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No Treble – Groove – Episode #22: Rudy Sarzo

I’m a child of the eighties. Well, the seventies, too, but I cut my musical taste in the early eighties onwards. One of the most pivotal moments in music for me was the 1983 US Festival. The metal day, in particular. I can troll YouTube and watch videos from that day, and it still sends shivers up my spine. It’s hard to imagine this, but Quiet Riot made a huge splash and pushed the hard rock genre forward from that moment. The band pushed Michael Jackson’s Thriller out of the…

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Ear Of Newt – Rudy Sarzo talks Ozzy Osbourne and Randy Rhoads while Quiet Riot storms the charts

One day back in the summer of ’83 I stopped by the Vancouver offices of CBS Records and did an interview with Rudy Sarzo, who was one of the top hard rock/metal bassists around at the time. Sarzo was in town promoting Metal Health, the new release from his band Quiet Riot, which was the first heavy-metal album to hit #1 on theBillboard album chart. I didn’t mind Quiet Riot–any band that covers Slade’s “Cum on Feel the Noize” is okay with me–but I was mostly keen to chat with Sarzo because…

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Vegas Rocks Magazine – NAMM 2016 WITH Sally Steele

Many great moments at NAMM 2016 including Joe Walsh, Billy Sheehan, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Aldridge, Keith Emerson, Lita Ford, Herbie Hancock, Rudy Sarzo, Steve Stevens, Josie Stevens, Al Jourgensen, KORG, Blackstar, Roland, BOSS for VegasRocksTV.com!

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HNGN – Rudy Sarzo

Since the early 1980s, bassist Rudy Sarzo has held down the bottom end for some of the most beloved and successful acts in heavy metal history. He was a member of Ozzy Osbourne’s band beside renowned guitarist Randy Rhoads. He rejoined Quiet Riot in time for its smash album “Metal Health” and went on to work with Whitesnake, Dio and recently Queensryche, not to mention a 5-year stint with hard rock juggernauts Blue Oyster Cult. The Sarzo secret for thriving in so many different groups? “I put it into a…

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Guitar World – Rudy Sarzo

Guitar World has conducted a fan Q&A with bassist Rudy Sarzo. Here is an excerpt: Rudy Sarzo. For more than 35 years he’s played bass alongside some of the biggest names in rock, including Ozzy Osbourne, David Coverdale and Ronnie James Dio, but what Guitar World readers really want to know is… Why do you think you have been able to play in such a large number of bands throughout your career? — Paul Polito The secret to my success is that when I join a band, I join the…

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100 Percent Rock – Rudy Sarzo Of Devil City Angels

Todd Jolicoeur of 100 Percent Rock has interviewed bass legend Rudy Sarzo about one of this latest projects Devil City Angels. Here is an excerpt: When you are offered time on the phone with a legend that has played with a lot of your favorite rock bands over the years, you take the time and make the call. One such offer was given me while reviewing and covering the debut release from the latest rock supergroup, Devil City Angels. After recording of the disc was completed, original bassist Eric Brittingham…

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One On One With Mitch Lafon – Episode 151 – Rudy Sarzo

Famed bassist RUDY SARZO joins Mitch on Episode 151 of One On One With Mitch Lafon. He discusses his new bands Devil City Angels & Gunzo, working with Ronnie James Dio, Ozzy Osbourne, Geoff Tate, the great lost gem (band and album) Manic Eden, Randy Rhoads, Animetal USA, Quiet Riot and why he’s not currently in the band, and much more. Go here to read more.

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Mars Attacks Podcast – Classic Albums Column – Blizzard Of Ozz

Episode 120 of Mars Attacks Podcast marks the return of the Classic Albums series. During this episode you will find musicians, producers, journalists, and show hosts commenting on Ozzy Osbourne’s solo debut, the Blizzard Of Ozz. The podcast contains comments from former members of Ozzy’s band, Brian Tichy and Carmine Appice. Monte Pittman who studied at Musonia School Of Music run by Randy Rhoads’ family. Carl Canedy, whose band The Rods, opened for Ozzy on some of those early tours. Other notable musicians that lend their comments to the episode…

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