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Former Ozzy Osbourne Bassist Bob Daisley Reveals Unheard Randy Rhoads Recordings

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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Randy Rhoads’ Family Files Lawsuit Over Coffee Table Book

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

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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Tom Morello Calls Randy Rhoads the ‘Greatest Hard Rock Guitarist’

Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads influenced many axe-men before his tragic death 30 years ago -- one of them being Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello. The mad-scientist of hard rock guitar explains how Rhoads gave him the courage to find his own unique sound.

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Ozzy Osbourne at the Rosemont Horizon on January 24, 1982 in Rosemont, Illinois.

10 Randy Rhoads Videos That Rock

Late guitar virtuoso Randy Rhoads wasn't just a remarkable musician, he was a true innovator. His playing, both with early Quiet Riot and more famously Ozzy Osbourne, was freewheeling and explosive...

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