Tonight (December 12) marks the first night of Hanukkah, and thanks to Adam Sandler referring to the holiday as “Eight Crazy Nights,” we thought we’d look back at eight crazy nights in rock history. Enjoy!
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.
Today (December 3) is Ozzy Osbourne’s birthday, and while the singer’s infamous wild moments tend to get a lot of attention, we’d like to recognize the lighter side of the Prince of Darkness. So, in the spirit of the holiday season, here are some moments that we feel would land Ozzy on Santa’s “Nice List.”
Bassist Robert Trujillo celebrates his birthday today (October 23), and while he’s best known now for his tenure in Metallica, Trujillo is one of many talented musicians who’ve been a member of Ozzy Osbourne’s backing band.