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Three lineups of L.A. Guns with vocalist Phil Lewis performing in 2008 (top), 2010 (middle) and 2015 (bottom).

L.A. Guns is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1983, the group originally included guitarist Tracii Guns, lead vocalist Mike Jagosz, bassist Ole Beich and drummer Rob Gardner. The band has been through numerous lineup changes since its inception, and currently includes Guns, lead vocalist and former rhythm guitarist Phil Lewis (from 1987 to 1995, and since 1999), bassist Johnny Martin (since 2016), rhythm guitarist Ace Von Johnson (since 2018) and drummer Scot Coogan (since 2019).

History[edit]

1983–2002: Early years and initial success[edit]

L.A. Guns was formed by guitarist Tracii Guns (real name Tracy Ulrich) with lead vocalist Michael Jagosz, bassist Ole Beich and drummer Rob Gardner. Jagosz was briefly replaced by Axl Rose (then using his real name William Bailey) who had previously fronted Rapidfire and Hollywood Rose.[1] After a short stay in jail, Jagosz returned to the band as they released their first EP Collector's Edition No. 1 in 1985.[2] When Hollywood Rose disbanded, Guns and Rose merged their groups to form the first incarnation of Guns N' Roses in March 1985.[3] New L.A. Guns vocalist Paul Black subsequently took over leadership of the band, adding guitarist Robert Stoddard, bassist Mick Cripps and drummer Nickey "Beat" Alexander as its new members.[2] By June, Guns had been replaced in Guns N' Roses by Slash, at which point he returned to L.A. Guns.[4]

In 1987, L.A. Guns signed a record deal with PolyGram and introduced new members in lead vocalist Phil Lewis (formerly of Girl and Tormé) and bassist Kelly Nickels (formerly of Faster Pussycat), with Cripps moving over to guitar.[5] The band recorded their self-titled debut album later in the year, replacing Alexander with Steve Riley before its release.[6] The formation of Lewis, Guns, Cripps, Nickels and Riley is considered the "classic lineup" of L.A. Guns.[2] This lineup remained stable until January 1992, when Riley was fired and replaced by Michael "Bones" Gershima.[2] The new drummer performed on 1994's Vicious Circle, but had been replaced by the returning Riley by the time the album's promotional tour started.[7] L.A. Guns was subsequently dropped by PolyGram, and Lewis and Cripps left the band.[2]

In July 1995, Lewis and Cripps were replaced by Chris Van Dahl and Johnny Crypt, respectively.[2] Nickels left later in the year, with Crypt taking over on bass.[2] The four-piece band released American Hardcore in 1996.[5] The following year, Ralph Saenz replaced Van Dahl and performed on the EP Wasted, released in 1998.[8] Saenz was briefly replaced by Joe Lesté, and later Jizzy Pearl.[9] Crypt left in early 1999, after recording his parts for Shrinking Violet.[2] He was briefly replaced by Stefan Adika,[10] and later by Chuck Garric.[11] Lewis, Cripps and Nickels returned for a reunion of the "classic lineup" in September 1999, releasing a live album and two albums of re-recorded material.[2] Cripps and Nickels were replaced by Brent Muscat and Mark "Muddy Stardust" Dutton, respectively, for a summer 2000 tour, before Cripps returned again.[2] He left again after the release of Man in the Moon.[12] Adam Hamilton replaced Stardust in late 2001,[13] and Keff Ratcliffe joined in June 2002.[14]

2002–2016: Departure of Guns; two lineups[edit]

L.A. Guns cancelled their support slot on Alice Cooper's upcoming tour in October 2002, with Lewis accusing Guns of prioritising his new group Brides of Destruction, and the guitarist blaming the band's management and miscommunications for the situation.[15] The band quickly returned to performing live, with former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes taking Guns' place.[16] By the following month, both Holmes and Ratcliffe had left the band, to be replaced by Keri Kelli and the returning Muscat, respectively.[17] Muscat left in mid-2003, but returned when Kelli left the band in December.[18] However, he also left the band shortly thereafter.[19] In January 2004, former Roxx Gang member Stacey Blades (real name Bryan MaClachlan) was announced as the sole guitarist in L.A. Guns.[20]

In March 2006, Tracii Guns announced that he would be touring with former L.A. Guns members Paul Black and Nickey Alexander, plus bassist Jeremy Guns, to perform hits from the various groups with which he had been involved during his career.[21] The group was initially dubbed the Tracii Guns Band,[22] but was later rebranded as L.A. Guns by the eponymous guitarist.[23] Both versions of the band continued touring and recording new music concurrently.[24] Guns' version of the band went through multiple lineup changes of its own, before the guitarist renamed the group Tracii Guns' League of Gentlemen and distanced it from the original project.[25] The League of Gentlemen remained active, releasing The First Record in 2013 followed by The Second Record in 2014.[26]

