008-2014)
See also: Arch / Matheos, Fates Warning, Halford, Painmuseum, Sebastian Bach, Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, ex-Juggernaut, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Rob Rock, ex-John West, ex-Dirty Water, ex-Winterkat
Pete Perez Bass (1990-2007)
See also: Karion, Spastic Ink, ex-Syrus, ex-Leatherwolf, ex-Reverend
Mike DiMeo Vocals (1992-2004)
See also: Creation's End, Midas Fate, Tenpoint, The Lizards, ex-Ilium, ex-Masterplan, ex-Gate Three
John Macaluso Drums (1995-1997)
See also: Artlantica, Chris Caffery, HolyHell, John Macaluso & Union Radio, Masterlast, Stygia, Unwritten Pages, Symphony X (live), ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-Fool's Game, ex-Jorn, ex-Magni Animi Viri, ex-Masi, ex-Mastercastle, ex-Powermad, ex-TNT, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Mullmuzzler, ex-George Lynch, ex-Starbreaker
Pat Magrath Drums (1999-2000)
See also: Prototype, ex-Corruption, ex-Harum Scarum, ex-Killing Culture, ex-Steel Prophet
Bobby Rondinelli Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Axel Rudi Pell, Rondinelli, Sun Red Sun, ex-Warlock, Over The Rainbow, The Lizards, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Doro, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Rainbow, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-Aerosmith (live)
Past
Randy Coven Bass (2005-2007)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Ark, ex-CPR, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-MCM, ex-Jack Starr, ex-Magni Animi Viri, ex-Shadow Eden, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Blues Saraceno, 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: Liege Lord, Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Nick Lee Guitars (lead) (2014)
See also: ex-Exemption, Moon Tooth
Added by: UltraBoris Modified by: gothic_metal
Added on: 2002-08-02 22:20:17 Last modified on: 2014-09-26 08:35:18
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