Fan-filmed video of RATT singer Stephen Pearcy and his solo band acting on Might 1 at The Vault in New Bedford, Massachusetts could be seen under (courtesy of the YouTube channel Smash Machine!).
Pearcy has spent the final couple of years engaged on his sixth solo album, tentatively due in 2022
Final June, Pearcy advised Classic Rock Pod about his upcoming follow-up to 2018’s “View To A Thrill”: “A lot time has handed since we began writing, Erik [Ferentinos] and I — my guitar participant and co-writer man [for] most of my solo [stuff]. It was so way back. And the file was finished; we had the songs written, like, six months in the past. And that was a yr course of. Since then, I have been writing like a idiot and writing with him, and all these new songs [came out]. So I determine let’s do a double file and provides all of it you have obtained — simply go in there and lay it down and say, ‘Right here. That is what occurs in two years if you write tunes.’ ‘Trigger they’re approach totally different. It goes all over, this file. Our new bass participant, Jerry Montano, he did time in HELLYEAH; he is extra of an aggressive author/participant. So these songs might be actual heavy, heavy or they might be RATT sounding, clearly, if I write ’em. I am making an attempt to take ’em outdoors. I am making an attempt to do plenty of various things. And it is gonna be fascinating, as a result of it is gonna go all over, so good luck.”
Final yr, the 65-year-old founding RATT vocalist, who has been focusing totally on his solo profession whereas the band has been off the highway, dropped the official music video for a beforehand unreleased solo music known as “Do not Wanna Discuss About It”. The observe was written “circa 2000s” completely by Pearcy and options Stephen on vocals and guitar, Ferentinos on lead guitar, Mike Duda on bass and Greg D’Angelo on drums.
“Do not Wanna Discuss About It” arrived two months after the discharge of Pearcy‘s cowl model of DURAN DURAN‘s 1981 hit “Women On Movie”. Previous to that, Pearcy issued one other new solo single, “Night time Flight”, a collaboration between Pearcy and Ferentinos, which is anticipated to look on Stephen‘s upcoming LP.
Pearcy‘s fifth solo LP, “View To A Thrill”, got here out in November 2018 by way of Frontiers Music Srl. The follow-up to 2017’s “Smash” was produced by Matt Thorne and Pearcy and was blended and mastered by Thorne and Ferentinos.
Pearcy and bassist Juan Croucier are the only real remaining authentic members in RATT‘s present lineup, which made its reside debut in July 2018 in Mulvane, Kansas. Becoming a member of them within the band are drummer Pete Holmes (BLACK ‘N BLUE, RATT’S JUAN CROUCIER) and guitarists Jordan Ziff (RAZER) and Frankie Lindia.
In January 2021, Pearcy advised SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk” that he was open to the thought of creating a brand new RATT album with all of the surviving members of the band’s basic lineup.
RATT hasn’t launched any new music since 2010’s “Infestation” LP.
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Stephen Pearcy, lead singer of RATT
5/01/2022 Stay at The Vault in New Bedford, MA.
Posted by Derek Birtwell on Sunday, Might 1, 2022