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R.I.P. Kevin DuBrow: Leader of Quiet Riot

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One of heavy metal's signature vocalists has died at the too-young age of 52. Kevin DuBrow grew up in Hollywood and Van Nuys and in the late 1970s became the lead singer for Quiet Riot, the glam-metal brainchild of guitarist Randy Rhoads. Though Quiet Riot's brand of hard rock -- or whatever you wish to call it -- was never the same after the 1980s, Quiet Riot carried on, true to form, was featured on Guitar Hero 2, and visited these parts as recently as April, on the heels of last year's LP, Rehab.

Kevin DuBrow, you -- and the way you sang those songs, most notably Slade's "Cum on Feel the Noize" -- will be missed but never forgotten.

Quiet Riot (the original, Randy Rhoads incarnation)


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Cum on Feel the Noize / Bang Your Head (Metal Health), Live 9/20/2006