Prolific Rock bassist Rudy Sarzo has written a first-hand account of extreme life on the road for a Rock musician. In his rags-to-riches tale he includes stories of tour mischief, Rock 'n Roll excess, and he gives a much-needed account of one of Rock's greatest guitarists - Randy Rhoads. For anyone interested in the Ozzy Osbourne experience, Rudy's book is the perfect addition to your bookshelf. --T.R. Mills
About the Author
Rudy Sarzo has been a professional recording and performing bass player worldwide for over 25 years. As a member of Ozzy Osbourne's band, Rudy toured the world in support of the Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman records. He can be heard on Ozzy s multi-million selling albums Tribute and Speak of the Devil, with the latter available on both CD and DVD. As a member of Quiet Riot, Rudy recorded the multi-platinum albums Metal Health, the first Heavy Metal debut to reach #1 on the Billboard charts, and & Condition Critical. Rudy headlines worldwide tours, appeared on numerous MTV music videos and was voted the #1 Bassist in Circus Magazine. Rudy also appeared on VH1's Quiet Riot - Behind the Music. Quiet Riot Live in The 21st Century was released on DVD shortly after the group disbanded. With Whitesnake, Rudy performed on the multi-platinum album Slip of the Tongue while touring worldwide in support of the multiplatinum 1987 and Slip of the Tongue albums. During this time, he appeared in 6 MTV music videos. In February of 2004, Rudy joined Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force for the U.S. 30-city Attack Tour and also became a member of the multi-platinum Heavy Metal group DIO with whom he has been touring worldwide since. When not touring with DIO, Rudy plays with Blue Ãyster Cult. Rudy s recordings with these artists have sold over 30 million copies.