QUIET RIOT Enlist Former Frontman To Fill In For Flu-Stricken KEVIN DUBROW

QUIET RIOT have enlisted former frontman Paul Shortino (i.e. ROUGH CUTT) to fill in on vocals at several Oklahoma and Texas dates after singer Kevin DuBrow came down with the flu, thus preventing him from being able to make the scheduled shows.

"[Kevin] was unable to make a festival date last week in Omaha, NE even though we were not aware of his illness and found out only after going to Omaha, and then returning back to Los Angeles," drummer Frankie Banali told Metal Sludge. "Unfortunately, he had also missed two additional festival dates the week prior to the Omaha event due to having been involved in an automobile accident which he was not the driver, but a passenger. Being unsure of his 100% recovery as well as not wanting the slightest possibility of additional cancellation of dates, and having dates on the calendar that contractually needed to be fulfilled, [guitarist] Carlos [Cavazo] suggested that we use Paul (Shortino) who he has kept in contact with over the years, to fulfill our commitments.

"It is my personal desire that Kevin has a quick recovery so that he can continue with the QUIET RIOT touring schedule. We have a very full calendar of dates in 2003 and his participation, to me, is essential."

Among the QUIET RIOT dates that will feature Paul Shortino in the vocalist slot are the following:

Aug. 22 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Classic Rock Cafe
Aug. 23 - Dallas, TX @ Canyon Club
Aug. 24 - Tulsa, OK @ Block Party

Tags:

Posted in: News

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).