Fayner Posts: The singer from Quiet Riot died. It’s a real bummer. And although QR was never my favorite band growing up, they were responsible for starting the whole Los Angeles Hair Band movement. Plus, Kevin was the only rock singer at the time who had more hair on his chest than on his head.
But what does this have to do with porn?
Well, let’s see…
Without Quiet Riot there would have been no Motley Crue, Ratt, Dokken and Poison. And without Poison there would be no Chloe, who used to be the band’s groupie back in the day which obviously leaded to her going into porn.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Dubrow, lead singer for the 1980s heavy metal band Quiet Riot that scored a hit with “Cum on Feel the Noize,” was found dead in a Las Vegas home. He was 52. The cause was not immediately known.
A neighbor summoned police and paramedics Sunday to the house where he was pronounced dead, police and coroner’s officials said.
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.
“I can’t even find words to say,” Quiet Riot drummer Frank Banali wrote on his Web site. “Please respect my privacy as I mourn the passing and honor the memory of my dearest friend Kevin DuBrow.”
Determination of the cause of death was pending an autopsy and toxicology results, Clark County coroner’s spokeswoman Samantha Charles said.