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Crazy Train: The high life and tragic death of Randy Rhoads By Joel McIver Zakk Wylde,

  • Title: Crazy Train: The high life and tragic death of Randy Rhoads
  • Author: Joel McIver Zakk Wylde
  • ISBN: 9781906002374
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Paperback
  • Randall Rhoads, born in California in 1956 and cut down in his prime at the age of only 26, has been an immense influence on a whole generation of musicians in rock and metal He first came to international prominence in 1979, when he was recruited from the cult metal band Quiet Riot to play with Ozzy Osbourne, who had been fired from Black Sabbath for his drink and drug aRandall Rhoads, born in California in 1956 and cut down in his prime at the age of only 26, has been an immense influence on a whole generation of musicians in rock and metal He first came to international prominence in 1979, when he was recruited from the cult metal band Quiet Riot to play with Ozzy Osbourne, who had been fired from Black Sabbath for his drink and drug addictions and was in urgent need of a co writer to kickstart a solo career How and why Ozzy and Randy went on to find enormous success is one of the key themes of Crazy Train, named after the first and most famous Osbourne Rhoads co composition It was Randy s pioneering combination of neo classical soloing, catchy riffage and unforgettable songwriting which propelled Ozzy The two albums that Randy recorded with Quiet Riot and the two with Ozzy showcase the young guitarist s immense ability, although the full extent of his talent may never have been revealed In 1982 he died in an air crash The parallels between Crazy Train and the author s best selling To Live Is To Die The Life And Death Of Metallica s Cliff Burton Jawbone 2009 are intentional and obvious Both books deal with a musical prodigy who died tragically in his mid 20s both men have a vast following and a profile which has risen in the years since their deaths and both men have a large coterie of friends, family and associates prepared to tell their stories for the very first time.
    Crazy Train The high life and tragic death of Randy Rhoads Randall Rhoads born in California in and cut down in his prime at the age of only has been an immense influence on a whole generation of musicians in rock and metal He first came to internat

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    1. I really enjoyed this book Not only does it show how Randy became an icon, it also shows us Randy the man With interviews from the people who knew him best, the author really brings Randy to life, showing his love of teaching to showing Randy s concern about leaving Quiet Riot, his time with Ozzy, how he loved being home and his plans for the future which sadly never came to pass I highly recommend this book to not only any Randy Ozzy fan but to anyone who loves rock n roll It is the most comple [...]

    2. In my opinion, Randy Rhoads is the greatest guitarist who ever lived I was given this book as a birthday present from a close friend I loved it It s filled with interviews from the people who knew Randy best Randy changed the way heavy metal guitarists play with his unique style and flawless delivery Randy s life may have been cut short but he will live on through his music forever.

    3. Awesome book Different from any other books I ve read about Randy This book had some great technical parts People spoke in detail about Randy s guitar solos on various different songs Some things I already new, some I didn t I went back and listened to Mr Crowley and Crazy Train and heard new things That was really cool since I ve been listening to those songs for decades.

    4. a book with the many tales of Randy Rhoads and his tragically ending Not too much new here, just a great collection and reminder of who Randy Rhoads was a great guitarist a great person a great influence basically just great any way possible.

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