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Riot V

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
New York, New York
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1975
Genre:
Heavy/Power/Speed Metal
Themes:
Rock/Metal, Women, Violence, Fantasy
Current label:
Atomic Fire Records
Years active:
1975-1984 (as Riot), 1986-2012 (as Riot), 2013-present
Founded by guitarist/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 breakthrough. Some of their former members briefly played in a band called Silent Partner, one of their known gigs being with Slayer and ...
Current
Don Van Stavern Bass (1986-1990, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Narita, ex-S.A. Slayer, Pitbull Daycare, The Devil's Jukebox, ex-Evil United, ex-Iron Allies, ex-Crimson Storm, ex-Jack Ruby, ex-Mark Reale Project, ex-Seance
Mike Flyntz Guitars (1989-present)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire, Cleanbreak
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2003-2007, 2014-present)
See also: Liege Lord (live), ex-Sickness, ex-Feanor, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Virgin Steele
Todd Michael Hall Vocals (2013-present)
See also: ex-Harlet, Todd Michael Hall, ex-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
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)
Louie Kouvaris Guitars (1975-1978)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Diamond, ex-Faded Blue, ex-Harlequin, ex-Prism, ex-Riot Act, ex-Satelite, ex-Smoke, ex-Special Forces, ex-Sweetalk, ex-The Hots
Steve Costello Keyboards (1975)
Guy Speranza Vocals (1975-1981)
(R.I.P. 2003) See also: ex-Driftwood, ex-For Shakes Sake
Jimmy Iommi Bass (1976-1979)
Rick Ventura Guitars (1978-1984)
See also: Riot Act, ex-Silent Partner
Sandy Slavin Drums (1979-1984, 1986)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Ace Frehley, ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Best, ex-Max Rush, ex-Rex
Kip Leming Bass (1980-1984)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Mistress, ex-Tank
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-Badlands, ex-Dogbone, ex-Dr. Dirty, ex-Hitman, ex-Mr. Dirty, ex-Rachel, ex-Scarface, 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: Cloven Hoof, Jag Panzer, Satan's Host, The Three Tremors, Titan Force, ex-Tyrant, ex-Ballistic, ex-Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper (live), ex-Mother Load, ex-Powerslave 2000
Tony Moore Vocals (1986-1992, 2008-2009, 2010-2013)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire, Big Muff π, Immortal Soul
Bobby Jarzombek Drums (1987-1995, 1997-1999, 2008-2014)
See also: Fates Warning, Halford, Juggernaut, Sebastian Bach, Zierler, Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, ex-Painmuseum, The Foundry, ex-Arch / Matheos, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Rob Rock, ex-Blaze Bayley (live), ex-John West, ex-Cheap Evil, ex-Dirty Water, ex-Jack Ruby, ex-Tarrot, ex-Winterkat
Pete Perez Bass (1990-2007)
See also: Karion, Spastic Ink, ex-Leatherwolf, ex-Reverend, ex-Syrus, ex-Terrestrial Exiled
Mike DiMeo Vocals (1992-2004)
See also: Creation's End, ex-Midas Fate, Tenpoint, The Lizards, Tommy James and the Shondells, ex-Ilium, ex-Masterplan, ex-Vinnie Moore (live), ex-Gate Three, ex-Johnny Winter, ex-Josie Sang, ex-Kameo, ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
John Macaluso Drums (1995-1997)
See also: Artlantica, Chris Caffery (live), Stygia, ex-13 Candles, ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-Stone Leaders, ex-John Macaluso & Union Radio, ex-Masterlast, ex-Unwritten Pages, Jennifer Batten Trio, ex-Alex Masi, ex-Antonello Giliberto, ex-Holy Mother, ex-HolyHell, ex-Jorn, ex-Labÿrinth, ex-Mastercastle, ex-Mistheria, ex-Powermad, ex-TNT, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-Symphony X (live), ex-Fool's Game, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Mullmuzzler, ex-Essex, ex-George Lynch, ex-Indigo Dying, ex-Lynch Mob, ex-Starbreaker, ex-Tiger Stone, ex-Tore St Moren
Pat Magrath Drums (1999-2000)
See also: Prototype, ex-Corruption, ex-Harum Scarum, ex-Killing Culture, ex-Steel Prophet, ex-Three Sixes, ex-Amerikan Made, ex-Clash of the Titans, ex-Creeping Death (Metallica tribute), ex-Ravenscroft, ex-FEAR (live), ex-Ten Foot Pole (live), ex-The Iron Maidens (live)
