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Ratt in 2010
Ratt in 2010
Background information
Also known asMickey Ratt (1976–1981)
OriginSan Diego, California, U.S.
Years active
  • 1977–1992
  • 1996–2022
(on hiatus)
Past member(s)

Ratt is an American glam metal band. It was made in San Diego, California. The band is best known for the songs "Round and Round" and "Lay It Down", which were on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart. Many of their albums have been given certifications by the RIAA. The most popular members of the band are singer Stephen Pearcy, guitarist Robbin Crosby, guitarist Warren DeMartini, bassist Juan Croucier, and drummer Bobby Blotzer.

Ratt is known for being one of the bands that helped make metal popular in Los Angeles in the early 1980s.[7] They released their last album, Infestation, in 2010.

Current members[change | change source]

  • Stephen Pearcy – main singer
  • Juan Croucier – bass, singer
  • Pete Holmes – drums
  • Jordan Ziff – guitar, singer
  • Frankie Lindia – guitar, singer

Studio albums[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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  5. "Robbin Crosby, 42; Helped Found Heavy Metal Band Ratt". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on September 20, 2015. Retrieved November 29, 2015.
  6. Harrington, Richard (September 19, 1990). "'GETO BOYS' GETS A LIFT". Washington Post.
  7. Denzin, Norman K. (2010-10-11). Studies in Symbolic Interaction. Emerald Group Publishing. ISBN 978-0-85724-361-4.