March 19, 1982: Randy Rhoads Dies In Plane Crash

Randy Rhoads died 36 years ago today (March 19).  Gone far too soon at the age of 25 in a tragic plane crash, Rhoads will be forever influential to hard rock and metal guitarists for his early work with Quiet Riot and most notably his work on Ozzy Osbourne's first two solo LPs, Blizzard Of Ozz and Diary Of A Madman.

VIDEO: Ozzy & Zakk's Finest Performances

When Ozzy Osbourne returns to Philly on 9/12 at BB&T Pavilion, he's bringing axe slinger, Zakk Wylde, with him.  Zakk joined Ozzy's band back in 1987 playing on every album from 1987-2010.  He adds so much showmanship & headbanging enthusiasm. 

Tours To Hope For In 2018

Here are the classic rock concerts that the MGK staff is looking forward to in 2018 as well as some tours that could happen in the coming year.

Remembering Randy Rhoads

Randy Rhoads would’ve been 61 today (December 6).  Gone far too soon at the age of 25 in a tragic plane crash, Rhoads will be forever influential to hard rock and metal guitarists for his early work with Quiet Riot and most notably his work on Ozzy Osbourne's first two solo LPs, Blizzard Of Ozz and Diary Of A Madman.