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BLACK STAR RIDERS Part Ways With Drummer JIMMY DEGRASSO

BLACK STAR RIDERS have parted ways with drummer Jimmy DeGrasso. The remaining members of the band wish him well in his future endeavours and thank him for the great albums, killer shows and good times together. The new BLACK STAR RIDERS drummer will be announced shortly. BLACK STAR RIDERS guitarist Damon Johnson recently told the ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY Says BOBBY BLOTZER Needs 'Help'

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy, who, along with some of his bandmates, is involved in a legal battle with drummer Bobby Blotzer over the rights to the group's name, spoke in a brand new interview with "Sound Matters" about the fact that a legendary act like FOREIGNER is continuing to tour with Mick Jones as the ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS Don't Think JIMMY DEGRASSO's RATT Involvement Will Interfere With Tour Schedule

BLACK STAR RIDERS members insist drummer Jimmy DeGrasso's involvement in the RATT reunion will no negative impact on their band. DeGrasso, 53, has performed with Stephen Pearcy, Warren DeMartini, Juan Croucier and Carlos Cavazo twice in recent months as the newly reactivated RATT prepares to tour. But DeGrasso also has a demanding schedule with trans-Atlantic ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY Says BOBBY BLOTZER 'Never Wrote A Note' For RATT

During a recent interview with the "Eddie, Jason & Chris Show", RATT singer Stephen Pearcy spoke about the legal battle the band has been embroiled in with drummer Bobby Blotzer over the rights to the group's name. Last November, a California judge ruled against Blotzer with respect to whether bassist Juan Croucier had committed trademark ...

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Video: JUAN CROUCIER Performs RATT Classics In San Antonio

RATT bassist Juan Croucier performed the band's classic songs with his solo band on February 25 at The Rock Box in San Antonio, Texas. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. RATT, featuring three members of the band's classic lineup —Croucier, singer Stephen Pearcy and guitarist Warren DeMartini — will embark on ...

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