Author Archives: Goldmine Staff

New biography offers a glimpse into Randy Rhoads’ life


Guitar virtuoso Randy Rhoads was on a fast track to becoming the greatest rock guitar player of all time. But it all came crashing to halt when he died in a plane crash in 1981 at age 25. Take a closer look at Rhoads’ life in this excerpt from the new biography “Randy Rhoads.”

10 Albums: Nouvelle Vague’s Marc Collin

French producers Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux recruited a revolving cast of French and Brazilian vocalists to form Nouvelle Vague, a band that specializes in bossa nova covers of punk and new-wave classics. Nouvelle Vague’s third album, Nouvelle Vague 3, was released in the U.S. in late October.