Legendary heavy metal bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO) has been tapped by Eric Bloom of BLUE ÖYSTER CULT to handle bass guitar duties for the band's April 28 concert at the Hawgs of Texas motorcycle rally in Lake Somerville, TX. Also scheduled to appear are QUIET RIOT and VIXEN, among many others. Additional BÖC dates with Sarzo on bass may follow.

Sarzo was one of the musicians that recently rook part in recording sessions to to promote the Donate Life Rocks Concert that will take place in mid-July in conjunction with The Hard Rock Café at Universal Studios. Also participating in the project are Tommy Asakawa (WARRIOR), Steve Lynch (AUTOGRAPH) and Pamela Moore (voice of "Sister Mary" on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic concept album "Operation: Mindcrime" and last year's epic sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II") , among others.

(Thanks: Andrew / The Space Lord)


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