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Quiet Riot Singer Had Been Dead For Six Days Before Discovery Say Police

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ABC's Las Vegas affiliate KTNV-TV reports: Police say after a distressed call from family members, QUIET RIOT lead singer Kevin DuBrow's next door neighbor and friend kicked down the door to find the 52-year-old dead.

Police say DuBrow had been dead for about six days before his body was discovered. Lori Lee Samson, DuBrow's fiancée, was the last person to see him alive. She says when days passed, she new something was wrong.

Among the collection of memories, Lori Samson will forever save DuBrow's last words. "At 2:40 am Monday he texted me I love you so much," Samson says.

His death has sent shockwaves to fans and family.

Samson says she will cherish the last moments spent with him and her son. She never knew the man she met years ago was a legendary rock star. Still rocking into his 50s, they celebrated Dubrow's birthday just two weeks ago. Samson says Dubrow performed for charities, growing more humble with age.

At 52 years old, QUIET RIOT's vocalist finally found the one. The couple was supposed to appear on A&E for a roast of Gene Simmons.

The coroner's office is now investigating the exact cause of death.

Samson says something fans never knew is that alcohol was not allowed backstage at their concerts. This was in support of band members' struggle with sobriety.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. inhatredofme writes:

i'm not a fan of quiet riot or anything but it seems as though this was actually one of the good guys in music, i don't remember ever hearing about him getting in any trouble as so many other rockers have.

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2. bucknasty writes:

i was a huge fan of quiet riot in the 80's, and i remember his band members leaving him in some hotel in hawaii in the mid-80's at the end of the tour because they couldn't stand him anymore. they kicked him out of the band and left him at the hotel. i was glad to see they got back together in the 90's and continued to kick a$$ all over the world. i heard alcohol played a big part in their break-up, and i was glad to see they quit drinking and started rocking again. god bless you kevin, may your star shine bright in heaven.

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3. metalhealthpatient writes:

this is horrible i love this band and when i first heard he was dead i was speechless quiet riot was one of my favorite bands and Kevin dubrow is one of the greatest rockers ever. he shall never be forgotten. we shall keep rocking the f*** on in his memorie

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