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LOVE/HATE: Collection Of Early Demos To Be Released

AorBlvd Records has announced the release of LOVE/HATE's "Before The Blackout". A collection of demos recorded between 1986 and 1987, the CD features liner notes by industry legend Dave Reynolds (Classic Rock, Kerrang!), looking back at the band's formation and recording history that goes further back into the early 1980s, starting off as DATA CLAN ...

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RATT Members DEMARTINI, PEARCY, CROUCIER And CAVAZO Play Surprise Show On MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE

Three members of RATT's classic lineup, singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini, reunited to perform as the "surprise band" earlier today (Saturday, October 1) on the Monsters Of Rock Cruise West, also known as Monsterwood. Joining them on stage at the event were former QUIET RIOT guitarist Carlos Cavazo, who played ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT: First Official Photo Of New Lineup

The first official photo of the new lineup of Bobby Blotzer's RATT can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as the replacements for Nicholas "Blaze" Baum, ...

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Video: New Lineup Of BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Akron

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's RATT performing on September 4 at Goodyear Theater in Akron, Ohio can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as the ...

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Former RATT Bandmates STEPHEN PEARCY, JUAN CROUCIER And CARLOS CAVAZO To Reunite At ROCK N SKULL Festival

Juan Croucier and Carlos Cavazo will be two of the "special guests" at his former RATT bandmate Stephen Pearcy's upcoming headlining appearance on October 30 at the Rock N Skull festival at The Tree Performing Arts Center in Joliet, Illinois. Croucier previously performed with Pearcy in May at M15 in Corona, California. Video footage of ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Recruits SLASH Bassist TODD KERNS, Ex-L.A. GUNS Guitarist STACEY BLADES

Bobby Blotzer's RATT has recruited former L.A. GUNS and current ANGELS IN VEIN guitarist Stacey Blades and bassist Todd Kerns of SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS to replace the recently departed Nicholas "Blaze" Baum and Robbie Crane, respectively. Blades and Kerns made their live debut with RATT last night (Thursday, August 11) at ...

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ROBBIE CRANE Quits BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT

Bobby Blotzer's RATT has parted ways with bassist Robbie Crane. He is the second member to exit the band after guitarist Nicholas "Blaze" Baum's departure from the group was announced by Blotzer. In a Facebook post, Crane says: "As of today, I have resigned my position as the bass player of Bobby Blotzer's band RATT. ...

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RATT Reunites Without BOBBY BLOTZER At Birthday Party

Three members of RATT's classic lineup, singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Crouceir and guitarist Warren DeMartini, reunited Friday night at the Los Angeles birthday party of former RIP magazine editor Lonn Friend. Also joining them at the event were former QUIET RIOT guitarist Carlos Cavazo, who played on RATT's last studio album, 2010's "Infestation", and ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Central City, Colorado

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on June 25 at Reserve Casino Hotel's Lava Room in Central City, Colorado can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) and replaced him with Robbie Crane. Crane previously played bass for RATT from 1996 to 2012 and appeared ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Springfield, Massachusetts

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on June 18 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts as part of the "Rock The Arena" event can be seen below. Also appearing on the bill were Bret Michaels, Lita Ford, WARRANT and TRIXTER. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) ...

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Video: Ex-RATT Frontman STEPHEN PEARCY Sings JUDAS PRIEST, AEROSMITH Classics During 'Ultimate Jam Night'

Former RATT singer Stephen Pearcy performed cover versions of JUDAS PRIEST's "Heading Out To The Highway" and AEROSMITH's "Draw The Line" during this past Tuesday's (June 14) "Ultimate Jam Night" at the world-famous Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. He was joined by Chuck Wright (bass), Mitch Perry (guitar) and Greg D'Angelo (drums). ...

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Video: STEPHEN PEARCY Performs RATT Classics In Las Vegas

Crücial Photography has uploaded several video clips of former RATT singer Stephen Pearcy's May 20 performance at Count's Vamp'd Rock Bar & Grill in Las Vegas, Nevada. Check them out below. Asked if he thinks there will ever be a follow-up album to RATT's 2010 CD, "Infestation", Pearcy told the "One On One With Mitch ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Pasadena

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on May 27 at The Rose in Pasadena, California can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) and replaced him with Robbie Crane. Crane previously played bass for RATT from 1996 to 2012 and appeared on the band's 1999 ...

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METALLICA, MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, ALICE IN CHAINS, RATT Members Featured In 'Inside Metal: LA Metal Scene Explodes'

The Los Angeles screening for the second "Inside Metal" title "LA Metal Scene Explodes" will take place Thursday, June 2 in Hollywood, California at the Attic (formerly Cinespace) and Monday, June 6 at The Regency Theaters Valley Plaza 6 in North Hollywood, California. This is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed debut "Inside Metal" film ...

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Video: QUIET RIOT Performs At M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's April 30 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be seen below. In a 2014 interview with MLive.com, QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali spoke about the band's decision to enlist Jizzy Pearl (LOVE/HATE, L.A. GUNS, ADLER'S APPETITE, RATT) as its new lead ...

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