Posts Tagged ‘ratt’

By Metal Dave Glessner As someone who remembers buying “Back in Black” as a brand-new vinyl album when it was released in 1980, I can recall the days when rock magazines were as close as you got to meeting your favorite bands. Before MTV, Google and YouTube, there was Creem, Circus and Hit Parader. Naturally, […]

OK, so I recently bagged Ratt for being less-than-fierce while opening for the Scorpions last month. Truth be told, there may not be a band on the planet that could have competed with the Scorpions’ mojo that Saturday night in metal-heavy San Antonio. That said, I’d be criminally negligent if I didn’t call Ratt’s latest […]

Scorpions: A Fantastic Farewell!

Posted: 24th July 2010 by admin in Reviews
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To put it politely, the Scorpions F$#@&*! kicked ass Friday night in San Antonio. If this indeed is a final farewell tour and not a prolonged goodbye KISS (although KISS continues to be stellar in concert), then the Scorps left me floored. “Make it Real,” an obscure gem from 1980 and one of my all-time […]

The Scorpions bring their final farewell tour to San Antonio’s AT&T Center tomorrow (Friday, July 23) for one last must-see blowout (blackout?). A revamped Ratt opens the show. The Scorps are promoting a fine swan song of a new album titled “Sting in the Tail” and will, of course, take you by force with a […]

After going round and round in the quest for a second guitarist (Michael Schenker, John Corabi, Kerri Kelly, Alex Grossi and even Tracii Guns for one hot minute), Ratt seems to have made the perfect choice in former Quiet Riot six stringer, Carlos Cavazo. A formidable talent who replaced the late, great Randy Rhoads in Quiet […]