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Stephen Pearcy


Stephen Pearcy jet-rocketed to multi-platinum achievement within the mid-’80s because the business lead vocalist for locks steel music group Ratt. His long-running profession began in LA through the early ’80s fronting Ratt. The music group released its self-titled debut separately in 1983, simply because the so-called locks steel scene was attaining momentum, led by such rings as Mötley Crüe and Tranquil Riot. Like these rings, Ratt was both flamboyant and rebellious, and Pearcy’s screaming vocals and dolled-up appears helped the music group stick out among its many peers. Atlantic Information regarded Ratt’s potential and agreed upon the music group to some contract, leading to the 1984 record From the Cellar, which became a mammoth achievement, led with the pop-metal strike “Circular and Circular.” In following years, Ratt continuing to release effective albums and perform sold-out displays, yet once the locks steel scene withered apart in the first ’90s — as well as the music group with it — Pearcy made a decision to begin anew. His brand-new project, Arcade (1993-1994), didn’t audio much unique of Ratt, and he shortly found himself beginning over once more with the commercial steel music group Vertex (1996) and yet again using the straightforward steel music group Vicious Delite (2000) following a short-lived Ratt reunion in 1997. By this aspect, Pearcy had gradually descended into comparative obscurity, but he refused to give up. He started his personal label, Top Energy, aligned it using the L.A.-centered Triple X label, and began issuing archival materials such as for example Before and Laughter (2000), a assortment of assorted items from his previous. He adopted with Sociable Intercourse in 2002, his first genuine solo recording. By this aspect, Pearcy’s reputation got blossomed a little because of a curious restored fascination with ’80s locks metallic. However, Pearcy got a decidedly different musical path with 2005’s Fueler, which noises more comparable to alternate metallic bands such as for example Godsmack than locks metallic. The all-acoustic recording Stripped found its way to 2006, adopted in 2008 by Under My Pores and skin, which presented a guest place in the Donnas. Ratt came back this year 2010 using the discharge of Infestation, the very first studio album through the group since 1999. Pearcy’s 4th single LP, Smash, found its way to 2017 via Frontiers Information.

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Full Name Stephen Pearcy
Profession Singer, Songwriter
Nationality American
Spouse Melissa Pearcy
Children Jewel Pearcy
Music Groups Ratt, Arcade, Vicious Delite, Vertex
Music Songs Round and Round, Lay It Down, Wanted Man, You're in Love, Way Cool Jr., Nobody Rides for Free, Slip of the Lip, Body Talk, Givin' Yourself Away, I Want a Woman, What You Give Is What You Get, Dance, Lovin' You's a Dirty Job, Back for More, Eat Me Up Alive, Shame Shame Shame, I Can't Take It, Closer to My Heart, Never Use Love, You Think You're Tough, You're in Trouble, Just One More Time, Runnin’ With The Devil, Toys in the Attic, Best of Me, Dangerous but Worth the Risk, Whole Lot of Rosie, Sinomatic, Looking for Love, "Don't Want to Talk About", One Step Away, She Wants Money
Albums Invasion of Your Privacy, Detonator, Before and Laughter, Smash, Out of the Cellar, Dancing Undercover, Infestation, Ratt, Ratt & Roll 81–91, Tell the World: The Very Best of Ratt, Fueler, Social Intercourse, Under My Skin, Ratt: The Video, "Rattus Erectus", "Best of the Rest" 1977-2012, Stephen Pearcy "Before & Laughter" Prt2, Anthology 1977-2007, Rock Kandy
Movies Camp Utopia, Hollywood Rocks!, Metal Mania: Stripped DVD
TV Shows 100 Greatest Songs of the '80s

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1 Touring United States with his "Rat Bastards". [December 2003]
2 Former lead singer/composer for hair-metal band Ratt.



That's My Boy 2012 writer: "Round And Round"
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Brütal Legend 2009 Video Game writer: "Lay It Down"
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell 2009 performer: "Round and Round" / writer: "Round and Round"
Spike's Guys Choice 2009 TV Movie writer: "Round and Round" - uncredited
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie writer: "Round and Round"
My Name Is Earl 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Wrestler 2008 writer: "Round and Round"
Totally Awesome 2006 TV Movie writer: "Round & Round" - as S. Pearcy
The Lather Effect 2006 writer: "Round and Round" - as S.E. Pearcy
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories 2006 Video Game writer: "Round and Round"
Camp Utopia 2002 writer: "I Gotta Be Me", "Cry No More"
Miami Vice 1987 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Golden Child 1986 "BODY TALK"
Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock 2014 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Sound City 2013 Documentary writer: "Round and Round", "Wanted Man"



Wicked City 2015 TV Series Roscoe
Freak Show 2006 TV Series Various
Camp Utopia 2002 Timothy Bach



Inside Metal: The L.A. Metal Scene Explodes! 2016 Documentary Himself
Inside Metal: The Pioneers of L.A. Hard Rock and Metal 2014 Documentary
Skum Rocks! 2013 Documentary Himself
Sound City 2013 Documentary Himself
Sunset Strip 2012 Documentary Himself
M-ON! Monthly Icon: L'Arc-en-Ciel 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
That Metal Show 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie Himself
Hollywood Rocks! 2008 Documentary Singer, Ratt
100 Greatest Songs of the '80s 2006 TV Series Himself
Behind the Music 1998-2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Metal Mania: Stripped Across America Live! 2006 Video Himself
I Love the 80's 3-D 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock 2000 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Member, Ratt

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1 Long curly hair
2 Raunchy lyrics

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