The original L.A. Guns remained stable with a lineup of Lewis, Blades, Hamilton and Riley until March 2007, when Hamilton left the band to focus on his work as a record producer.[27] Scotty Griffin was announced as his replacement a few days later.[28] Griffin remained until July 2009, when he left to focus on The King Mixers; he was replaced by Kenny Kweens, who had recently left Beautiful Creatures.[29] Griffin returned in January 2011, after Kweens decided to leave.[30] This lineup released Hollywood Forever – its first studio album in seven years – in June 2012.[31] After six months touring for the album, Blades announced his departure from L.A. Guns in December 2012 due to "extenuating circumstances and musical differences".[32] Frank Wilsey was announced as the guitarist's replacement a week later,[33] however a month later he was replaced by former Endeverafter frontman Michael Grant.[34] In September 2014, Kweens replaced Griffin for a second time as the band's bassist.[35]

2016 onwards: Guns returns to the group[edit]

In September 2016, it was announced that Tracii Guns would be rejoining L.A. Guns for the first time since leaving in 2002, after the guitarist had reunited with vocalist Phil Lewis at several shows the previous year billed as "L.A. Guns' Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns".[36] On December 1, Lewis announced that he would no longer be a member of the band as of January 1, 2017;[37] however, it was quickly added by the group's new label Frontiers Records that the vocalist was referring to the version of the band featuring bassist Kenny Kweens and drummer Steve Riley, who would be replaced with Johnny Martin and Shane Fitzgibbon, respectively.[38] The band released The Missing Peace in 2017, which was the first studio album by Lewis and Guns together in 15 years.[39] After touring in promotion of the release, Michael Grant left L.A. Guns in March 2018.[40] Although his departure was initially announced to be his choice, Grant later claimed that he was fired for "absolutely no reason".[41]

Grant was initially replaced by Johnny Monaco, who had recently left Enuff Z'Nuff.[42] However, by June he had left the band and been replaced by former bassist Adam Hamilton, with Lewis claiming that Monaco "hated the travel and just wanted to focus on his own stuff".[43] Hamilton had left again by early 2019, with Ace Von Johnson taking his place.[44] In March 2019, Fitzgibbon also left and was replaced by Scot Coogan.[45] Riley launched his own version of L.A. Guns in December 2018, enlisting Jacob Bunton on vocals, Scotty Griffin on guitar and Kelly Nickels on bass.[46] In April 2019, Kurt Frohlich replaced Bunton as the group's frontman.[47]

Members[edit]

Current L.A. Guns band members[edit]

Image Name Years active Instruments Release contributions
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Tracii Guns
(Tracy Ulrich)
  • 1983–1985
  • 1985–2002
  • 2016–present
  • lead guitar
  • rhythm guitar (1983–1985, 1995–1999, 2000–2002)
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Phil Lewis
  • 1987–1995
  • 1999–present
  • lead vocals
  • rhythm guitar (2003–2016)
Johnny Martin 2016–present
  • bass
  • backing vocals
  • The Missing Peace (2017)
  • Made in Milan (2018)
  • The Devil You Know (2019)
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Ace Von Johnson 2018–present
  • rhythm guitar
  • backing vocals
none to date
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Scot Coogan 2019–present
  • drums
  • backing vocals

Former L.A. Guns band members[edit]

Image Name Years active Instruments Release contributions
Rob Gardner 1983–1985
  • drums
  • backing vocals
Collector's Edition No. 1 (1985)
Ole Beich 1983–1985
(died 1991)
  • bass
  • backing vocals
Mike Jagosz
  • 1983–1984
  • 1984–1985
    (died 2014)
lead vocals
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Axl Rose 1984 none
Mick Cripps
  • 1985–1995
  • 1999–2000
  • 2000–2001
  • rhythm guitar (1987–1995, 1999–2000, 2000–2001)
  • keyboards (1987–1995, 1999–2000, 2000–2001)
  • backing vocals
  • bass (1985–1987)
  • Studio albums: all from L.A. Guns (1988) to Vicious Circle (1994)
  • Cocked & Re-Loaded (2000)
  • Man in the Moon (2001)
  • Live releases: Live! Vampires (1992)
  • Live: A Night on the Strip (2000)
  • The Hollywood Years: Live & Loaded (2007)
  • Extended Versions (2010)
  • Boston 1989 (2014)
  • Toronto 1990 (2015)
  • Other releases: Holiday Foreplay (1991)
  • Cuts (1992)
  • Hollywood Rehearsal (1997)
  • Greatest Hits and Black Beauties (1999)
  • Black City Breakdown (1985–1986) (2000)
  • Hollywood Raw: The Original Sessions (2004)
  • Black List (2005)
Nickey "Beat" Alexander 1985–1987 drums
  • Studio albums: L.A. Guns (1988)
  • Vicious Circle (1994) – one track only
  • Other releases: Black City Breakdown (1985–1986) (2000)
  • Hollywood Raw: The Original Sessions (2004)
  • Black List (2005)
Paul Black lead vocals
  • Black City Breakdown (1985–1986) (2000)
  • Black List (2005)
Robert Stoddard
  • rhythm guitar
  • lead guitar (1985)
Mattie B 1987 bass none
Kelly Nickels
(Henri Perret)
  • 1987–1995
  • 1999–2000
  • bass
  • backing vocals
  • occasional harmonica
  • Studio albums: all from L.A. Guns (1988) to Vicious Circle (1994)
  • Cocked & ReLoaded (2000) Hollywood Forever (2012) - one track only
  • Live releases: Live! Vampires (1992)
  • Live: A Night on the Strip (2000)
  • The Hollywood Years: Live & Loaded (2007)
  • Extended Versions (2010)
  • Boston 1989 (2014)
  • Toronto 1990 (2015)
  • Other releases: Holiday Foreplay (1991)
  • Cuts (1992)
  • Hollywood Rehearsal (1997)
  • Greatest Hits and Black Beauties (1999)
  • Hollywood Raw: The Original Sessions (2004)
Steve Riley
  • 1987–1992
  • 1994–2016
  • drums
  • percussion
  • backing vocals
  • Studio albums: all from Cocked & Loaded (1989) to Hollywood Forever (2012)
  • Live releases: all from Live! Vampires (1992) to Toronto 1990 (2015)
  • Other releases: all from Holiday Foreplay (1991) to Greatest Hits and Black Beauties (1999)
  • Covered in Guns (2010)
Mike "Bones" Gershima 1992–1994 drums
  • Cuts (1992)
  • Vicious Circle (1994)
Johnny Crypt 1995–1999
  • bass (1995–1999)
  • rhythm guitar (1995)
Chris Van Dahl 1995–1997 lead vocals American Hardcore (1996)
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Ralph Saenz 1997–1998 Wasted (1998)
Joe Lesté 1998 none
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Jizzy Pearl
(James Wilkinson)
1998–1999 Shrinking Violet (1999)
Stefan Adika 1999 bass none
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Chuck Garric
Muddy Stardust
(Mark Dutton)
2000–2001 Man in the Moon (2001)
Brent Muscat
  • 2000
  • 2002–2003
  • 2003
rhythm guitar
Adam Hamilton
  • 2001–2007
  • 2018
  • rhythm guitar (2018)
  • keyboards
  • backing vocals
  • bass (2001–2007)
  • Studio albums: Waking the Dead (2002)
  • Rips the Covers Off (2004)
  • Tales from the Strip (2005)
  • The Devil You Know (2019)
  • Live releases: Hellraisers Ball: Caught in the Act (2004)
  • Loud & Dangerous: Live from Hollywood (2006)
  • Other releases: Covered in Guns (2010)
Keff Ratcliffe 2002 rhythm guitar none
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Chris Holmes lead guitar
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Keri Kelli
(Kenneth Fear Jr.)
2002–2003
  • Rips the Covers Off (2004) – two tracks only
  • Hellraisers Ball: Caught in the Act (2004)
Chris Paulson 2003–2004 none
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Stacey Blades
(Bryan MaClachlan)
2004–2012
  • Studio albums: Rips the Covers Off (2004)
  • Tales from the Strip (2005)
  • Hollywood Forever (2012)
  • Live releases: Loud & Dangerous: Live from Hollywood (2006)
  • Live in Concert (2013)
  • Other releases: Covered in Guns (2010)
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Scotty Griffin
  • 2007–2009
  • 2011–2014
  • bass
  • backing vocals
  • Hollywood Forever (2012)
  • Live in Concert (2013)
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Kenny Kweens
  • 2009–2011
  • 2014–2016
none
Frank Wilsey 2012–2013 lead guitar
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Michael Grant 2013–2018
  • lead guitar (2013–2016)
  • rhythm guitar (2016–2018)
  • backing vocals
  • The Missing Peace (2017)
  • Made in Milan (2018)
Johnny Monaco 2018
  • rhythm guitar
  • backing vocals
none
Shane Fitzgibbon 2016–2019 drums
  • The Missing Peace (2017)
  • Made in Milan (2018)
  • The Devil You Know (2019)

Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns members[edit]

Image Name Years active Instruments Details
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Tracii Guns
(Tracy Ulrich)
2006–2012
  • lead and rhythm guitars
  • backing vocals
Guns unveiled the Tracii Guns Band in March 2006,[21] which was later renamed L.A. Guns.[23]
Jeremy Guns
(Jeremy Carson)
2006–2010 bass Carson was an original member of Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns.[23] By late 2010, he had been replaced.[48]
Paul Black 2006–2008 lead vocals Black was an original member of Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns.[23] He left the band in May 2008.[49]
Nickey "Beat" Alexander 2006–2007 drums Alexander was an original member of Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns.[23] He was replaced in early 2007.[50]
Chad Stewart Faster Pussycat.jpg
Chad Stewart 2007–2011
  • drums
  • backing vocals
Stewart replaced Alexander in early 2007, in time for the recording of the single "I Do".[50]
Alec "Big Al" Bauer 2007–2009 rhythm guitar Bauer joined as the band's second guitarist in May 2008, after touring with them since 2007.[49][51]
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Marty Casey 2008–2009 lead vocals Casey was officially announced as Black's replacement in Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns in June 2008.[51]
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Jizzy Pearl
(James Wilkinson)
2009–2011 In June 2009, it was announced that Casey had been replaced by former L.A. Guns frontman Pearl.[52]
Danny Nordahl Faster Pussycat.jpg
Danny Nordahl 2010–2012 bass Nordahl replaced Jeremy Guns in late 2010,[48] but by early 2012 had been replaced.[53]
Doni Gray 2011–2012
  • drums
  • backing vocals
Gray joined Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns in 2011, and remained the band's drummer until its disbandment.[25]
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Dilana 2011 lead vocals Dilana joined in place of the departed Pearl in September 2011,[54] but had been fired by December.[55]
Tony West 2011–2012 West replaced Dilana in December 2011,[55] before he was replaced in early 2012.[53]
Scott Foster Harris 2012 Harris was the last vocalist in Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns before the moniker was dropped in mid-2012.[25]
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Eric Grossman bass Grossman was the last bassist in Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns before the moniker was dropped in mid-2012.[25]

Steve Riley's L.A. Guns members[edit]

Image Name Years active Instruments Details
Steve Riley 2018–present
  • drums
  • backing vocals
Riley announced in December 2018 that he had launched his own version of L.A. Guns to perform in 2019.[46]
LA Guns Scott Griffin (bassist) 2011 Surf City.jpg
Scotty Griffin
  • guitar
  • backing vocals
Kelly Nickels
(Henri Perret)
  • bass
  • backing vocals
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Jacob Bunton 2018–2019 lead vocals
Kurt Frohlich 2019–present
  • lead vocals
  • rhythm guitar
On April 13, 2019 it was announced that Frohlich would replace Bunton as the frontman of Riley's L.A. Guns.[47]

Timelines[edit]

L.A. Guns members timeline[edit]

Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns timeline[edit]

Steve Riley's L.A. Guns timeline[edit]

Lineups[edit]

L.A. Guns band lineups[edit]

