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Happy birthday, Warren DeMartini

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Warren DeMartini -  May 7, 2010 - Ratt Rams head Live - credit: Ted Van Pelt

Warren DeMartini - May 7, 2010 - Ratt Rams head Live - credit: Ted Van Pelt

Happy birthday, Warren DeMartini...
Born Warren Justin DeMartini on April 10 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, United States, also known under the nickname Torch, Warren DeMartini is the lead guitarist of the glam metal band Ratt (classic lineup: Stephen Pearcy (lead vocals), Warren DeMartini (lead & rhythm guitars), Robbin Crosby (lead & rhythm guitars), Juan Croucier (bass guitar), Bobby Blotzer (drums, percussion)).
He played his first concert in front of a small crowd at San Diego's La Jolla High School in 1979.
In 1981, while he was taking classes at a local college, was invited up to Los Angeles to join Mickey Ratt, the band that would become Ratt. He co-wrote many of the band's best known songs like "Dance" and "Round and Round". His lead guitar became one of ratt's most recognizable aspects.
The website Xtreme Musician labeled DeMartini as one of the most underrated guitarists of his era.
To conclude, we wish a happy birthday and years of rock to Warren DeMartini!

Warren DeMartini - April 20, 2010 - Ratt

Warren DeMartini - April 20, 2010 - Ratt

Warren DeMartini - Ratt - credit: rubber rat productions

Warren DeMartini - Ratt - credit: rubber rat productions

[ french version :
Joyeux anniversaire, Warren DeMartini ...
Né Warren Justin DeMartini le 10 Avril 1963 à Chicago, Illinois, Etats Unis, aussi connu sous le surnom Torch , Warren DeMartini est le lead guitariste du groupe de glam metal Ratt (lineup classique : Stephen Pearcy (chant), Warren DeMartini (guitare solo et rythmique), Robbin Crosby (guitare solo et rythmique), Juan Croucier (basse), Bobby Blotzer (batterie, percussions)).
Il joue son premier concert devant une petite foule au lycée La Jolla High School de San Diego en 1979.
En 1981, alors qu'il prenait des cours dans une université locale, il fut invité à à Los Angeles pour rejoindre Mickey Ratt, le groupe qui, plus tard, deviendrait Ratt.
Il a co-écrit plusieurs des chansons de Ratt les plus connues comme "Dance" et "Round And Round". Son jeu de guitar devint l'un des aspects les plus reconnaissables de Ratt.
Le site internet Xtreme Musician nomma DeMartini comme l'un des musiciens les plus sous-estimés de son époque.
Pour conclure, nous souhaitons un heureux anniversaire et des années de rock à Warren DeMartini ! ]

Warren DeMartini - February 1987 - Warren Demartini, Jake Lee - Guitar For The Practising Magazine Cover (United States)

Warren DeMartini - February 1987 - Warren Demartini, Jake Lee - Guitar For The Practising Magazine Cover (United States)

Warren DeMartini - 1985 - Invasion Of Your Privacy Tour '85

Warren DeMartini - 1985 - Invasion Of Your Privacy Tour '85

Warren DeMartini

Warren DeMartini

Ratt - Juan Croucier, Bobby Blotzer, Robbin Crosby, Stephen Pearcy, Warren DeMartini

Ratt - Juan Croucier, Bobby Blotzer, Robbin Crosby, Stephen Pearcy, Warren DeMartini

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RikkiTikkiTavy 05/03/2014 21:40

Nice articble! Warren is a really amazing musician ;)