Hear Ozzy Osbourne and Night Ranger’s Brad Gillis tear it up live in newly surfaced audio from 1982

Ozzy Osbourne and Brad Gillis
(Image credit: Christie Goodwin/Redferns / Mike Pont via Getty)

High-quality audio has emerged online of Ozzy Osbourne’s storming 1982 set in Osaka, Japan, for which the Prince of Darkness was joined by Night Ranger electric guitar hero Brad Gillis.

Following Randy Rhoads’ death in March 1982, the Osbourne crew recruited Bernie Tormé as an interim guitarist to fulfill the band’s touring commitments for their Diary of a Madman Tour, which resumed in April that year.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.