LA Guns

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The classic rock icon, LA Guns, has an interesting history. Like many legendary bands, it was formed and developed from the ground up on the famous Sunset Strip. Conceived in 1980, the band was originally named “Pyrrhus” by Tracii Guns, who later renamed it “L.A. Guns”. A few years later, Guns and his ex-singer Axl Rose formed a side project called Guns and Roses. However, LA Guns never stopped moving.

The band recorded their debut album, titled “LA Guns” under Polygram records in 1987. The self-titled album was a hit, selling 750,000 copies worldwide. This accomplishment earned them their first gold album award, as well as a gold video award from the compilation videos made from the album. The explosive success also gave them the opportunity to tour with bands like AC/DC and Def Leppard, Most bands would be content with such achievements, although it was only the beginning of […]