Frankie Banali facts for kids
November 14, 1951|
Queens, New York City, New York
|Died||August 20, 2020
Los Angeles, California
|Genres||Hard rock, heavy metal, instrumental rock|
|Labels||Sony, Atlantic, Warner Bros., Pasha, RSM|
|Associated acts||Quiet Riot, Hughes/Thrall, W.A.S.P., Faster Pussycat, Blackthorne, Heavy Bones, Dokken, Billy Idol, Steppenwolf, Hear 'n Aid|
Frankie Banali (November 14, 1951 – August 20, 2020) was an American rock drummer. He was best known for his work with multi-platinum heavy metal band Quiet Riot and was the only member remaining from the band's classic lineup.
He was the band's manager since 1994. He played drums in the heavy metal band W.A.S.P., as well as with Billy Idol. Banali was briefly a touring drummer for Faster Pussycat and Steppenwolf.
In October 2019, Banali was diagnosed with stage-V pancreatic cancer. He died from the disease in Los Angeles on August 20, 2020 at the age of 68.
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