STEPHEN PEARCY: 'Metal In America XXX-Mas Tour' Dates Announced

October 22, 2008

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy will embark on the "Metal In America XXX-Mas" tour later this fall. Along with his longtime backing band the RAT BASTARDS, Pearcy's high-energy set will cover all periods of his illustrious career — from solo material to ARCADE, and. of course, plenty of RATT classics such as "Round and Round", "Lay It Down" and "Body Talk". Support on most of the shows will come from '80s MTV favorites BRITNY FOX.

The dates are are follows:

Nov. 22 - Coach House - San Juan Capistrano, California
Nov. 29 - Cross Roads - Yucipa, California
Dec. 04 - G P Leightons - Lakeville, Michigan *
Dec. 05 - Route 15 - Greenville, Wisconsin *
Dec. 06 - Hayloft - Mount Clemens, Michigan *
Dec. 07 - Whisky Lounge - Grand Rapids, Michigan *
Dec. 12 - Jaxx - West Springfield, Virginia *
Dec. 13 - Dingbatz - Clifton, New Jersey *
Dec. 15 - Crazy Donkey - Long Island, New York **
Dec. 18 - 57 West - Orlando, Florida *
Dec. 19 - Brewesters - Jacksonville, Florida*
Dec. 20 - Bourbon Street - New Port Richie, Florida*

* With BRITNY FOX
** With TWISTED SISTER

Pearcy's third solo album, "Under my Skin", was released on July 22 via Airline Records. The CD finds Pearcy returning to the early RATT roots, featuring material that is positive and aggressive when needed. Pearcy plays almost all the guitars and solos. Erik Ferentinos (RAT BASTARD, THE ANTIDIVISION lead guitarist, vocalist) also co-wrote again on the new CD.

Stephen Pearcy and RAT BASTARDS lineup:

Stephen Pearcy - Vocals
Frank Wilsey (SEA HAGS, ARCADE) - Lead Guitar
Erik Ferentinos (THE ANTIDIVSION, VOODOO) - Lead Guitar
Troy Johnson - Bass
Todd Roberson (JRZ SYSTEM) - Drums

HardRockHideout.com has posted video footage of Stephen Pearcy performing at Whiskey Dick's bar in Columbus, Ohio on December 4, 2007. Check out the song "Body Talk" below.

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