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ABOUT RUDY SARZO:
Rudy Sarzo is a professional recording and worldwide performing artist with a career spanning nearly four decades.
Rudy arrived in Los Angeles in the late 70's and was a member of Quiet Riot. In the early 80's Sarzo followed fellow Quiet Riot bandmate and guitarist Randy Rhoads as a member of Ozzy Osbourne’s band, where Rudy served from March 1981 to September 1982. Rudy toured the world in support of the “Blizzard of Ozz” and “Diary Of a Madman” records. Rudy’s bass playing can be heard on Ozzy’s multimillion selling subsequent live albums from those tours. In 2005, Rudy published the Kindle #1 Best Selling book, Off the Rails: Aboard the Crazy Train in the Blizzard of Ozz.
As a member of again Quiet Riot, from September 1982 to January 1985, Rudy recorded the multi-platinum albums “Metal Health”, the first Heavy Metal debut to reach #1 on the Billboard charts and “Condition Critical”. During this period he headlined worldwide tours, appeared on numerous MTV videos and was voted #1 Bassist in Circus Magazine for 1983. Rudy was also a member of the reunited Quiet Riot, from May 1997 to August 2003.
As a member of Whitesnake, from April 1987 to September 1994, Rudy recorded the multi-platinum album “Slip of the Tongue”. During this period he also performed worldwide on headline tours in support of the multiplatinum “1987” and “Slip of the Tongue” albums and appeared on 6 MTV videos.
His recordings with Ozzy, Quiet Riot and Whitesnake alone combined have sold over 35 million copies worldwide.
Since 2004 Rudy has not slowed down having served as a touring and recording member of multiple bands including Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force, DIO, Blue Oyster Cult, Geoff Tate’s Queensryche and currently is a member of The Guess Who.
ABOUT THE PODCAST:
Candid discussions with and about those behind the scenes in the music business including industry veterans representing the segments of: Musician, Design & Live
ABOUT THE HOSTS:
All three Music Buzzz Podcast hosts (Dane Clark, Hugh Syme and Andy Wilson) have spent their careers working with the biggest names in entertainment and have been, and still are, a fly on the wall.