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Rodolfo Maximiliano Sarzo Lavieille


1978-1979 Quiet Riot - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
1981-1982 Ozzy Osbourne - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
1982-1985 Quiet Riot - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
1985-1986 M.A.R.S. - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
1987 Quiet Riot - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
1988-1991 Whitesnake - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
1994 Whitesnake - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
1997-2003 Quiet Riot - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2005-2010 Dio - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2011- Animetal USA - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2012-2014 Geoff Tate's Queensrÿche - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2018- Dream Child - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2018- A New Revenge - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2021- Quiet Riot - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2021- Social Disorder - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  

Studio musician

2020 Vandenberg - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  

Live musician

2004-2005 Dio - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2008-2012 Blue Öyster Cult - bass, backing vocals (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2011 Dio Disciples - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  

Guest musician

2005 Michael Schenker Group - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2005 Eddie Ojeda - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2005 Michael Angelo Batio - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2008 Voodoo Circle - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2008 Markus Grosskopf's Bassinvaders - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2009 Tim "Ripper" Owens - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2011 Benedictum - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  
2017 Wolfpakk - bass (as Rudy Sarzo)  

Personal information

Also known as: Rudy Sarzo
Born on: 18.11.1950
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Rudy Sarzo 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 Quiet Riot, from September 1982 to January 1985, Rudy recorded the multi-platinum albums "Metal Health", the first Heavy Metal debut to reach #1 on the Billboard charts and "Condition Critical". During this period Rudy headlined worldwide tours, appeared on numerous MTV videos and was voted #1 Bassist in Circus Magazine for 1983.

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" and in April 2004 became the newest member of Dio.