Did RATT Steal Songs? LAMOTHE v. ATLANTIC RECORDING CORP. (Blog Story)

Did RATT Steal Songs? LAMOTHE v. ATLANTIC RECORDING CORP. (Blog Story)

In 2009, I saw RATT and Extreme live at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas.  I had seen RATT many times over the years.  But this night was special because RATT was celebrating Out Of The Cellar’s 25th anniversary by playing the entire album, cover-to-cover.  The concert blew me away and made me circle back to 1984 and appreciate again that Out Of The Cellar is more than just the seminal track, “Round And Round”. …

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RATT! Back For More With Great White

RATT!  Back For More With Great White

While RATT may be “Back For More” something tells me the drama of RATT is far from over.  Bobby Blotzer doesn’t come off as one who’ll lick his legal wounds and go away quietly.  But for now, the RATT name is attached to a band that at the very least seems authentic.  And like any band proclaiming their triumphant return, they came to Minnesota in February.  Bringing along a band that knows a thing or…

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RATT Discussion with Alexi Lalas – Ep259

RATT Discussion with Alexi Lalas – Ep259

Soccer legend Alexi Lalas joins the guys this week for a RATT Discussion; breaking down all eight studio albums and discussing the history of the band. RATT was one of the most notable bands to emerge from the burgeoning Sunset Strip era of the early 1980’s. From the self-titled EP that earned them a roster spot on Atlantic Records to the breakthrough success of Out of the Cellar, RATT let the world know early and…

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Ratt’s Juan Croucier Ratt ‘n’ Rolls The Rockpile

Ratt’s Juan Croucier Ratt ‘n’ Rolls The Rockpile

The Rockpile has done it  yet again folks! My favorite club in Toronto, they have consistently time after time been able to present awesome rock shows and lure bands up to our neck of the woods here in “The Great White North”. This time, it was Ratt’s Juan Croucier who made the trek north of the border. Nevermind att the “name” business that’s rampaging the social media web sites involving former bandmates Warren DeMartini, Stephen…

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