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Robbie Crane


Robbie Crane

Robbie Crane
Born (1969-01-05) January 5, 1969 ,
Orange County, California, U.S.
Genres Rock, hard rock, metal
Occupation(s) Bassist, guitarist, vocalist
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar
Years active 1984–present
Associated acts Vince Neil Band, Ratt, Vertex, Adler's Appetite, Angel City Outlaws, Lynch Mob, Black Star Riders, Tuff
Website Robbie Crane on Myspace

Robert ("Robbie") Crane (born January 5, 1969 in Orange County, California) is the current bass guitarist with hard rock band Black Star Riders. He was previously the bassist with the band Ratt.

He moved to the Fairfax District of Hollywood, California at the age of 9 where he attended Bancroft Junior High and Fairfax high school. For his 14th birthday his father bought him his first bass guitar from Fairfax Music School in Hollywood. Soon after Robbie and best friend Stuart Waldman were playing Hollywood clubs with their first band "Dreamsuite" when they were only 16. Robbie went on to tech for Bobby Dall of Poison from 1984 - 1986. As a bassist he played in local L.A. bands: Lancia, Hot Wheelz, New Haven and Monroe (Rick Monroe) and has toured with Vince Neil's (Mötley Crüe) solo band featuring Steve Stevens, Dave Marshall, Vik Foxx and also played with Stephen Pearcy and Al Pitrelli in Vertex and has been touring and recording with Ratt since 1996. On March 25, 2012, Crane announced via his Facebook page that he ended his 15-year tenure with Ratt, stating that his attention now was on Lynch Mob which he left the same year.

On 30 May, 2014, it was announced that Crane would be joining Black Star Riders replacing their original bassist Marco Mendoza.[1]

Crane has also worked with Vince Neil and Adler's Appetite.[2]


  • Discography 1
    • With Vince Neil Band 1.1
    • With Tuff 1.2
    • With Ratt 1.3
    • With Adler's Appetite 1.4
    • With Saints Of The Underground 1.5
    • With Lynch Mob 1.6
    • With Black Star Riders 1.7
  • References 2


With Vince Neil Band

With Tuff

With Ratt

With Adler's Appetite

With Saints Of The Underground

With Lynch Mob

With Black Star Riders


  1. ^ "Black Star Riders welcome Robbie Crane". 30 May 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Robbie Crane to join Lynch Mob for European tour".  

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