Tag: Brad Gillis
Hired Gun – New Film Looks at Neglected Contributors in the Music World!
In KISS’ classic era, Peter Criss wore the makeup of the Catman on the live stage and entertained millions around the world. Can you name the man on stage that wears that makeup now? There is one man who has played bass for Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne, Dio, Whitesnake, Blue Oyster Cult, and Queensryche. Can […]
Night Ranger – Classic Rockers Return with Don’t Let Up!
Night Ranger was one of the most iconic bands of the 1980s, with classic cuts like “Sister Christian,” “Sing Me Away,” “When You Close Your Eyes,” “Sentimental Street,” “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me,” and “(You Can Still) Rock in America.” Although classic members Jeff Watson and Alan Fitzgerald have since parted ways with the […]
Ozzy Osbourne – A Look Back at Speak of the Devil Audio and Video Releases!
By 1982, Ozzy Osbourne was well on the way to a successful, prosperous solo career, having made the ultimate comeback following his being fired from Black Sabbath in the late 1970s. But just as things were getting back on track, tragedy struck – a plane crash claimed the life of Randy Rhoads, Osbourne’s […]
All Aboard the Crazy Train! Off the Rails is Rudy Sarzo’s Retrospective of His Days in the Ozzy Osbourne Band
Rudy Sarzo is one of the rock and metal world’s most prolific bass players; he has played with countless acts and has a reputation as one of the top men in the industry. His history includes stints with Quiet Riot, Whitesnake, Dio, Blue Oyster Cult, and a number of other side projects. But, there […]
The Immortal Randy Rhoads – Tribute CD has Ambition and Amazing Players but Falls Flat
In March of 1982, the rock and roll world lost a phenomenal guitarist – Randy Rhoads. Having played guitar for the earliest incarnation of Quiet Riot alongside his childhood friend Kelly Garni, and in Ozzy Osbourne’s band for his first two solo records, Rhoads spent a short amount of time at the musical […]