'Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration Of A Legend' To Take Place Next Year
'Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration Of A Legend' To Take Place Next Year -
A tribute concert in memory of the legendary Randy Rhoads has been announced.
The event, which will take place on January 25 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California, will feature members of Whitesnake, Extreme, DIO and Guns N' Roses as well as special guests who will perform tracks together in memory of the Ozzy Osbourne/Quiet Riot axeman.
The concert is from the creators of 'Bonzo Bash' (the celebration show for John Bonham), Brian Tichy and Joe Sutton.
Tichy contacted bassist Rudy Sarzo, who played with Randy during his Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne tenure in order to play bass at the show, to which Sarzo accepted.
Randy was tragically killed in a plane accident at the age of 25 on March 19, 1982 while on tour with Osbourne .
"I am excited that a tribute concert with this caliber of talent is being staged for Randy,” says his brother Kelle.
“I have attended and participated in memorial shows in the past, but nothing has been staged along this scale before now. The Rhoads Family is touched and extremely grateful to Brian Tichy, Joe Sutton and Brent Woods for their vision and commitment to this special remembrance for Randy."
"Randy Rhoads Remembered is a unique celebration of his compositions and trail blazing guitar techniques,” says Sarzo.
“I'm extremely honored and excited to be a part of this significant event honoring my dear friend and bandmate featuring his musical contributions with Ozzy Osbourne and rarely performed compositions from his Quiet Riot years."
Confirmed guitarists include:
Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake)
Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme, Rihahha)
Phil Demmel (Machine Head)
Brad Gillis (Night Ranger)
Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns)
Kiko Loureiro (Angra)
Rowan Robertson (DIO)
Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions, Electric Sun)
Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (Guns N' Roses)
Brent Woods (The Moby Dicks, Vince Neil)
Kelle Rhoads (vocals)
Phil Soussan (Big Noize, Ozzy Osbourne)
Neil Turbin (Deathriders, Anthrax)
Tickets for "Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration Of A Legend" are on sale now.
GJ2 Release New 'Concorde' Model at Randy Rhoads Book Launch
GJ2 Release New 'Concorde' Model at Randy Rhoads Book
GJ2, the new guitar brand founded by...
Grover Jackson Unveil Concorde Prototype At Randy Rhoads Event
The first prototype of the new GJ2 Concorde™ line of guitars was
given away as part of a tribute to...
New Randy Rhoads Book Now Available
Though Randy Rhoads time on this planet was only short lived,
his influence and legacy continue to grow and...
Randy Rhoads 30th Anniversary Annual Memorial: Video Footage & Rhoads Family Interviews
This year saw the 30th anniversary of the passing of legendary
virtuoso Randy Rhoads. The annual memorial event for...
Machine Head Set Release Date For 'Inside The Machine' Biography
Omnibus Press has announced an October 15th release date for
'Inside The Machine', which is said to the world's...