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Tag Archives: Stephen Pearcy

Will Ratt be back for more? Stephen Pearcy says no

Posted by on January 15, 2015

One of the more unlikely reunions in hair metal came in 2007, when singer Stephen Pearcy rejoined Ratt for the third time. After leaving in 2000, the singer had sued the band for rights to the name, yet in 2007, he returned, and the  band’s 2009 album, Infestation, was a success. The reunion proved to be short-lived, […]

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Metal Insider top 12: metal albums of 1984

Posted by on July 1, 2014

And just like that, 2014 is half over. Hard to believe it’s gone this fast, right? At any rate, instead of listing our top ten records of the year so far, we thought we’d look back – 30 years back – to celebrate some of the best albums of 1984. It was a banner year […]

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Stephen Pearcy quits Ratt

Posted by on April 24, 2014

For the third time in the band’s career, singer Stephen Pearcy has left Ratt. The  band’s last album, 2010’s Infestation, was well-received, and it was thought that the band was working on a new album. While they may be doing so, it will be with a new vocalist. Here’s a statement that Pearcy made: After 30 […]

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Dave Grohl’s Sound City Documentary Looks Great

Posted by on December 4, 2012

It’s no secret that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has been working on his directorial debut, a documentary about Sound City Studios, the now-defunct Los Angeles studio whose mixing console he now owns.  The place was quite literally a hit factory from its’s opening in 1970 to it’s closure in 2011. Artists ranging from Tom […]

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Bobby Blotzer’s New Gig In Queensryche Proves That There’s Trouble In Rattadise

Posted by on September 5, 2012

Geoff Tate’s announcement of his version of Queensryche made quite a few heads turn. And while we were trying to grasp the fact that there will be TWO versions of Queensryche, we also had a few questions about Ratt drummer Bobby Blotzer’s involvement. Tension within the band was made pretty obvious last year, though singer […]

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Video: Ratt Reunite With Bassist Juan Croucier At M3 Rock Festival

Posted by on May 14, 2012

Shortly after Robbie Crane’s departure earlier this year, it was rumored that bassist Juan Croucier would be rejoining Ratt (at least for their performance at the M3 Rock Festival in Columbia, MD). Well, last Saturday night (May 12), Ratt indeed performed with Croucier for the first time in about 20 years. And now video of […]

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Bassist Robbie Crane Quits Ratt

Posted by on March 26, 2012

Towards the end of 2011, Ratt were once again showing signs of tension. However, singer Stephen Pearcy reassured everyone that the reformed 80’s metal group would release a follow up to 2010’s Infestation sometime this year. But if that does happen, it looks like the next Ratt album will be without bassist Robbie Crane. During […]

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Corey Taylor Reveals More About Collaboration With Dave Grohl, Says Track Also Includes Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen

Posted by on February 1, 2012

Back in mid-January, Corey Taylor let it slip that he had recorded a song with Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl. This came shortly after it was revealed that Grohl was also working on a song with Ratt’s Stephen Pearcy and Warren DiMartini. While both collaborations sounded awesome, it was still unclear what exactly Grohl had […]

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Ratt N’ Grohl: Pearcy, DiMartini Working With Dave Grohl

Posted by on January 5, 2012

Looks like someone let the Ratt out of the bag – Ratt’s Stephen Pearcy and Warren DiMartini are teaming up with Foo Fighters mastermind Dave Grohl for an as-yet-undisclosed track. It first came to our attention from the Stephen Pearcy tweet off to the right. That’s right, Dave Grohl, who can pretty much do no […]

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Ratt’s Stephen Pearcy Retweets Directly To Metal Insider Regarding Bobby Blotzer’s Recent Comments

Posted by on October 26, 2011

Earlier today, we reported on recent comments made by Ratt drummer Bobby Blotzer. While talking to Legendary Rock Interviews, Blotzer voiced his displeasure towards the band taking a hiatus so that singer Stephen Pearcy and guitarist Warren DiMartini could tour and record solo material. His response hinted that there was still a little tension within […]

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