Lou Kouvaris dies


Lou A. Kouvaris, the Greek-American guitarist who played in Riot from 1975 to 1978 and recorded the first album “Rock City”, passed away last night (Saturday, March 28). According to information posted on social media, Lou fell victim to coronavirus after experiencing symptoms last week.

Recently the guitarist formed the Riot Act with former Riot guitarist Rick Ventura as well. The band would play this year’s Up The Hammers, which was canceled because of the pandemic.