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New QUIET RIOT Lineup Performs In Westland, Michigan (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's January 26 performance at The Token Lounge in Westland, Michigan can be seen below. Last October, QUIET RIOT announced Seann Nicols (formerly of ADLER'S APPETITE) as its new vocalist. The band recently spent time in the studio with Seann recording a full-length album of all-new material, to be released ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY On Whether JIMMY DEGRASSO Will Play Drums At Upcoming RATT Shows: 'We're Still Figuring That Out'

Three members of RATT's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — performed a full set of the band's classic songs as the "surprise band" on October 1, 2016 on the Monsters Of Rock Cruise West, also known as Monsterwood. Joining Pearcy, Croucier and DeMartini on stage at the ...

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RATT's STEPHEN PEARCY On BOBBY BLOTZER: 'We Got Rid Of The Cancer'

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy says that the band has gotten "rid of the cancer" by taking control of the RATT name following a legal dispute with drummer Bobby Blotzer. Currently based around the vocalist and fellow "classic-era" members Warren DeMartini and Juan Croucier with later-period RATT guitarist Carlos Cavazo (ex-QUIET RIOT), the group will make ...

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Concert By BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Shut Down Over Name Dispute

A concert by by Bobby Blotzer's version of RATT was canceled last night just hours before showtime after a Michigan venue received a cease-and-desist letter from the drummer's former bandmates. Blotzer is embroiled in a legal a dispute over the group's name with singer Stephen Pearcy, guitarist Warren DeMartini and bassist Juan Croucier. The Soaring ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Amarillo, Texas

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's RATT performing on December 9 at Azteca Music Hall in Amarillo, Texas can be seen below. Blotzer earlier in the month refuted Warren DeMartini's claim that the drummer has been expelled from the RATT partnership and therefore no longer has an interest in the band's name. At the end ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Spokane (Video)

Drummer Bobby Blotzer's version of RATT performed last night (Saturday, December 3) at the Star Theatre at Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington as the support act for POISON singer Bret Michaels. The concert marked Blotzer's first appearance with his version of RATT since he was expelled from the partnership which owns the RATT name and ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY Says 'The Real RATT' Will Return In 2017

Stephen Pearcy has announced "the return of the real RATT" in 2017, presumably featuring the band's original singer, along with guitarist Warren DeMartini and bassist Juan Croucier. A court ruling on November 8 apparently decided in Croucier's favor over RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer with respect to whether Croucier had committed trademark infringement by ...

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ROCK CANDY RECORDS Announces Launch Of U.S. Operation

The times they are a-changing, but luckily there remains one constant: great music will live forever and in the catalogue and reissue world that has never been more relevant. In the land of rock, that's hard rock, heavy rock, classic rock or, call it what you will rock, no label has won more acclaim and ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER Says RATT Fans 'Love' His New Version Of The Band

On November 12, Metal Gods TV conducted an interview with RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer backstage at this year's Hard Rock Hell festival at Camp HRH, Pwllheli, North Wales, Gwynedd. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing in the U.K. for the first time with his new ...

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