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Tag Archives: Rudy Sarzo

A Disney power metal album is a thing that exists

Posted by on April 3, 2017

We first heard about this on April Fool’s Day, but we weren’t going to write about it because we didn’t think anyone would believe us. Disney, who we wrote about last week for once again banning a metal band from playing at one of their venues, has embraced the genre via an album of power […]

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Chuck Billy, Alexi Laiho meet Mr. Crowley on Rhoads tribute

Posted by on February 4, 2015

When you think of the relatively small body of work of late guitarist Randy Rhoads, “Mr. Crowley” stands out as one of his many shining moments. With Rhoads getting his due with a March 3 album, Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute, an impressive lineup of artists have signed on to pay homage to the […]

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Serj Tankian, Tom Morello go off the rails on Ozzy cover

Posted by on January 21, 2015

When you think of Randy Rhoads, Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist for his first two solo albums, System of a Down singer Serj Tankian isn’t necessarily the first name to come to mind. However, he got together with Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello to record a cover of “Crazy Train” for the forthcoming compilation Immortal Randy […]

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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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New Dio tribute album “This Is Your Life” features Metallica, Rob Halford, Anthrax, and more

Posted by on February 6, 2014

We’ve seen a few different tributes to Ronnie James Dio ever since he died of stomach cancer on May 16, 2010, but this is a doozy. A new all-star tribute album titled This Is Your Life is coming via Rhino set to release on April 1, 2014 (and if you think it’s April Fools, the mob rules). […]

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Now Vinny Appice Is Playing With TWO Dio Tribute Groups

Posted by on May 14, 2013

Since Ronnie James Dio’s death, numerous all-star Dio tribute groups have come to fruition. The two most notable, though, are Dio Disciples (featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens and Dio’s last lineup) and the more recently formed Last In Line (lead by guitarist Vivian Campbell and his former Dio bandmates). Now those two tributes have something in […]

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Disturbed’s John Moyer Filling In For Rudy Sarzo On Queensryche Shows

Posted by on April 29, 2013

As if the lineup that he had record and play on Frequency Unkown wasn’t enough, Geoff Tate’s version of Queensryche has enlisted another high-profile musician to fill in on their tour. John Moyer, bassist of Disturbed and more recently, Adrenaline Mob, will be stepping in for Rudy Sarzo while he goes to Russia to play with […]

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Now There’s A New Song From The Other Queensryche

Posted by on April 4, 2013

Like a kid in the middle of a bitter divorce, it’s up to a court to decide who gets to keep the Queensryche name: vocalist Geoff Tate’s incarnation or the version with Scott Rockenfield, Eddie Jackson and Michael Wilton. And while the version with Todd La Torre was first to get a song out with “Redemption,” […]

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Hmm…What Is Geoff Tate Trying To Say With The Cover Of His Queensryche Album?

Posted by on March 5, 2013

Shortly after one Queensryche announced they had signed to Century Media Records, Geoff Tate’s version of the prog metal group revealed more details about their forthcoming album. We knew it would feature plenty of special guests (and is supposedly “stupidly heavy”) and will be released via Cleopatra Records. Now we know that the album will […]

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One Queensryche Offers Sample Of New Song, While Tate’s Version Taps Members Of Forbidden For Album

Posted by on February 25, 2013

And now for your weekly Queensryche update. First comes a taste of new music from the rendition of Queensryche featuring remaining original members Michael Wilton, Eddie Jackson, and Scott Rockenfield. We were already impressed by what we heard in the teaser trailer released late last year. But last Friday (February 22), Rockenfield appeared on Eddie […]

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