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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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GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME: Listen To New Song 'The Fight'

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Resurrection", the new album from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, on September 23. Another song from the CD, "The Fight", can be streamed below. "Resurrection" is the second part of Tate's musical trilogy. One year after the release of the debut album in September ...

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DEE SNIDER's Fourth Grandchild Was Born On Los Angeles Freeway

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider welcomed his newest grandchild on Sunday, August 7. Parker Pryde Snider arrived early as Dee's son Jesse Snider and his wife Patty were making their way along Interstate 405, which runs from Irvine to San Fernando through Los Angeles. "We were a little surprised by it all," Jesse wrote on ...

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CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED Feat. Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, DEATH Members: Third Album Due In September

CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED, the brainchild of former DEATH/ICED EARTH drummer Richard Christy, will release its third full-length album, "Creatures Watching Over The Dead", on September 23 via Metal Blade Records. The first single from the album, titled "The Soulless", can be streamed below. Ask Christy what he wanted to achieve with "Creatures Watching ...

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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: 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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DORO: 'Bad Blood' Performance Clip From 'Strong And Proud' DVD

German metal queen Doro Pesch celebrated the 30th anniversary of performing live during 2013 and 2014 by touring the world extensively for a year and by playing three official anniversary shows. The tour kicked off impressively in front of 85,000 people at the world's biggest metal festival, Wacken Open Air, followed by two sold-out nights ...

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