When ’80s glam metal titans Ratt came crawling Out of the Cellar with their debut on March 27, 1984, that title may as well have spoken for an entire generation of brash, ambitious wannabe stars, whose desperate drive for fame and glory had been fomented by years of neglect from the music industry at large.
They say time heals all wounds, but it'll evidently take more of it to heal the rift between Stephen Pearcy and his former bandmates in Ratt.
They both released some of the more tunefully sleazy rock of the '80s, and they both emerged victorious in the opening round of this month's Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame battles.
Ratt faces off against Nirvana in the next round of fan voting for the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame.
Stephen Pearcy says he's happy out on his own after announcing his third split with Ratt earlier this year.
Ratt's drummer opened up about the problems of working with former lead singer Stephen Pearcy.
The former Ratt singer reaffirmed his decision to leave, and sought to clear up some misconceptions about his role in the band.
You didn't think Stephen Pearcy's announcement of his exit from Ratt was going to pass without comment from the remaining band members, did you?
Tragedy has struck the Ratt family, with the death of frontman Stephen Peacy's sister. That's led to the cancellation of the group's appearance as part of the upcoming Monsters of Rock cruise.