Tag: RIOT

RIOT To Carry On As RIOT V; New Singer Announced

RIOT‘s classic “Thundersteel” and “Privilege Of Power” lineup reunited in 2009 and delivered a critically acclaimed album, “Immortal Soul”, via major metal heavyweights SPV/ Steamhammer and Avalon/ Marquee. A successful tour with performances on the prestigious 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise and appearances at Sweden Rock and Metalway festivals solidified RIOT‘s long-sought-after return a success, but success doesn’t come without tragedy. The band’s journey has never been easy, with personnel changes and …

RIOT To Release New Album In 2014

Long-running U.S. metallers RIOT will release an as-yet-untitled new album in 2014 via SPV/Steamhammer (in North America and Europe) and Avalon/Marquee (Asia). The band will enter the studio in December to begin recording its first studio CD without guitarist and founding member Mark Reale, who died in January 2012 in a San Antonio hospital due to complications of Crohn’s disease — an …