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Zack Wyllde or Randy Rhoads

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Masterbasser71, Aug 19, 2004.

  1. Okay you guys. The Wylde man or Mr. Rhoads? Tell me why. It's been bugging me for too long.
  2. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001

    Rhodes, he was better, I liked his sound better.
  3. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    Rhodes. He had such a great understanding of music theory and really knew how to apply it.

    Although Wylde is pretty awesome for what he does, he's just not in the same catagory as Rhodes.

    Rhodes was the "Jimi Hendrix" of the eighties. He came he conquered, he went.
  4. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    I'll over take Rhodes playing "Over the Mountain" over Wylde playing just about anything.

    Both are great, but I think even Zakk Wylde would admit that Randy was on a different plane in comparision to him.

    Isn't true that RR got a music lesson in every city he stopped put while touring? Thought I heard that somewhere :confused:
  5. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Only way to figure this one out is to kill Wylde.
  6. Thee


    Feb 11, 2004
    San Luis Obispo, CA
    This is talk bass... not talk guitar wanker....


    sorry, just felt I had to bring the level of discussion down another level.
  7. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    With the names Zakk Wylde and Randy Rhoades, you can pretty much guarantee they weren't going to end up as accountants...
  8. Hollow Man

    Hollow Man Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2003
    Springfield, VA
    Gotta give it to Randy, just because he was so fluid. Most of his songs seemed like extended solos with smallers solos thrown in.

    ...to add to the chaos, what's everyone's favorite Ozzy lead? Despite my love for Randy Rhodes, I can't help but choose Wylde's solo on No More Tears.
  9. jakepaul1


    Jun 30, 2004
    RR - he had very tasteful lines and more memorable hooks. The solo for "Mr. Crowley" is epic...
  10. fastplant


    Sep 26, 2002
    Both are amazing, but I can't help to think how amazing Rhoads would be if he were still playing today.
  11. IMO there's no comparison here...Randy Rhoades
  12. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003
    And compare legends.
  13. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    It's "and, and" IMO, not "either, or".

    Excellence in artistry doesn't negate one or the other.
  14. Stu L.

    Stu L.

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    Wylde. Sure, Rhodes was classical, but he didn't have the chance to branch out. Wylde has, and has proved that he can play metal, country, classical, or anything else.

    Favorite Ozzy lead? Mr. Crowley, just awesome what Randy did.
  15. dcr

    dcr Supporting Member

    I hate that stuff! Played too much of it in the 80's.

    But I still liked Rhodes better! IMHO, he was just a more fluid, musical player in my book.

  16. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I was wondering when you were going to chime in.

    brad cook
  17. I hate Randy Rhoads' tone.

    I like 'em both.

    But I have better memories of 'the Randy Years...' :D
  18. The answer is quite obvious.....

    Toni Iommi. :D
  19. Stu L.

    Stu L.

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    Zakk is arguably my biggest musicial influence, after all :)
  20. Pretty much agree with everyone here...Randy Rhoads is who I like better, but I do really like Zakk and think he is a skilled guitarist.

    I should have just put +1 :meh: