George Lynch: I would have been a "good fit" in Ratt

George Lynch
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Back in 2018, Ratt parted ways with their longtime guitar-slinger, the legendary Warren DeMartini.

Though DeMartini's shoes would go on to be filled by Jordan Ziff, there was certainly more than one candidate for the job at the time. As it turns out, another candidate for the electric guitar role was none other than George Lynch, who recently opened up about his discussions with Ratt in an interview with Jason Green.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.