L.a. Guns

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This Los Angeles-based band was founded in 1983 by guitarist Tracy Hansa with the participation of Axl Rose (vocals) , Ole Bech (bass) and Rob Gardner (drums) . Axl soon left to form the "Hollywood Rose", and to replace him was adopted by Michael Yagots.

In 1984-m team had recorded the first demo, but soon Tracey and Rob ran to Rose to join him in "Guns N`Roses". Correspondingly "L.A. Guns" was disbanded. However, Ganz was unhappy with the musical direction of his new team, and decided to revive its first project. In this he was helped by the guys from "Faster Pussycat",drummer Paul "Mars" Black, which took place at the microphone and guitarist Mick Cripps, switch to basuhu. Completed acquisition of new members of the drummer Nick " Beat " Alexander. Later they were joined by guitarist "Dogs D`Amour" Robert Stoddard.

This company and the musicians played until 1986, has not yet had to drive Black ,too carried away drugs. To replace him, Phil Lewis was adopted from the "Girl" of the British band. Soon left the team Stoddard, Cripps again switched to guitar and bass took another member of "Faster Pussycat" Kelly Nickels.

L.A. GunsRazobravshis more or less with sostavaom, "L.A. Guns" finally honored to record his first album. The album was well received by the public, sold well, and the group began to show on MTV. The most popular tracks "One more reason" and "Sex action". After the release of this disc Alexander the team left in its place put Steve Riley (ex- "W.A.S.P.") And until 1992 the composition has remained unchanged. The second album ,"Cocked & Loaded", which contained the hit song "The ballad of Jayne", has sold over one million copies and was the biggest commercial breakthrough "L.A. Guns". The next release, "Hollywood Vampires", has already been clearly weaker than its predecessor, although it contained a good little things such as "Kiss my love goodbye" and "It`s over now".

Before the release of the mini album "Cuts" Phill Lewis in tatters quarreled with Steve Riley, and then all drove him from the group. New drummer Michael " Bones " Gershima with whom and "Vicious Circle" was recorded. Next to the group fell on hard times. At first, she was expelled from the "Polygram Records", and then dumped from the Lewis and Cripps. In 1995, Tracy, Kelly and Steve took to his vocalist Chris Van Dahl, who in turn brought his friend guitarist Johnny Crypt.

L.A. GunsAlbom 1996 "L.A. Guns" released on "CMC International Records". "American Hardcore" had the same heavy sound, like its predecessor. Success particular he had in 1997 pointed to Chris Tracy to the door in the hope that he would return Lewis. But he refused, and the place of vocalist Ralph Saenz was adopted (ex- "The Atomic Punks"). Ralph has recorded with the band EP- Schnick "Wasted", pogastroliroval bit and left to organize their personal project. After a while, "L.A.Guns " found a new singer in the face Djizzak Pearl. The album was recorded with his participation " Shrinking Violet ", after the sessions where the team left Johnny Crypt. In 1999, Tracy and Steve talked with former colleagues Phil, Mick and Kelly about the revival of classical composition, what they answered yes.Five got together and recorded a comeback "Greatest Hits & Black Beauties". In October of the same year it held a tour about the reunification of "Hansa". Based on this tour was released live album "Live: A Night On The Strip".In 2000, Mick and Kelly decided to suspend its activities in the group and to replace them were taken guitarist Brent Masket and bassist Muddy. The latter at the end of next year, replaced Adam Hamilton, and later as a part of the team has another guitarist Keff Ratcliffe.

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