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Frankie Banali talks to Totally Driven Radio about Road Rage, American Idol, Kevin DuBrow, Randy Rhoads & more!!

Totally Driven Radio, the weekly radio podcast heard live every Thursday night from 8 – 11 pm Est time on the Totally Driven Entertainment Radio Network, hosted by Bay Ragni, Nick Wilkinson and Jimmy Jannetty covers the world of sports and entertainment each week, as well as bringing you celebrity guests interviews,

This week we talked to Legendary Drummer of Quiet Riot……. Frankie Banali

Frankie discussed…….

**If Road Rage was the most stressful Quiet Riot album

**What was the moment when things weren’t going to work with Seann Nichols

**Frankie admits that James Durbin was his original choice before Seann Nichols

**If he thinks he should’ve tried to find a singer, who didn’t sound like Kevin DuBrow

**if Frankie was an American Idol fan

**if he ever gave James a second thought, to avoid the criticism of him being on American Idol

**Any chance of Quiet Riot being on the new version of American Idol

**If he thought doing the Documentary opened the eyes to people of all the trouble he has had moving forward with various singers

**If Rudy Sarzo or Carlo Cavazo have reached out after hearing the new album

**How him & Rudy have been friends since 1972

**what it was like playing with Randy Rhoads

**That him & Dana Strum rehearsed for a week when Randy first joined Ozzy

**That Randy a couple years recommended both him & Rudy for Ozzy’s band, but those chose Tommy Aldridge over him, because he was a complete unknown at the time

**Doing their first video in 29 years “Can’t Get Enough”



Frankie hangs for over 20 mins, and talks all this and more


You can listen to the full interview here

For more info on Quiet Riot go to their Website


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