As a member of Quiet Riot, from September 1982
to January 1985, Rudy recorded the multi-platinum albums “Metal
Health”, the first Heavy Metal debut to reach #1 on the Billboard
charts and “Condition Critical”. During this period Rudy headlined
worldwide tours, appeared on numerous MTV videos and was voted #1
Bassist in Circus Magazine for 1983.
As a member of Whitesnake, from April 1987 to
September 1994, Rudy recorded the multi-platinum album “Slip of
the Tongue”. During this period Rudy also performed worldwide on
headline tours in support of the multiplatinum “1987” and “Slip of
the Tongue” albums and appeared on 6 MTV videos.
As a member of the reunited Quiet Riot, from May
1997 to August 2003, Rudy performed worldwide on headlining tours
and as special guests in support of the Quiet Riot CDs “Alive and
Well” and "Guilty Pleasure. Rudy also appeared on VH1’s Quiet
Riot, Behind the Music. In November of 2003, “Quiet Riot Live in
The 21st Century” DVD was released after the group disbanded.
His recordings with all of these artists
combined have sold over 30 million copies.
In February of 2004, Rudy joined Yngwie
Malmsteen’s Rising Force for the U.S. 30 city “Attack Tour”.
In April of 2004 Rudy became a member of the
multi-platinum Heavy Metal group DIO and will be embarking on a
worldwide touring beginning in July.
Besides Rudy’s musical accomplishments, he also
demonstrated Acid, Vegas and DVD Architect software at the Sony
Pictures booth during the 2004 Winter NAMM Show, released the
“Acid for Non Linear Editors” training DVD directed by Douglas
Spotted Eagle for the VASST training series and created the
“Working Man’s Bass” loop library exclusively for Sony Pictures’