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Randy Rhoads


Rock guitarist who performed with Ozzy Osbourne and Calm Riot and who was simply a significant influence in neo-classical metallic. He trained his companion how exactly to play bass and immediately produced a music group, The Whore. He got his B.A. in music at UCLA. He was the initial guitarist within the Ozzy Osbourne music group, but Jake E. Lee changed him. His mom is normally Delores Rhoads. Rhoads and Kevin DuBrow co-founded Calm Riot.

Quick Facts

Full Name Randy Rhoads
Date Of Birth December 6, 1956
Died March 19, 1982, Leesburg, Florida, United States
Place Of Birth Santa Monica, CA
Height 1.7 m
Profession Guitarist
Education Burbank High School
Nationality American
Parents William Arthur Rhoads, Delores Violet Rhoads, Slick Black Cadillac, Mama's Little Angels, It's Not So Funny
Siblings Kelle Rhoads, Kathy Rhoads D’Argenzio, Slick Black Cadillac, Mama's Little Angels, It's Not So Funny
Music Groups Quiet Riot
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1Was friends with Theresa Russell when they were in the eighth grade.
2Was one of the founding members of Quiet Riot in 1975. Other original members include Kelly Garni (bass), Drew Forsyth (drums), & Kevin DuBrow (vocals).
3Was interested in classical guitar.
4Started in music at the age of 6.
5Mother's name is Delores Rhoads.
6Graduated from Burbank High School (California).
7Born in St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California.
8Before joining Ozzy Osbourne's band, he taught guitar school for five years.
9Played on Ozzy Osbourne's first two solo albums, "Blizzard of Ozz" and "Diary of a Madman".
10Guitarist for the hard rock band Quiet Riot before joining the band for Ozzy Osbourne's solo project.
11Died in a freak plane accident on March 19, 1982. The pilot of the plane was playfully swooping down on Ozzy Osbourne's tour bus and accidentally struck it, killing everyone on the plane.



The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Late Night with Seth Meyers2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lip Sync Battle2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Magic Mike XXL2015writer: "Crazy Train"
Neighbors2014/Iwriter: "Let's Go"
Revolution2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011-2013TV Series writer - 10 episodes
By Dawn2011Short writer: "Mr. Crowley"
Spoof Movie No Jutsu!2011Short writer: "Crazy Train" - uncredited
The Office2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Megamind2010writer: "Crazy Train"
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Madden NFL 112010Video Game writer: "Crazy Train"
WWE Raw2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brütal Legend2009Video Game writer: "Believer", "Diary of a Madman", "Mr. Crowley"
CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night I2009Video writer: - as R. Rhoades / writer: "Let's Go"
Everybody Hates Chris2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero World Tour2008Video Game writer: "Crazy Train", "Mr. Crowley"
Ghost Rider2007writer: "Crazy Train"
Stomp the Yard2007writer: - as R. Rhoades / writer: "Let's Go"
It's a Boy Girl Thing2006writer: "Goodbye to Romance"
UFC 59: Reality Check2006TV Special writer: "Let's Go" - uncredited
Ozzy Osbourne: Live at Budokan2002Video documentary writer: "I Don't Know", "Believer", "Mr. Crowley", "Suicide Solution", "Crazy Train"
Spun2002as Rhoads Randy, "Flying High Again"
The Osbournes2002TV Series writer: "Crazy Train"
Little Nicky2000writer: "Flying High Again"
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Vol. 22000Video writer: "Crazy Train"
American Movie1999Documentary writer: "Dee" - as Randy Rhodes

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

The Drunken Peasants2014TV SeriesHimself
Randy Rhoads the Quiet Riot Years2012DocumentaryHimself
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Music1998-1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Ozzy Osbourne: Don't Blame Me1991Video documentaryHimself
Ozzy Osbourne: Wicked Videos1988Video documentary shortHimself (uncredited)

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1Petite frame
2His petite frame
3Unique guitar playing method which mixed classical style with heavy metal
4Long guitar solos
5Gibson Les Paul
6Long blonde hair
7Heavy distorted guitar style
8Sandoval Dot V guitar

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