1. Exclusive Premiere: Hear The Entire 'Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute' Album

    March 02, 2015 12:22 PM EST Tom Morello, Serj Tankian and more pay homage to the late Ozzy Osbourne guitarist. March 19 will mark the 33 rd anniversary of the death of Randy Rhoads , the guitar wunderkind whose talents helped Ozzy Osbourne establish his successful solo career. Sadly, the 25-year-old was killed in…

  2. Geoff Tate May Use Queensryche Name for Now, Judge Rules

    October 20, 2012 9:45 AM EDT A Washington state judge ruled Oct. 19 that singer Geoff Tate -- who was fired from the band Queensryche after fronting it for 30 years -- may perform with his own version of the group until a lawsuit he filed against three former bandmates is settled. Superior Court Judge Carol A. Schapira…

  3. Queensryche to Geoff Tate: Stop Using the Name

    October 02, 2012 12:45 PM EDT In the latest round of the legal battle between progressive rock band Queensryche and its former singer, Geoff Tate, the group is attempting to keep Tate from using the group's name until the case is resolved. The move comes more than three months after Tate tried the same maneuver…

  4. Geoff Tate Announces 'New Queensryche'

    September 03, 2012 2:20 PM EDT Ratt drummer Bobby Blotzer, former Quiet Riot bassist Rudy Sarzo join lineup Geoff Tate seemed to be working for the weekend during the Labor Day holiday. On Sept. 1 the singer, who was fired from progressive rock band Queensryche in June, announced the lineup of "the new Queensryche…

  5. Ronnie James Dio, Metal Legend, Dead at 67

    May 16, 2010 5:37 PM EDT Seminal heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio -- the voice for Elf, Blackmore's Rainbow , Black Sabbath , his own band Dio and, most recently, Heaven & Hell -- has lost his battle with stomach cancer, passing away Sunday at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston. Dio was 67 years old and…

  6. Meat Loaf, Ace Frehley To Lead Rock Fantasy Camp

    August 13, 2009 5:39 PM EDT Meat Loaf , Yes singer Jon Anderson and former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley will be the headline "counselors" at this year's Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp, which will take place Nov. 17-22 in Hollywood. A shorter and less expensive session will also be held Nov. 12-15. …

  7. Sarzo Remembers Quiet Riot's DuBrow

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rudy Sarzo and Kevin DuBrow's musical relationship stretched across four decades in Quiet Riot. Rudy Sarzo and Kevin DuBrow's musical relationship stretched across four decades in Quiet Riot. With the news of DuBrow's passing still only a few days old, Sarzo offered some…

  8. Quiet Riot Singer Kevin DuBrow Dies At 52

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Longtime Quiet Riot singer Kevin DuBrow was reportedly found dead at his Las Vegas home yesterday (Nov. 25). The cause of death is currently uncertain. He was 52. Longtime Quiet Riot singer Kevin DuBrow was reportedly found dead at his Las Vegas home yesterday (Nov. 25). The cause of death is…

  9. Sarzo Recounts Osbourne/Rhoads Era

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rudy Sarzo's name has long been familiar to fans of '80s-era hard rock and heavy metal. Rudy Sarzo's name has long been familiar to fans of '80s-era hard rock and heavy metal. After all, he was a member of Quiet Riot and Whitesnake and currently holds the bass position in…

  10. Master of the Moon

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne isn't the only elder statesman of metal still cranking out the tunes. Ozzy Osbourne isn't the only elder statesman of metal still cranking out the tunes. Vocalist/songwriter Ronnie James Dio earned his crown from stints in Black Sabbath and Rainbow, along with his solo…