Bobby Rondinelli Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Warlock, ex-Rondinelli, Over the Rainbow, Pyramid, Zebra (live), ex-Doro, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Rainbow, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Big Trouble, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-The Dali Gaggers, ex-The Lizards, ex-The Sign, ex-Aerosmith (live), ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Current (Live)
Michał Drums
See also: Brüdny Skürwiel, Deserto, Sexmag, Violentor, Thanathron, ex-Deprived, ex-Menthrass, ex-Offence, ex-Armageddonizer, ex-Madness
Jonathan Reinheimer Guitars (2023-present)
See also: Necropia
Jani Pasanen Drums (2024-present)
See also: Tailgunner, ex-Asomvel, ex-Chemikill
Past (Live)
Phil Feit Bass (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Billy Idol
Gerard T. Trevino Guitars (1984, 1986)
See also: ex-Krysis
Ligaya Perkins Vocals (backing) (1998)
See also: Funk-O-Matic
Pat Magrath Drums (1999-2000)
See also: Prototype, ex-Corruption, ex-Harum Scarum, ex-Killing Culture, ex-Steel Prophet, ex-Three Sixes, ex-Amerikan Made, ex-Clash of the Titans, ex-Creeping Death (Metallica tribute), ex-Ravenscroft, ex-FEAR (live), ex-Ten Foot Pole (live), ex-The Iron Maidens (live)
Randy Coven Bass (2005-2007)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Shadow Eden, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Red Lamb, ex-Blues Saraceno, ex-CPR, ex-Good Rats, ex-Mountain, ex-N.O.W., ex-Randy Coven, ex-The Randy Coven Band, ex-Steve Morse (live)
Mike Tirelli Vocals (2005-2007)
See also: Holy Mother, Messiah's Kiss, ex-Last Lix, ex-X-Mas Project, Big Hair Daze, Rising Five, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-N.O.W., ex-Strider (USA)
Dustin Mitchell Bass (2006)
See also: Katagory V, ex-Tramontane, ex-Vivid Image
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2014)
See also: Liege Lord (live), ex-Sickness, ex-Feanor, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Virgin Steele
Nick Lee Guitars (lead) (2014)
See also: Moon Tooth, ex-Exemption
Lance Barnewold Guitars (2016, 2022-2023)
See also: Fate Breaks Dawn, Mike LePond's Silent Assassins, ex-Ross the Boss
Rick Ventura Guitars (2016)
See also: Riot Act, ex-Silent Partner
Jason "Shakes" West Drums (2024)
See also: Athanasia, Evil United, Thunder Horse, Down Generation, Seventh Son, The Union Underground, ex-Sebastian Bach (live), ex-Cult to Follow, ex-Gunfire 76, ex-Jason West, ex-Murder F.M., ex-Neurotica, ex-Pitbull Daycare, ex-Wednesday 13, ex-Murderdolls (live)
Don Van Stavern Bass (1986-1990, 2008-present)
See also: ex-Narita, ex-S.A. Slayer, Pitbull Daycare, The Devil's Jukebox, ex-Evil United, ex-Iron Allies, ex-Crimson Storm, ex-Jack Ruby, ex-Mark Reale Project, ex-Seance
Mike Flyntz Guitars (1989-present)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire, Cleanbreak
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2003-2007, 2014-present)
See also: Liege Lord (live), ex-Sickness, ex-Feanor, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Virgin Steele
Todd Michael Hall Vocals (2013-present)
See also: ex-Harlet, Todd Michael Hall, ex-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
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)
Louie Kouvaris Guitars (1975-1978)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-Diamond, ex-Faded Blue, ex-Harlequin, ex-Prism, ex-Riot Act, ex-Satelite, ex-Smoke, ex-Special Forces, ex-Sweetalk, ex-The Hots
Steve Costello Keyboards (1975)
Guy Speranza Vocals (1975-1981)
(R.I.P. 2003) See also: ex-Driftwood, ex-For Shakes Sake
Jimmy Iommi Bass (1976-1979)
Rick Ventura Guitars (1978-1984)
See also: Riot Act, ex-Silent Partner
Sandy Slavin Drums (1979-1984, 1986)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Ace Frehley, ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Best, ex-Max Rush, ex-Rex
Kip Leming Bass (1980-1984)
See also: ex-Harter Attack, ex-Mistress, ex-Tank
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-Badlands, ex-Dogbone, ex-Dr. Dirty, ex-Hitman, ex-Mr. Dirty, ex-Rachel, ex-Scarface, 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: Cloven Hoof, Jag Panzer, Satan's Host, The Three Tremors, Titan Force, ex-Tyrant, ex-Ballistic, ex-Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper (live), ex-Mother Load, ex-Powerslave 2000
Tony Moore Vocals (1986-1992, 2008-2009, 2010-2013)
