Rudy Sarzo joins the Whirlwind Family, and continues to provide the thunder for some of Rock-n-Roll’s greatest legends!
Our OC Bass Compressor/Limiter gets a glowing review from one of Rock’s greatest bass legends! -By Will Young
“During the Randy Rhoads Remembered shows I've been playing my 59 Fender Precision in attempt to capture my bass tone from my Ozzy and Randy QR days. Adding the Whirlwind OC Bass Compressor/Limiter to my signal chain has made it possible for my passive bass to cut thru a wall of Marshall stacks and has given me most growling tone I've ever had with passive pick ups.”
- Rudy Sarzo
Rudy Sarzo's credentials as a bass player are quite impressive. He has been a professional recording and performing artist worldwide for over 20 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 and DVD.
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. 30 city “Attack Tour”.
In April of 2004 Rudy became a member of the multi-platinum Heavy Metal group DIO and has been touring worldwide since.
Rudy also plays with Blue Oyster Cult when not touring with DIO.
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