Relevant Secures Fabulous Press For Rock Icon Frankie Banali Of Quiet Riot
Frankie Banali | Renowned Drummer Battles Cancer The Only Way He Knows How: Loudly & Artistically
Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali is battling Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, and he’ll be the first to tell you that his prognosis is bleak. Still, it hasn’t stopped him from playing drums and scheduling future tour engagements for the band, plans that he is expecting to be a part of. On a day to day basis however, it’s being able to create his own brand of minimalist and visually textured art that sustains him the most.
In this conversation Frankie speaks candidly about his current health situation, offers glimpses into his childhood, reflects on the accomplishments of Quiet Riot, describes his relationship with the late Kevin Dubrow, and introduces us to his latest artistic collection, Spirits I-VIII.