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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, 1986-2012, 2012-present (as Riot V)
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
Mike Flyntz Guitars (1989-present)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2003-2007, 2014-present)
See also: Liege Lord, ex-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: 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-Kon Tiki, 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-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 Lemming 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
Michael Strike Vocals (1986)
See also: Jag Panzer, Satan's Host, Titan Force, ex-Tyrant, ex-Ballistic, ex-Mother Load, ex-Powerslave 2000
Tony Moore Vocals (1986-1992, 2008-2009, 2010-2013)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire, Big Muff π
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: Artlantica, Chris Caffery, John Macaluso & Union Radio, Masterlast, Stygia, Unwritten Pages, ex-Ark, ex-MCM, 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, ex-Steel Prophet
Bobby Rondinelli Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Axel Rudi Pell, Sun Red Sun, ex-Warlock, ex-Rondinelli, Over the Rainbow, The Lizards, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Doro, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Rainbow, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-Aerosmith (live), ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Past (Live)
Phil Feit Bass (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Billy Idol
Gerard T. Trevino Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Krysis
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: Liege Lord, ex-Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Nick Lee Guitars (lead) (2014)
See also: Moon Tooth, ex-Exemption
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, ex-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: 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-Kon Tiki, 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-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 Lemming 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
Michael Strike Vocals (1986)
See also: Jag Panzer, Satan's Host, Titan Force, ex-Tyrant, ex-Ballistic, ex-Mother Load, ex-Powerslave 2000
Tony Moore Vocals (1986-1992, 2008-2009, 2010-2013)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire, Big Muff π
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: Artlantica, Chris Caffery, John Macaluso & Union Radio, Masterlast, Stygia, Unwritten Pages, ex-Ark, ex-MCM, 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, ex-Steel Prophet
Bobby Rondinelli Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Axel Rudi Pell, Sun Red Sun, ex-Warlock, ex-Rondinelli, Over the Rainbow, The Lizards, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Doro, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Rainbow, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-Aerosmith (live), ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Past
Phil Feit Bass (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Billy Idol
Gerard T. Trevino Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Krysis
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: Liege Lord, ex-Virgin Steele, ex-Holy Mother
Nick Lee Guitars (lead) (2014)
See also: Moon Tooth, ex-Exemption
Added by: UltraBoris Modified by: Lord Niklaus
Added on: 2002-08-02 22:20:17 Last modified on: 2016-04-23 17:43:35