GUNS N' ROSES, MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD Members Featured On 'Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I' Album

Tish Tone Records has announced the release of a powerful, heartfelt album celebrating the legacy of legendary guitarist Randy Rhoads (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT). Blessed by the Rhoads family and including a track by Randy's brother Kelle Rhoads, the CD's final tracks are being laid down as we speak before it gets mixed and mastered and ready for the mass consumption by all the "Rhoadies" around the globe as well as fans of all the amazing players that have put their time, passion and talent into these recordings.

When Brian Tichy and Joe Sutton moved forward with the idea of a putting on a show celebrating the life of their idol, guitar legend Randy Rhoads, they knew it could be something special. Well, it was that and more! The first Randy Rhoads Remembered (RRR) show debuted at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California on January 25, 2014. The sold-out show received rave reviews and took on a life of its own. It formed a brotherhood of musicians all coming together in the purest form possible to celebrate the life and music of a guitarist/songwriter who, on March 19, 1982, at 25 years old, was sadly taken from us far too young. Randy Rhoads' influence was nothing short of massive and worldwide. It was not hard to find musicians that were beyond thrilled to get involved in a unique show such as this!

While rehearsing for RRR, Tichy noticed not only how much fun everyone was having, but how passionate and excited they all were to be part of this. After all was said and done, Tichy wanted to say thanks to those who put their time into the show and skillfully performing their chosen song. Tichy decided to get as many players as possible to record versions of Randy's songs and put them all together on one CD. This was another great way for all involved to thank Randy Rhoads for his inspiration.

This was not an easy feat, what with 22 players all involved in their own bands, tours and projects, living in various parts of the globe. With much tenacity, coupled with a general excitement in seeing this idea come to fruition, "Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I" is here.

Said Tichy: "'RRR Vol. I' is a great representation of the spirit of the RRR shows.

"The first show was so successful that five more were held in June 2014 on the East Coast with another amazing cast of players!

"'RRR Vol. I' is also a true representation of the spirit of the musicians who gave their time.

"There are no rules when recording these songs other than, 'make it sound great!'

"The songs are recorded as organically as possible. The drum sounds are real. There are no click tracks. There is no copy/pasting. It's just real players playing their instruments! Guitars are plugged into amps and cranked up with a microphone in front of them! Singers are NOT Auto-Tuned!

"In the spirit of how 'Blizzard of Ozz' and 'Diary Of A Madman' were recorded, 'Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I' was approached the same!"

Due to the sad state of the music business, as well as a strong desire NOT to conform to what a major record label's idea of what this type of album should be (all because they have put funds into the project), Tish Tone Records was created to bypass said labels and get the music straight to the fans, straight from the source! The fans of Randy Rhoads! The fans of the music Randy Rhoads created with Ozzy Osbourne, Bob Daisley, Lee Kerslake and Don Airey! The fans of all the amazing players on this record!

With that said, there is the cost issue of making this record, from the recording of the first track all the way to the final mastered CDs. Tish Tone Records' concept is "strength in numbers."

"Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I" will be released at the next RRR show at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California on Friday, January 23. That night will be another historic event as many of the past artists along with new players all come together and give it up for Randy Rhoads.

The exciting news for hardcore "Rhoadies" is that Tish Tone Records is making this CD available right now as a pre-order! If shipped to the U.S., customers will receive "Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I" days before its release at the January 23 "Randy Rhoads Remembered" show.

This 13-song CD is available for $14.99. Add $5.00 for shipping and handling in the U.S. And add $15.00 for shipping outside of the U.S. (per every 2 CDs)

To purchase, go to www.californiamusicfest.com.

* Once costs are covered, a portion of all sales goes directly to the Rhoads family

The songs:

"S.A.T.O."

Guitar: Brent Woods (SEBASTIAN BACH, VINCE NEIL)
Vocals: Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW)
Bass: James LoMenzo (JOHN FOGERTY, BLACK LABEL SOCEITY, MEGADETH, DAVID LEE ROTH, WHITE LION)
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)

"Flying High Again"

Guitar: Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA)
Vocals: Robert Mason (WARRANT)
Bass: Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL)
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)

"Mr. Crowley"

Guitar: Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (GUNS N' ROSES)
Vocals: Michael Devin (WHITESNAKE)
Bass: Michael Devin (WHITESNAKE)
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)
Keys: Stephen LeBlanc (JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE)

"No Bone Movies"

Guitar: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)
Vocals: Chas West (BONHAM, LYNCH MOB)
Bass: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)
Drums: Ray Luzier (KORN, DAVID LEE ROTH)

"Suicide Solution" (live '82 version with "Ode To Tommy" drum solo)

Guitar: Rowan Robertson (DIO, DC4)
Vocals: Michael Devin (WHITESNAKE)
Bass: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)
Keys: Stephen LeBlanc (JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE)

"Goodbye To Romance"

Guitar: Alex Skolnick (ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, TESTAMENT)
Vocals: Dewey Bragg (KILL DEVIL HILL)
Bass: Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL)
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)

"Steal Away The Night"

Guitar: Phil X (BON JOVI, THE DRILLS)
Vocals: Whitfield Crane (UGLY KID JOE)
Bass: David Ellefson (MEGADETH)
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)

"Iron Children" (Randy's version of "Iron Man" and "Children Of The Grave")

Guitar: Tracii Guns (DEVIL CITY ANGELS, L.A. GUNS)
Vocals: Michael Devin (WHITESNAKE)
Bass: Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL)
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)

"I Don't Know"

Guitar: Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD)
Vocals: Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN)
Bass: Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL)
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)

"Diary Of A Madman"

Guitar: Mike Orlando (ADRENALINE MOB)
Vocals: Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW)
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)
Bass: Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL)
Keys: Stephen LeBlanc (JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE)

"Dee" (all guitarists together)

"Winding Rhoads"

An original song with words and music written by Brian Tichy featuring Phil Soussan on bass and all "Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I" guitar gods sharing the spotlight for a guitar blitz finale unlike any other you've ever heard since Freebird!)

Bass: Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL)
Vocals: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)
Rhythm Guitar: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)
Guitar Solos: All guitarists
Drums: Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, PRIDE & GLORY)

"Kelle Rhoads Track"

An emotional instrumental piano piece written and performed by Kelle Rhoads

"Kelle Rhoads Piano Bonus Track"

"Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I" is not to be confused with "Immortal Randy Rhoads - The Ultimate Tribute", which will be released on March 3, 2015 via UDR Music.

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