“Thunder And Steel Down Under”, the first-ever RIOT tribute album,

will be released on April 24 via Skol Records. The compilation was produced by Bart Gabriel (SACRED STEEL, CRYSTAL VIPER, JACK STARR’S BURNING STARR) and includes RIOT classics performed by such artists as AXEL RUDI PELL, CRYSTAL VIPER, ATTACKER, ALPHA TIGER, OCTOBER 31, SAVAGE MASTER, NIGHT DEMON, DEXTER WARD and others. The CD will be limited to only 1,000 copies worldwide. Proceeds from album sales will be donated to Tony Reale — father of the late RIOT guitarist and founding member Mark Reale.