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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

Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman Jackson Giveaway Now Playing

Jackson fans now have a fantastic opportunity to win a Jackson guitar signed by the godfather of metal himself, Ozzy Osbourne. In the Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman Jackson Giveaway, one lucky shredder will find himself wielding … Continue reading

Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman 30th Anniversary Collector’s Box Set

Randy Rhoads fans rejoice—a 30th anniversary collector’s box set celebrating Ozzy Osbourne’s seminal Blizzard of Ozz (1980) and Diary of a Madman (1981) albums is set for May 31 release. 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of both albums, which are … Continue reading