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RATT Drummer Responds To RATT'S JUAN CROUCIER Band

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, August 6, 2015 @ 7:38 AM


"I for the record, was extremely against Juan's return"

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It seems that social media is becoming more and more of an avenue for people to air their grievances publicly. Such is the case with RATT'S JUAN CROUCIER, a new band featuring former RATT bassist Juan Croucier and Pete Holmes (BLACK N' BLUE).

Croucier announced his band Tuesday evening by posting the flyer below, along with an official 'release' that was reported HERE.

Within a few hours after it was posted, it caught the attention of RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer, who along with guitarist Warren DeMartini own the RATT name and logo, prompting the following response on his own Facebook page:

NOTE: These are posted verbatim (spelling, grammar, etc)

"Juan Crucifer, uh oh, trouble ahead. See that logo /trade mark on your press release, opps, it's owned , by me . Get that check book out my attorney not happy or price friendly for you. Ask Stephen, he can't remember much, but he can that. dumb and dumber remain, well, Dumber. Sorry Ratt fans!" (this post has since been deleted)

Then a few hours later he followed it up with an additional post:

"Hey ya know what, yea I was nasty, I was coming from a mean place. And I still am. Imagine, Warren and I own the trade mark. Did I use it for my band bobby blotzer Ratt Experience? No! But he just up and breaks the law and uses it? Come now, you would do what in my shoes? Today is not going to be fun in his world. I kept that logo for US 4 TO USE. PERIOD. Look at this. The drummer even copping my gig. It's pretty ballzy. I've exausted so much energy trying to get these kids to get along and play on the playground."

As people began to comment on this last post by Blotzer, he posted yet again in the comments:

"I for the record, was extremely against Juans return, and it was behind my back excicuted by Steve and warren. I gave it a try. But I also gave them this warning, you guys are forgetting what a trouble maker juan was from day one. " he will break the band up" and that he did. I and Stephen actually got on really good. His problem was issue in ownership, or lack thereof that warren wouldn't bend on. Juan used his Jedi mind tricks, played double agent to gain ownership of the name for he and steve. Didn't work"

Stayed tuned for more of The Young And The Ratt-less


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