Quiet Riot’s Kevin DuBrow Honored With Shrunken Head in Las Vegas


Late Quiet Riot frontman Kevin DuBrow was honored this week with a shrunken head ceremony at Las Vegas’ Golden Tiki.

You can see photographs from the ceremony down below.

Numerous other rockers congregated at the Sin Town bar on Wednesday to celebrate the occasion, including Dead Daisies singer Glenn Hughes, ex-Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick, Slash bassist Todd Kerns and Silent Riot guitarist Alex Grossi.

DuBrow is in great company at the Golden Tiki, which has also honored Sammy Hagar, Vince Neil and late Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul with their individual shrunken heads.

DuBrow appeared on Peaceful Riot’s most significant albums, including 1983’s chart-topping Steel Overall health and its Best 20 abide by-up, 1984’s Issue Significant. The band fired DuBrow in 1987, but he returned in 1991 and stayed with them till he died of an accidental cocaine overdose at the age of 52 in November 2007.

Peaceful Riot unveiled their most recent album, Hollywood Cowboys, in 2019. The band is doing work on a new studio task, which will reportedly function previous drummer Frankie Banali, who died in August 2020.

“It is been revamped,” guide singer Jizzy Pearl lately told Classic Metallic Clearly show. “Generally, Frankie’s drum tracks have been – you know that activity, Operation, the place you take the tweezers? We pulled his drum tracks and have composed all new music for that.”

Pearl is joined by Grossi, drummer Johnny Kelly and vintage-period bassist Rudy Sarzo, who introduced his return to Peaceful Riot very last calendar year. Sarzo stated Banali’s wife advised him that Banali needed him again in the band.

“I was previously traumatized by Frankie’s passing, so it was a determination that I had to just take a large amount of time to assume about it — enable the mourning period [pass],” Sarzo explained to Eddie Trunk final 12 months. “So, the time came when I was all set to take the fact, that it truly is our responsibility, of us still left driving, to have on with the legacy and rejoice it. So that is when I made a decision. I mentioned, ‘Okay, it truly is time for me to come household.'”

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