Defenders of the Old Fest III, which will take place in NYC in March 13th and 14th, 2015. Please save the dates, spread the words, and more bands and information to come shortly. Current Line-up: Exciter - The First U.S. show with the original Beehler, Johnson, Ricci, line-up in 30 years.They will be performing classics from the first 3 albums. Riot V The Rods Liege Lord Brocas Helm - First East Coast show Destructor Machine of War - Featuring NME's Brian Llapitan to perform Unholy Death in its entirety Aggression (Canada) - Legendary Speed Metallers from Quebec. First show in the U.S. High Spirits October 31 Cauchemar (Canada) Natur Magic Circle For any inquiries, please message this page directly or e-mail at email@example.comTickets Save
Label: Japan - Avalon/Marquee; Rest of World - Steamhammer / SPV
Manager: Manuela Froehlich, ROCK 4 SUCCESS, Artist & Band Management
Bio: 'Thundersteel' has everything that makes metal great.” - All Music Guide
After initial success in the early 80’s, iconoclastic metal band RIOT rose from the ashes after a few years of silence to release THUNDERSTEEL (CBS 1988), an album that would become as celebrated as the new line-up that spa...See Full Bio
"For thirty years I have been a true and devoted RIOT fan. Albums like 'Fire Down Under' and 'Thundersteel' have inspired me immensely, both as a singer and a songwriter, and the honest truth is that I would probably not be here today if it wasn't for RIOT. As a homage to the band we also covered their classic song 'Flight of the Warrior' on the album 'Masterpieces' in 2008. "I am totally psyched about having RIOT as our special guest for the first leg of the European tour and I can assure you that I will be in the audience banging my head and singing along in every song...every single night! Hell yeah!"