Carlos Cavazo says that he left RATT because “it didn’t seem right” for him to keep playing with the band without Warren DeMartini.
In a brand new interview with Myglobalmind, Cavazo was asked about his decision to exit RATTonce DeMartini departed the group. He said: “Warren didn’t leave; he was actually fired from the band. They wanted me to stay, and I really didn’t want to do it without him. He was the reason I was initially in the band. Without the original members up there, it seemed like it was falling apart, as they have problems. I figured maybe it’s best that I go my own way. I really couldn’t see myself up there with another guitar player. It didn’t seem right.”
Asked if the door is open for him and Warren to play with RATT again, Carlos said: “I would hope so. Never say never. I would play with them again if Warren were back.”
This past summer, Pearcy said that DeMartini “didn’t wanna go out there” and play shows with RATT, leading to the guitarist’s departure from the group. He explained: “We’re privileged enough, 35 years later, to be able to go out and do what we do. And there’s still a lot of great fans out there who’d love to hear the music. That’s all that concerns me. So if somebody else doesn’t wanna do it in the band, regardless [of whether it’s Warren] or somebody else, [they can] take a hike.”