Tag Archives: Randy Rhoads

The Music Zoo Dissects the Jackson RR 1.5

Tommy Colletti of Music Zoo recently broke down the amazing Jackson RR1.5, which he created along with Jackson Master Builder Mike Shannon. Replicating the 25th Anniversary Rhoads identically is off-limits, so Colletti and Shannon made a few subtle “Randy-style” changes … Continue reading

Celebrate Randy Rhoads’ Birthday at Family Winery

Guitar legend Randy Rhoads’ birthday is Dec. 6, and his family is celebrating it with a weekend event at Kathryn Rhoads D’Argenzio and her husband Richard D’Argenzio’s wine-tasting room in Burbank, Calif. Beginning on Rhoads’ birthday and ending on Saturday, … Continue reading

Honoring Randy Rhoads: 30 Years Gone

Thirty years ago today (March 19, 1982), Randy Rhoads was killed in a tragic plane crash in Leesburg, Fla., robbing the world of a breathtaking guitar virtuoso. After co-founding Quiet Riot at the age of 16, Rhoads went on to … Continue reading

Phil Demmel Talks Randy Rhoads, Signature Guitar With Guitar World Magazine

Machine Head guitarist and Jackson signature artist Phil Demmel is a fervent Randy Rhoads fan. In the Feb. issue of Guitar World magazine, Demmel explained how he became a Rhoads follower and why he painted his signature Jackson Demmelition with … Continue reading

D’Argenzio Winery Offers Complimentary Randy Rhoads Wine Tasting

Thirty years ago, guitar god Randy Rhoads tragically passed away in an airplane crash. As one way to honor Rhoads’ music, legacy and life, his sister, Kathy Rhoads D’Argenzio and D’Argenzio Winery created a limited-edition 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon with Rhoads … Continue reading

Remembering Randy Rhoads

Legendary musician Randy Rhoads would have been 55 today (Dec. 6) had a tragic airplane accident not taken his life in March of 1982. The former Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist helped create the template of metal soloing that … Continue reading