Jizzy Pearl (born James Wilkinson, March 17, 1958) is an American hard rock and heavy metal singer. He first fronted the band Data Clan, which eventually became Love/Hate. Pearl has also sung for L.A. Guns, Ratt, Adler's Appetite, Quiet Riot and other, lesser known acts.

Pearl is known for, in the words of KNAC.com, his "gritty-sounding blues-influenced" vocals.[1]


In the late 1980s, Pearl sang for Love/Hate, which achieved notoriety for performances as the house band at the Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood. The group subsequently signed to Columbia Records.[2]

In early 2007, Pearl announced he would reunite with Love/Hate after ten years, on February 24, 2007, at Club Vodka in Hollywood, California, to perform their classic record Blackout in the Red Room in its entirety.[3]

In 2013, Pearl joined Quiet Riot, replacing then vocalist Scott Vokoun. The band decided to record a new album with Pearl that they set for release in early 2014.[4]

That effort became Quiet Riot 10 (also alternatively known as just 10), which was the twelfth studio album by the heavy metal band and featured a mix of songs with Pearl as well as live tracks with founder vocalist Kevin DuBrow.[1] The album came out on June 27, 2014. It has received mixed to positive reviews from publications such as KNAC.com and Music Enthusiast Magazine.[1][5]

Pearl quit Quiet Riot at the end of 2016 to focus on his solo work, and was replaced by Seann Nichols, who was subsequently replaced by James Durbin in March 2017. Durbin quit in September 2019, and Pearl re-joined. He continues to front Quiet Riot as of 2023.


Dataclan (EP)Dataclan1985Independent Release
Blackout in the Red RoomLove/HateFebruary 22, 1990Columbia Records
Wasted In AmericaLove/HateMarch 10, 1992Columbia Records
Let's RumbleLove/HateApril 1, 1994Calibre Records
I'm Not HappyLove/HateSeptember 19, 1995Mayhem Records
Livin' Off LaylaLove/Hate1997SK-9 Records
Let's EatLove/HateJune 1, 1999Perris Records
Shrinking VioletL.A. GunsJune 1, 1999Perris Records
Greatest & LatestLove/HateApril 25, 2000Cleopatra Records
Adler's Appetite (EP)Adler's AppetiteFebruary 2005Arrogant Bastard
Vegas Must DieJizzy PearlJuly 19, 2005Shrapnel Records
Just A BoyJizzy PearlOctober 30, 2007Shrapnel Records
Acoustic Gypsy LiveL.A. GunsSeptember 27, 2011Favored Nations Entertainment
CrucifiedJizzy PearlDecember 20, 2013Independent Release
Quiet Riot 10Quiet RiotJune 27, 2014RSM Records
All You Need Is SoulJizzy PearlMay 11, 2018Frontiers Records
Hell,CALove/HateFebruary 11, 2022Golden Robot Records


  1. ^ a b c Depedro, Andrew (August 9, 2014). "Quiet Riot 10". KNAC.com. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  2. ^ "Love/Hate History". Love/Hate. 2006. Retrieved February 12, 2007.
  3. ^ "Love/Hate reunion". Love/Hate. February 2, 2007. Retrieved February 12, 2007.
  4. ^ "Friday, 22 November 2013 at 22:10". Facebook.
  5. ^ "Best Quiet Riot Songs of All Time – Music Enthusiast Magazine". April 30, 2021.

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