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Randy Rhoads Commemorative Wine Now Available

In honor of guitar legend Randy Rhoads, his family has paid tribute to him with a special limited edition commemorative Cabernet Sauvingnon handcrafted wine. The late guitarist's sister Kathy, her husband Richard D'Argenzio and his family—who are proprietors for D'Argenzio Winery—produced the wine. "This Randy Rhoads Special 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon is a very limited edition wine and each bottle... …

Celebrate Randy Rhoads' Birthday With His Family

In honor of the late, great Randy Rhoads, his sister Kathy Rhoads D'Argenzio and the Rhoads family invites you to the D'Argenzio Tasting Room in Burbank, CA, on December 4th and 5th. This special gathering will be a great opportunity for fans and friends to spend time with the Rhoads family and honor Randy. For all attending guests, there will be complimentary food and beverages and samples of... …

Gibson To Release Randy Rhoads 1974 Les Paul Custom

With a legion of fans still worshiping his unparalleled shredding abilities 28 years after his blazing career was cut short, Randy Rhoads is firmly established as one of the brightest stars in the metal-guitar heavens. After forming Quiet Riot while still in his teens, Rhoads stepped up his game when Ozzy Osbourne asked him to audition for his own band in 1979. Along came Rhoads, a practice amp... …

Randy Rhoads: Flight of the Concordes

Originally published in Guitar World, April 2010 Jackson Guitars issues Randy Rhoads’ Concorde ax in an extremely limited edition.   Randy Rhoads not only influenced how metal is played—he also had a profound impact on how metal guitars look, thanks to the Jackson guitar that he helped design. As legend has it, in late 1980 Rhoads approached Grover Jackson, then with Charvel’s Guitar Repair,... …

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