Riot: Restless Breed (Elektra/Asylum); Mötley Crüe: Too Fast for Love (Elektra/Asylum)
Danny (Shredder) Weizmann, LA Weekly, 11 November 1982
RIOT LOOK like a more wretched New York Dolls and play powerhouse meatrock, and as meatrock bands go, they are enchanting. The singer yodels in a wunnerful gruff voice about being a 'Hard Lovin' Man' and about all the 'Violent Crimes' in the world today. Totally radical guitar sounds and heavy-duty skin beating.
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