Quiet Riot - Quiet Riot Announce New Singer15 March 2012
The reunited rockers parted ways with Huff at the beginning of the year (Jan12), giving no reason for his dismissal.
The singer has since revealed he discovered he had been fired while he awaited brain surgery.
In a post on his Facebook.com page, Huff wrote, "As I sit in hospital... wait for my brain surgery... I have been let go from Quiet Riot. And nobody's had balls to tell it to my face. Interesting... I have to read the news in a post that's not even directed to me?"
He added, "Let me tell all my friends... don't count me out... Watch what happens... I deserve better treatment... Don't worry about me... I am gonna take the high road... I have so much s**t I could speak..."
Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali responded with a post of his own, stating, "The fact is that Mr. Huff's medical condition had nothing to do with the decision that was made, though it is unfortunate that it comes at such a time.
"His wife assured me that Mark would be home this week, and as legal protocol dictated, a certified letter was sent informing Mark of the decision that was made and why it was made. This was days ago. The content of that letter is a private matter unless Mr. Huff decides to make the reason for his dismissal made public, which I believe would be counterproductive for him."
The Cum on Feel the Noize hitmakers hired former Montrose frontman Keith St. John to take over vocal duties from Huff for the remaining dates of their winter tour, and on Wednesday (14Mar12) they announced Vokoun had joined the band.
Vokoun will take over as the band's frontman for an upcoming U.S. tour, which begins in Scottsdale, Arizona on 28 March (12).
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