Matt Thorr

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Matt Thorr
Birth name Matt Thorne
Born United States
Genres Glam metal, heavy metal
Occupation(s) Musician, guitarist
Instruments Bass guitar
Associated acts Ratt, Rough Cutt, Jailhouse

Matt Thorne, also known as Matt Thorr, is a bassist who has played in the glam metal band Ratt, [1] Rough Cutt, [1] and Jailhouse. He co-wrote the song "Back For More" with Stephen Pearcy on Ratt's album Out of the Cellar . He currently owns MT Studios for BlueThumbProductions in Burbank, California where he has produced, engineered and mixed albums for artists such as The Eels, Trapt, and 8th Day.

Ratt American glam metal band

Ratt is an American heavy metal band that had significant commercial success in the 1980s, with their albums having been certified as gold, platinum, and multi-platinum by the RIAA. The group is perhaps best known for hit singles such as "Round and Round" and "Lay It Down", tracks that ranked on Billboard's top 40 at No. 12 and No. 40, respectively, as well as other songs such as "Wanted Man", "You're in Love" and "Dance". Along with groups such as friendly rivals Mötley Crüe, Ratt has been recognized as instrumental in the formation of the early 1980s Los Angeles glam metal scene, also known as "hair metal" or "pop metal".

Rough Cutt band that plays heavy metal music

Rough Cutt is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California who released 2 studio albums on Warner Bros. Records in the mid-1980s. Rough Cutt never achieved the commercial success enjoyed by many other L.A. bands of that time but various members went on to success in other groups, including Jake E. Lee with Ozzy Osbourne, Amir Derakh with Orgy, Paul Shortino with Quiet Riot, and Craig Goldy and Claude Schnell with Dio.

<i>Out of the Cellar</i> 1984 studio album by Ratt

Out of the Cellar is the debut studio album by the American heavy metal band Ratt. Released in 1984, it was an immediate success, with wide airplay on radio and heavy rotation on MTV of its singles, especially the decade-defining "Round and Round". The album is certified as triple platinum by the RIAA. The album brought Ratt to the top of the glam metal scene in Los Angeles. Ratt's later work would never surpass the success of Out of the Cellar.

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Discography

With Ratt

With Rough Cutt

<i>Rough Cutt</i> (album) 1985 studio album by Rough Cutt

Rough Cutt is the self-titled debut album of the 80's hard rock/heavy metal band of the same name. It was produced by Tom Allom, who is most famous for producing Judas Priest.

<i>Wants You!</i> 1986 studio album by Rough Cutt

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With Jailhouse

With Tuff

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References

  1. 1 2 "An Acceptable Concert, Despite The Arena". Deseret News . May 20, 1985. Retrieved May 18, 2010.