Rudy Sarzo Launches ‘Rock Out With Rudy’ Contest


November 19, 2008

Rock Out With Rudy Sarzo!

To celebrate his new book, Off the Rails: Aboard the Crazy Train in the Blizzard of Ozz, legendary rock bassist Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake, Quiet Riot, DIO, Blue Oyster Cult) is launching a Kompoz contest for both musicians and music enthusiasts.

“I had the pleasure of jamming with Randy Rhoads, and now I’m inviting you to join me in honoring his legacy. I’m inviting you to join me in creating a brand new song. I’ll play bass. You can play drums, guitar, sing, or whatever you do. Then we’ll let the fans decide! Crank up your amps to 11 and lets rock!”

For Musicians:
Create a brand new song with Rudy. He’ll play bass, you do the rest. Best new song will be featured on and Kompoz, and all collaborators from the top songs will win huge prizes… HUGE! We’re talking some totally kick-butt prizes! Top prizes include a Jackson Randy Rhoads guitar, a Peavey Rudy Sarzo signature bass, an M-Audio Pro Tools rig, and tons more.

Create a new project on Kompoz, download Rudy’s bass loops from our contest asset library, then pick a few to build a bass line for your new song. Create a song by yourself or work together as a team (everyone on the winning teams is eligible for prizes), then submit your project back here on this page. Your song’s bass line must include Rudy’s tracks (at least 75% of the bass track must include Rudy) but otherwise have at it!

For Music Fans:
Not a musician? Still want to compete for prizes and help us decide which songs are the coolest? Well here’s what you need to do: refer other musicians and fans to The member that refers the most new members during the contest period will be entered into the contest winner’s circle, and will be eligible for top prizes! There will also be weekly giveaways to active memebers. You must use this link to be eligible.

Jackson Randy Rhoads RR24 Guitar $1,799.99
Peavey Rudy Sarzo Bass, Cirrus (TM) 4 Bubinga $2,089.99
Ampeg Amp (To Be Announced)
Line 6 Pocket Pod $179.99
M-Audio Fast Track Ultra 8R $629.95
Pro Tools M-Powered 7.4 $299.95
Sony Acid Pro 7 $299.95
Sony Rudy Sarzo: Workingman’s Bass Loop Library $59.95
Kompoz All Over The Map CDs $9.97
Learn to Play the SmartWay! Gift Certificates $25
PrintMusicOnline Gift Certificates $25

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