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DiedMarch 26, 2002, Los Angeles County, California, United States
FactHe joined Mötley Crüe in 1999 when original drummer Tommy Lee left to form Methods of Mayhem.

Randy Castillo was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on August 7, 1950. He was the youngest of three children born to parents who were both of Mexican descent. His father worked as a barber and his mother was a homemaker. Castillo began playing drums at an early age and was influenced by a variety of music, including rock, jazz, and Latin music. He attended Highland High School in Albuquerque and graduated in 1968.

Castillo’s first professional gig was with the band Lobo in 1970. He later played with the bands Cracker and The New Mexico Music Machine. In 1975, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music. He played with a number of bands, including The Motels and Rick Springfield. He also did session work for a variety of artists, including Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Ozzy Osbourne.

In 1984, Castillo joined the rock band Mötley Crüe. He played with the band for 17 years and appeared on all of their studio albums during that time. He left the band in 2001 due to health problems.

During his career, Castillo also toured with artists such as David Lee Roth, Billy Idol, and Lita Ford. He appeared on a number of television shows, including The Tonight Show and Saturday Night Live.

Castillo died of cancer on March 26, 2002 at the age of 51.

General Info

Full NameRandy Castillo
DiedMarch 26, 2002, Los Angeles County, California, United States
ProfessionDrummer, Songwriter
EducationWest Mesa High School


Music GroupsMötley Crüe, Red Square Black
MoviesThe Adventures of Ford Fairlane

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1Graduated from West Mesa High School in Albuquerque, NM
2He joined Mötley Crüe in 1999 when original drummer Tommy Lee left to form Methods of Mayhem.



Bones2010writer: "Bloodbath In Paradise" - as Randolph Castillo
Ozzy Osbourne: Live at Budokan2002Video documentary writer: "No More Tears", "I Don't Want to Change the World", "Road to Nowhere"
Little Nicky2000writer: "No More Tears"
Till the End of the Night1995performer: "Going Down In Flames" / writer: "Going Down In Flames"


Ozzy Osbourne: Live & Loud1993VideoDrums
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane1990Black Plague Band


Heart: Alive in Seattle2003Video thanks: from Mike Inez


Mötley Crüe Greatest Videos Hits2003VideoHimself (archival footage
Mötley Crüe: Lewd Crüed & Tattooed2001Video documentaryHimself
Ozzy Osbourne: Don't Blame Me1991Video documentaryHimself
Moscow Music Peace Festival1989TV SpecialHimself
Ozzy Osbourne: Wicked Videos1988Video documentary shortHimself - Drums
Ozzy Osbourne: The Ultimate Ozzy1986TV SpecialHimself (Drummer)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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