Ratt stormed out of California in 1976 into the rock/metal scene. They released 7 albums, 3 compilation albums and 25 singles in their career, being awarded many gold and platinum certifications. They have toured extensively in the U.S., and played with many famous bands like Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden. In 1991, they shared a stage with the band, Vixen, on the first season of MTV Unplugged before being featured on the sound track of the movie, Point Blank.
After coming out of hiatus, Ratt is due to go back on tour in 2012.