RIOT ACT have released their latest Music Video, the re-recording of the classic RIOT song ‘Overdrive’ which was taken off the bands first album Rock City. The song is a tribute to the late Lou Kouvaris who played on the song and the original debut album and suddenly died due to Covid19 on March 28 2020.
Guitarist Rick Ventura band told The Metal Voice that they will continue to perform and write new material. As for who will replace Lou, the extra guitar duties for now will be done by lead singer Don Chaffin.
Watch the New Video here:
Original Riot guitarist Lou A. Kouvaris – who appeared on the first Riot album Rock City (1977) and wrote songs for Narita (1979) – tested positive for Covid19 and passed away due to complications on March 28, 2020 in Long Island New York. He was 66 years old.
Tribute show on Lou Kouvaris April 5 2020. Jimmy Kay and Rick Ventura pay Tribute and respect to Riot / Riot Act’s Lou Kouvaris as an artist and a person Also joining in Mike Flyntz (Riot , Riot V) Giles Lavery (Music management), Pat Gesualdo (CEO Metal Hall of Fame), Drummer Claudio Galinski (Riot Act).