March 28, 2002

A memorial site has been set up for late OZZY OSBOURNE/MOTLEY CRUE drummer Randy Castillo at

The following written tributes were taken from the above-mentioned site:

I just heard and I am shocked about Randy's passing. He was a great fellow drummer and the nicest guy. I just saw him at the AEROSMITH concert he looked great and his attitude was great...I was so pleased to see him then. It was the first time that I seen him since he had gotten sick... I was so happy he was working on a new project... He looked young and healthy. May he rest in peace... I will certainly miss him... Love, Carmine Appice

Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS):
I cannot believe Randy is gone. So many of our friends that we all grew up with musically have moved on lately. Randy was one of the friendliest, most outgoing musicians and persons I had ever come across. I had heard that he was fully recovered, so I just assumed everything is OK. That's what I get for assuming and now I can't call him to check up on him. NEVER ASSUME ANYTHING EVER!!!!!!!!! Randy was awesome. Love, Tracii

Ozzy Osbourne:
I am heartbroken about the passing of one of my dearest friends. I will see you on the other side, Randy. I love you. Ozzy

The following message from MEGADETH drummer Jimmy DeGrasso was posted at

I read the news today of Randy Castillo. We didn't know each other very well, but I would run into him from time to time. Whether it be in Mexico in a club or at a photo shoot in LA. Every time I ran into him, he was warm and friendly. We spoke at a photo shoot before the Maximum Rock tour in the spring of 2000. We were looking forward to hanging out over the summer. Unfortunately, this never happened because of his health. There is a kinship amongst all drummers. It makes me sad that we won't be hearing him play anymore. May he rest in peace.

Find more on
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • reddit
  • email

Comments Disclaimer And Information

BLABBERMOUTH.NET uses the Facebook Comments plugin to let people comment on content on the site using their Facebook account. The comments reside on Facebook servers and are not stored on BLABBERMOUTH.NET. To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@) with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).