Friday's Guitar Hero: Randy Rhoads


© Neal Preston/CORBISOur regular weekly feature in which we'll share our pick of the guitar wonders You Tube has to offer. This week: The Double R

Videos of Randy Rhoads are few and far between and, since his tragic death in 1982, his myriad fans still clamour of evidence of how great a guitarist he was. Even this rather antiseptic version of Mr Crowley shows the man's incredible technique, and there's surely nothing cooler than to white Marshall stacks.

RIP, dude.

Simon Bradley is a guitar and especially rock guitar expert who worked for Guitarist magazine and has in the past contributed to world-leading music and guitar titles like MusicRadar (obviously), Guitarist, Guitar World and Louder. What he doesn't know about Brian May's playing and, especially, the Red Special, isn't worth knowing.