L.A. Guns is an American rock and heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California. Several members of the Guns N 'Roses group were part of L.A. Guns. The first incarnation of the group includes Tracii Guns in 1983 which will merge with Hollywood Rose to form Guns N 'Roses in 1984. In 1985, the band is reformed by Guns and singer Paul Black, who will recruit Mick Cripps and Nickey Alexander. Black will then be replaced by Girl singer Phil Lewis.
To date, LA Guns has a total of ten albums - LA Guns (1988), Cocked and Loaded (1989), Hollywood Vampires (1991), Vicious Circle (1995), American Hardcore (1996), Shrinking Violet (1999), Man in the Moon (2001), Waking the Dead (2002), Tales from the Strip (2005), and Hollywood Forever (2012), two extended plays - Cuts (1992), Wasted (1998) and several live albums and compilations.
L.A. Guns is formed in 1983> by guitarist Traci Guns >>>. The band's first band will feature Michael Jagosz on vocals, Ole Beich on bass and Rob Gardner on drums. When Michael Jagosz is sent to prison, he is replaced by singer Axl Rose>. Axl Rose does not stay long in the group he leaves when Michael Jagosz returns; he then creates the Hollywood Rose band.
After some time, Tracii Guns, Rob Gardner and Ole Beich as well as Rose Rose's and Izzy Stradlin (from Hollywood Rose) combine their bands to found Guns N 'Roses (L.A. Guns' Guns and Hollywood Rose Roses). Very quickly, Tracii leaves Guns N 'Roses because of a misunderstanding with Axl Rose and undertakes to relaunch L.A. Guns >>>.