ORIGINAL RANDY RHOADS by Wolf Marshall. An annotated guide to the guitar technique of Randy Rhoads. This book examines and explains Randy's style, discusses his use of chords, vibrato, hammer-ons and pull-offs, includes transcriptions of his most celebrated solos, and provides a step-by-step guide to his riff techniques. Randall William "Randy" Rhoads was an American heavy metal guitarist who played with Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot. He died in a plane accident while on tour with Osbourne in Florida in 1982.