L.A. Guns was formed in 1983 by guitar player Tracii Guns and, then unknown singer, Axl Rose on lead vocals.The “classic lineup” of Guns, former Girl singer Phil Lewis, drummer Steve Riley, guitar player Mick Cripps and bassist Kelly Nickels have sold 6 1/2 million records, including 1988’s L.A. Guns and 1990’s Cocked and Loaded, both of which were certified Gold.
Cocked and Loaded contained the hit single “Ballad of Jayne” that went to #33 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and #25 on the Mainstream Rock charts.From the mid-90’s to the mid 2000’s, after changing lineups twice, L.A. Guns continued to tour and release new music.Following their successful performance at SiriusXM’s HairNation Festival in May of 2016, L.A. Guns went into the studio to record their latest album, The Missing Peace, which is out now!
With the classic lineup of Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis recently reunited L.A. Guns continue to tour around the world.