Rudy Sarzo, Bass
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Rudy Sarzo, Bass
Rudy Sarzo has been a professional recording
and performing artist worldwide for over 25 years. As
a member of Ozzy Osbourne's band, from March 1981 to September
1982, Rudy toured the world in support of the Blizzard
of Ozz and Diary Of a Madman records. His
bass playing can be heard on Ozzy's multimillion selling
CD Tribute and Speak of the Devil CD
As a member of 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 Rudy headlined worldwide tours, appeared
on numerous MTV videos and was voted #1 Bassist in Circus
Magazine for 1983.
As a member of Whitesnake, from April 1987 to September
1994, Rudy recorded the multi-platinum album Slip
of the Tongue. During this period Rudy also performed
worldwide on headline tours in support of the multiplatinum
1987 and Slip of the Tongue albums and
appeared on 6 MTV videos.
As a member of the reunited Quiet Riot, from May 1997
to August 2003, Rudy performed worldwide on headlining
tours and as special guests in support of the Quiet Riot
CDs Alive and Well and Guilty Pleasure.
Rudy also appeared on VH1's Quiet Riot, Behind the Music.
In November of 2003, Quiet Riot Live in The 21st Century
DVD was released after the group disbanded.
His recordings with all of these artists combined have
sold over 30 million copies.
In February of 2004, Rudy joined Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising
Force for the U.S. Attack Tour.
In April of 2004 Rudy became a member of the multi-platinum
Heavy Metal group DIO. In October of 2005, Rudy performed
on DIO's highly acclaimed CD and DVD DIO-Holy Diver
Live- 2006. It was recorded live at London's Astoria
Theatre and released the following year. Rudy is presently
a member of DIO.