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.
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.
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.
During auditions for his new band, in walked a then-little-known guitarist named Randy Rhoads...