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33 Years Ago: Randy Rhoads Dies in a Plane Crash

One of rock's enduring mysteries unfolded on March 19, 1982, as 25-year-old Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads -- despite having a reported fear of flying -- perished in a fiery crash at Leesburg, Fla., after a joy ride in a Beechcraft Bonanza.

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Randy Rhoads’ Family Loses Legal Bid to Stop Book Publication

A book commemorating the life and brief-but-brilliant career of guitarist Randy Rhoads will be allowed to go forward after a judge sided with the publisher in a court case brought by Rhoads' family.

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Watch Sebastian Bach Perform Ozzy Osbourne’s ’S.A.T.O’ at Randy Rhoads Tribute Concert

Last night, an all-star collection of metal musicians paid tribute to Randy Rhoads.

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Bob Daisley Says Randy Rhoads Was ‘Disrespected’ During Ozzy Honors at Recent Awards Show

The bassist and lyricist, who contributed heavily to a number of Osbourne's solo records, has gone public with his anger over the way he and his fellow former band members.

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Top 10 Randy Rhoads Guitar Solos

10 awesome guitar solos from the late, great Randy Rhoads.

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Randy Rhoads Tribute Concerts Scheduled

Some of the top guitarists in metal will come together to pay tribute to Randy Rhoads.

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‘Crazy Train’ Vs. ‘Two Minutes to Midnight’ – March Riff Madness

 

Ozzy Osbourne's 'Crazy Train' takes on Iron Maiden's 'Two Minutes to Midnight' in round two of Ultimate Classic Rock's March Riff Madness.

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‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ Vs. ‘Crazy Train’ – March Riff Madness

 

The Scorpions’ ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ takes on Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Crazy Train' in round one of Ultimate Classic Rock's March Riff Madness competition.

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Was Randy Rhoads Devastated After Hearing Eddie Van Halen?

Randy Rhoads was a phenomenal musician whose skill reduced many budding guitarists to tears of frustration, but even he could be intimidated on occasion. According to Rhoads biographer Andrew Klein, one of those occasions included the first time he watched Eddie Van Halen perform.

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Ozzy Osbourne Nearly Passes Out During Randy Rhoads’ Audition – Moments That Nearly Destroyed Rock

Ozzy Osbourne is one of the most influential metal performers of all time, but in late 1979 the former Black Sabbath singer was unemployed, broke and attempting an unlikely solo career.

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