See also: ex-Faith and Fire, Big Muff π, Immortal Soul
Bobby Jarzombek Drums (1987-1995, 1997-1999, 2008-2014)
See also: Fates Warning, Halford, Juggernaut, Sebastian Bach, Zierler, Spastic Ink, ex-Happy Kitties, ex-Painmuseum, The Foundry, ex-Arch / Matheos, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Rob Rock, ex-Blaze Bayley (live), ex-John West, ex-Cheap Evil, ex-Dirty Water, ex-Jack Ruby, ex-Tarrot, ex-Winterkat
Pete Perez Bass (1990-2007)
See also: Karion, Spastic Ink, ex-Leatherwolf, ex-Reverend, ex-Syrus, ex-Terrestrial Exiled
Mike DiMeo Vocals (1992-2004)
See also: Creation's End, ex-Midas Fate, Tenpoint, The Lizards, Tommy James and the Shondells, ex-Ilium, ex-Masterplan, ex-Vinnie Moore (live), ex-Gate Three, ex-Johnny Winter, ex-Josie Sang, ex-Kameo, ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
John Macaluso Drums (1995-1997)
See also: Artlantica, Chris Caffery (live), Stygia, ex-13 Candles, ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-Stone Leaders, ex-John Macaluso & Union Radio, ex-Masterlast, ex-Unwritten Pages, Jennifer Batten Trio, ex-Alex Masi, ex-Antonello Giliberto, ex-Holy Mother, ex-HolyHell, ex-Jorn, ex-Labÿrinth, ex-Mastercastle, ex-Mistheria, ex-Powermad, ex-TNT, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-Symphony X (live), ex-Fool's Game, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Mullmuzzler, ex-Essex, ex-George Lynch, ex-Indigo Dying, ex-Lynch Mob, ex-Starbreaker, ex-Tiger Stone, ex-Tore St Moren
Pat Magrath Drums (1999-2000)
See also: Prototype, ex-Corruption, ex-Harum Scarum, ex-Killing Culture, ex-Steel Prophet, ex-Three Sixes, ex-Amerikan Made, ex-Clash of the Titans, ex-Creeping Death (Metallica tribute), ex-Ravenscroft, ex-FEAR (live), ex-Ten Foot Pole (live), ex-The Iron Maidens (live)
Bobby Rondinelli Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Warlock, ex-Rondinelli, Over the Rainbow, Pyramid, Zebra (live), ex-Doro, ex-Quiet Riot, ex-Rainbow, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Big Trouble, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-The Dali Gaggers, ex-The Lizards, ex-The Sign, ex-Aerosmith (live), ex-Bonnie Tyler (live)
Current
Michał Drums
See also: Brüdny Skürwiel, Deserto, Sexmag, Violentor, Thanathron, ex-Deprived, ex-Menthrass, ex-Offence, ex-Armageddonizer, ex-Madness
Jonathan Reinheimer Guitars (2023-present)
See also: Necropia
Jani Pasanen Drums (2024-present)
See also: Tailgunner, ex-Asomvel, ex-Chemikill
Past
Phil Feit Bass (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Adam Bomb, ex-Billy Idol
Gerard T. Trevino Guitars (1984, 1986)
See also: ex-Krysis
Ligaya Perkins Vocals (backing) (1998)
See also: Funk-O-Matic
Pat Magrath Drums (1999-2000)
See also: Prototype, ex-Corruption, ex-Harum Scarum, ex-Killing Culture, ex-Steel Prophet, ex-Three Sixes, ex-Amerikan Made, ex-Clash of the Titans, ex-Creeping Death (Metallica tribute), ex-Ravenscroft, ex-FEAR (live), ex-Ten Foot Pole (live), ex-The Iron Maidens (live)
Randy Coven Bass (2005-2007)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Ark, ex-MCM, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Shadow Eden, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-Vitalij Kuprij, ex-Red Lamb, ex-Blues Saraceno, ex-CPR, ex-Good Rats, ex-Mountain, ex-N.O.W., ex-Randy Coven, ex-The Randy Coven Band, ex-Steve Morse (live)
Mike Tirelli Vocals (2005-2007)
See also: Holy Mother, Messiah's Kiss, ex-Last Lix, ex-X-Mas Project, Big Hair Daze, Rising Five, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-N.O.W., ex-Strider (USA)
Dustin Mitchell Bass (2006)
See also: Katagory V, ex-Tramontane, ex-Vivid Image
Frank Gilchriest Drums (2014)
See also: Liege Lord (live), ex-Sickness, ex-Feanor, ex-Holy Mother, ex-Virgin Steele
Nick Lee Guitars (lead) (2014)
See also: Moon Tooth, ex-Exemption
Lance Barnewold Guitars (2016, 2022-2023)
See also: Fate Breaks Dawn, Mike LePond's Silent Assassins, ex-Ross the Boss
Rick Ventura Guitars (2016)
See also: Riot Act, ex-Silent Partner
Jason "Shakes" West Drums (2024)
See also: Athanasia, Evil United, Thunder Horse, Down Generation, Seventh Son, The Union Underground, ex-Sebastian Bach (live), ex-Cult to Follow, ex-Gunfire 76, ex-Jason West, ex-Murder F.M., ex-Neurotica, ex-Pitbull Daycare, ex-Wednesday 13, ex-Murderdolls (live)
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