January 9, 1957 |
|Genres||Glam metal, heavy metal|
|Associated acts||L.A. Guns
Phil Lewis is an English vocalist for the American glam metal band L.A. Guns, He was born on January 9, 1957, in London, England. He has lived and worked in the U.S. since the 1980s, but was privately educated at Royal Russell School in Surrey, England.
Prior to joining L.A. Guns Lewis also worked with Girl (which also featured Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen, except near the end of Girl), New Torpedos, and Tormé. While temporarily out of L.A. Guns, he sang for the bands Filthy Lucre and the Liberators.
He sang on a cover of Def Leppard's "Bringin' on the Heartbreak" on the Def Leppard tribute album Leppardmania. He also sang on a cover of Guns N' Roses's "My Michelle" on the Guns N' Roses tribute album Appetite for Reconstruction. As well as contributing vocals on "Shot Down In Flames" on the AC/DC tribute album "We Salute You: an All Star Tribute To AC/DC".
He has also recorded a cover of Kiss' "Strutter" on the Kiss tribute album Spin The Bottle, sang on "Billion Dollar Babies" on the Alice Cooper tribute Humanary Stew and contributed vocals to a cover of Bon Jovi's "Wanted Dead or Alive" on the Bon Jovi tribute album Covered Dead or Alive.
With New Torpedos
- New Torpedos demo tape
With L.A. Guns
- L.A. Guns (1988)
- Cocked & Loaded (1989)
- Hollywood Vampires (1991)
- Vicious Circle (1994)
- Greatest Hits and Black Beauties (1999)
- Live: A Night on the Strip (2000)
- Man In the Moon (2001)
- Waking the Dead (2002)
- Rips the Covers Off (2004)
- Tales from the Strip (2005)
- Loud and Dangerous: Live from Hollywood (2006)
- Covered in Guns (2010)
- Hollywood Forever (2012)
With Filthy Lucre
- Popsmear (1997)
- EL Nino/More Purple Than Black (1999)
- Access Denied (2000) - Also marketed as a Liberators album
- Phil Lewis - butterflies (2007)
With The Liberators
- Access Denied (2000) - Also marketed as a Phil Lewis solo album ....
- Witchmaster General (2008) - Plays Dr. Phineas Gorgon