Monday, November 26, 2007

Quiet Riot Lead Singer Kevin Dubrow: A Sad End of a Legend

First of all, the name of the band of Quiet Riot Lead Singer Kevin Dubrow was Quiet Riot not quit riot. He was a great singer and heavy metal legend. I am not a fan of heavy metal music- so what! Millions of people around the world are fan of heavy metal and they know who Kevin Dubrow was. He died at 52.

Wikipedia wrote about Kevin Dubrow:

The original band was started by Randy Rhoads in 1975, but broke up in 1979 when Rhoads went on to join Ozzy Osbourne's band. In 1980, DuBrow formed a band he named DuBrow, which also included brothers Tony and Carlos Cavazo. After Rhoads' death in 1982, Dubrow changed the name of the band to Quiet Riot, which his record company felt would allow the band to capitalize on wide name recognition. Rudy Sarzo ended up joining the band once again before the release of Metal Health, which stormed to the top of the charts, making Quiet Riot the first metal band to achieve number one status on their (U.S. release) debut album. Songs like "Cum on Feel the Noize", and "Metal Health (Bang Your Head)" then launched them into national fame. Nevertheless, when asked to compose more successful albums, they were unable to do so. This, coupled with DuBrow's diatribes against contemporary metal bands, the press, and eventually his own record company led to the decline of Quiet Riot. DuBrow at one point was even fired from Quiet Riot during a tour's end at Hawaii in 1987; he was abandoned in a hotel while the other members of the band left on an earlier flight.

The most important thing about Kevin Dubrow was that he could entertain millions of people. So, his death is really a tragic one. We still do not know how he died.

AP reported:

There was no forced entry, and no suspicious circumstances were reported, police Officer Jose Montoya said Monday.

Quiet Riot was perhaps best known for its 1983 cover of "Cum on Feel the Noize." The song, featuring Dubrow's powerful, gravelly voice, appeared on the band's album "Metal Health" — which was the first by a metal band to reach No. 1 on the Billboard chart.

DuBrow recorded his first solo album in 2004, "In for the Kill," and the band's last studio CD, "Rehab," came out in October 2006.

You can get an idea of how popular he is by looking at the Google Trend.

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