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Tag Archives: Brad Gillis

Randy Rhoads tribute to feature Serj Tankian, Tom Morello, and more

Posted by on January 12, 2015

In just 25 years, on Ozzy Osbourne first two solo albums and a stint in Quiet Riot, Randy Rhoads cemented himself as one of the best and most imitated guitarists in metal. And while the guitarist’s life was tragically cut short in 1982, he’s getting his due via a tribute album (and no, we’re not […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Other Guitarists Who Played In Randy Rhoads’ Bands

Posted by on March 19, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. 31 years ago today, one of metal’s most gifted and promising guitarists was killed in a plane crash. Randy Rhoads was only 25 years old when he passed, but having played in Ozzy Osbourne’s solo band as well as Quiet […]

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30 Years Ago Today, An Ozzy Album You Can’t Buy Anymore Was Released

Posted by on November 27, 2012

1982 was a rough year for Ozzy Osbourne. In March, his guitarist Randy Rhoads died in a plane crash while the band was on tour for Diary of a Madman, which had been released four months earlier. Ozzy continued to tour as a way of catharsis, with Brad Gillis filling in on guitar. On September 26th […]

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Rudy Sarzo: “In Order To Keep Ozzy Alive We Kept Him Occupied”

Posted by on July 19, 2012

Until this week, the only record that Ozzy Osbourne fans had of the vulnerable time in between the death of guitarist Randy Rhoads and Jake E. Lee’s time in the band that started with 1983’s Bark at the Moon was the now-out-of-print Speak of the Devil. The 1982 double-live album, which featured Night Ranger guitarist Brad Gillis, […]

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Exclusive: Don Jamieson Gives Preview Of ‘That Metal Show’s’ Season 8

Posted by on August 16, 2011

It’s hard to believe that VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show has been on the air for eight seasons now. Yet since 2008, hosts Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine, and Don Jamieson have talked to some of the biggest names in hard rock and metal (mostly classic rockers, but a few from today’s scene have graced their […]

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