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Members of Machine Head, Testament + More Highlight ‘Randy Rhoads Remembered’ Show

Randy Rhoads Remembered Finale
Antonio Marino, Jr., Loudwire

A number of metal greats, including members of Machine Head, Testament and Adrenaline Mob, saluted late guitar great Randy Rhoads during a tribute show.

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Former Ozzy Osbourne Bassist Bob Daisley Reveals Unheard Randy Rhoads Recordings

Bob Daisley Randy Rhoads
BobDaisley.com / Paul Natkin, Getty Images

Today (March 19) marks the 32nd anniversary of the death of Ozzy Osbourne guitar great Randy Rhoads and his onetime bandmate, Bob Daisley, has offered up his own special tribute online. Daisley has posted a Q&A about the seven hours of audio tapes that he recorded during the writing and recording sessions for the 'Blizzard of Ozz' and 'Diary of a Madman' albums. On top of that, he's also shared some previously unheard studio snippets from those recordings.

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Rockers Pay Musical Tribute to Randy Rhoads + John Bonham at 2014 NAMM Convention

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Charles Epting for Loudwire

The NAMM convention brings together literally thousands of musicians from all over the world, which means it's the perfect time to pull together the ultimate all-star tribute shows. This year in Anaheim, Calif., two such shows took place: the Bonzo Bash, which honors late Led Zeppelin stickman John Bonham, and the Randy Rhoads Remembered gathering, held in honor of the late great shredder. Both shows are the brainchild of well-known drummer Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Foreigner, Billy Idol), and in fact his Bonzo Bash already has has a successful string of performances under its belt.

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Randy Blythe: I Will Not Be Thinking About Lamb of God for a Good Long While

Randy Blythe of Lamb of God
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Since releasing 'Resolution' in 2012, Lamb of God have experienced an incredibly eventful chapter of their career. After performing in nearly every corner of the globe and suffering a setback that left vocalist Randy Blythe in Czech court, Blythe has revealed he needs a break from Lamb of God and that he "will not be thinking about Lamb of God, touring, playing heavy metal writing new Lamb of God material" for a long time.

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‘Randy Rhoads Remembered’ Concert to Feature Rudy Sarzo, Randy’s Brother Kelle + More

Randy Rhoads
Jet

A massive tribute for late guitar icon Randy Rhoads has been organized for the 2014 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) weekend. Featuring musicians who had played alongside the shredder and members of the Rhoads family, 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' is set to invade Santa Ana, Calif. on Jan. 25.

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Randy Rhoads vs. Adam Jones – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Quarterfinals

Randy Rhoads vs. Adam Jones

Competing with the almighty Randy Rhoads is no picnic. It'll take a truly special guitarist to defeat the late, great Rhoads, for the Ozzy Osbourne / Quiet Riot shredder has already eliminated Iron Maiden's Adrian Smith and Between the Buried and Me's Paul Waggoner by substantial margins.

Tool guitarist Adam Jones just scored a massive

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Randy Rhoads vs. Adrian Smith – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 2

Randy Rhoads / Adrian Smith
Paul Natkin / Karl Walter, Getty Images

In battle between old school and new school, immortal Ozzy Osbourne / Quiet Riot guitarist Randy Rhoads claimed a decisive victory over Between the Buried and Me's Paul Waggoner. Waggoner is damn good, but Rhoads and h

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Randy Rhoads vs. Paul Waggoner – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 1

Randy Rhoads vs. Paul Waggoner
Paul Netkin, Getty Images / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Randy Rhoads is known for pioneering and perfecting the traditional '80s metal guitar style. Fast riffs, big hooks and wild solos are all staples of the Rhoads brand of heavy metal. Virtually unknown while playing in Quiet Riot befo

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Randy Rhoads’ Family Files Lawsuit Over Coffee Table Book

Randy Rhoads
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The family of late and legendary Ozzy Osbourne / Quiet Riot guitarist Randy Rhoads have taken legal action over a coffee table book titled 'Randy Rhoads' that has allegedly been published using unauthorized materials.

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Favorite Randy Rhoads-Era Ozzy Osbourne Song – Readers Poll

Ozzy Osbourne and Randy Rhoads
CBS Associated

Today marks the 30th anniversary of a very tragic day in the world of rock. It was 30 years ago (March 19) that Ozzy Osbourne / Quiet Riot guitarist Randy Rhoads lost his life in a plane crash.

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