Period Members Releases
1983–1984 none
1984
  • Axl Rose – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Ole Beich – bass, backing vocals
  • Rob Gardner – drums, backing vocals
1984 – March 1985
  • Mike Jagosz – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Ole Beich – bass, backing vocals
  • Rob Gardner – drums, backing vocals
March – June 1985 none
June 1985 – early 1987
  • Paul Black – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Robert Stoddard – rhythm guitar
  • Mick Cripps – bass, backing vocals
  • Nickey Alexander – drums
Early – mid 1987
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Mick Cripps – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mattie B – bass
  • Nickey Alexander – drums
none
Mid – late 1987
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Mick Cripps – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nickels – bass, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Nickey Alexander – drums
Late 1987 – January 1992
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Mick Cripps – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nickels – bass, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
January 1992 – late 1994
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Mick Cripps – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nickels – bass, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Mike Gershima – drums
Late 1994 – mid-1995
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Mick Cripps – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nickels – bass, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
none
July – late 1995
  • Chris Van Dahl – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Johnny Crypt – rhythm guitar
  • Kelly Nickels – bass, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
Late 1995 – 1997
  • Chris Van Dahl – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Johnny Crypt – bass
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
1997–1998
  • Ralph Saenz – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Johnny Crypt – bass
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
1998
  • Joe Leste – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Johnny Crypt – bass
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
none
1998 – early 1999
  • Jizzy Pearl – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Johnny Crypt – bass
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
Early 1999
  • Jizzy Pearl – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Stefan Adika – bass
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
none
Early – mid-1999
  • Jizzy Pearl – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Chuck Garric – bass
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
September 1999 – summer 2000
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Mick Cripps – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nickels – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
Summer 2000
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Brent Muscat – rhythm guitar
  • Muddy Stardust – bass
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
none
Late 2000 – May 2001
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Mick Cripps – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Muddy Stardust – bass
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
May – December 2001
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Muddy Stardust – bass
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
none
December 2001 – June 2002
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar
  • Adam Hamilton – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
June – October 2002
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Keff Ratcliffe – rhythm guitar
  • Adam Hamilton – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
none
October – November 2002
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Chris Holmes – lead guitar
  • Keff Ratcliffe – rhythm guitar
  • Adam Hamilton – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
November 2002 – mid-2003
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Keri Kelli – lead guitar
  • Brent Muscat – rhythm guitar
  • Adam Hamilton – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
Late 2003
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Chris Paulson – lead guitar
  • Adam Hamilton – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Rips the Covers Off (2004)
January 2004 – March 2007
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Stacey Blades – lead guitar
  • Adam Hamilton – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
April 2007 – July 2009
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Stacey Blades – lead guitar
  • Scott Griffin – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
none
July 2009 – January 2011
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Stacey Blades – lead guitar
  • Kenny Kweens – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
January 2011 – December 2012
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Stacey Blades – lead guitar
  • Scotty Griffin – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
December 2012 – January 2013
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Frank Wilsey – lead guitar
  • Scotty Griffin – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
none
January 2013 – September 2014
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Michael Grant – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Scotty Griffin – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
September 2014 – December 2016
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Michael Grant – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Kenny Kweens – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
December 2016 – March 2018
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Michael Grant – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Johnny Martin – bass, backing vocals
  • Shane Fitzgibbon – drums
March – June 2018
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar
  • Johnny Monaco – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Johnny Martin – bass, backing vocals
  • Shane Fitzgibbon – drums
none
June – September 2018
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Adam Hamilton – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Johnny Martin – bass, backing vocals
  • Shane Fitzgibbon – drums
September 2018 – March 2019
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Ace Von Johnson – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Johnny Martin – bass, backing vocals
  • Shane Fitzgibbon – drums
  • The Devil You Know (2019)
March 2019 – present
  • Phil Lewis – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Ace Von Johnson – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Johnny Martin – bass, backing vocals
  • Scot Coogan – drums, backing vocals
none

Tracii Guns' L.A. Guns lineups[edit]

Period Members
March 2006 – February 2007
February 2007 – May 2008
  • Paul Black – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeremy Guns – bass
  • Chad Stewart – drums, backing vocals
June 2008 – June 2009
  • Marty Casey – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Alec Bauer – rhythm guitar
  • Jeremy Guns – bass
  • Chad Stewart – drums, backing vocals
June 2009 – late 2010
  • Jizzy Pearl – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeremy Guns – bass
  • Chad Stewart – drums, backing vocals
Late 2010 – early 2011
  • Jizzy Pearl – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar, backing vocals
  • Danny Nordahl – bass
  • Chad Stewart – drums, backing vocals
Early – September 2011
  • Jizzy Pearl – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar, backing vocals
  • Danny Nordahl – bass
  • Doni Gray – drums, backing vocals
September – December 2011
  • Dilana – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar, backing vocals
  • Danny Nordahl – bass
  • Doni Gray – drums, backing vocals
December 2011 – early 2012
  • Tony West – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar, backing vocals
  • Danny Nordahl – bass
  • Doni Gray – drums, backing vocals
Early – mid-2012
  • Scott Foster Harris – lead vocals
  • Tracii Guns – guitar, backing vocals
  • Eric Grossman – bass
  • Doni Gray – drums, backing vocals

Steve Riley's L.A. Guns lineups[edit]

Period Members
December 2018 – March 2019
April 2019 – present
  • Kurt Frohlich – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Scotty Griffin – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nickels – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Riley – drums, backing vocals

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