Nickey Alexander

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Nickey Alexander
Also known as "Beat"
Genres Hard rock, Punk rock, Glam metal
Occupation(s) Drummer
Instruments Drums
Associated acts L.A. Guns, The Weirdos, Germs

Nickey Alexander is an American hard rock drummer and original member of American sleaze metal band L.A. Guns.[1]

Alexander played drums on the band's debut album, L.A. Guns in 1987, before leaving the band prior to the album's 1988 release. He also appears on the L.A. Guns compilation albums Black City Breakdown (1985-1986), Hollywood Raw, and Black List. He later played for Tracii Guns's version of L.A. Guns after the emergence of two different bands using the same name.

Nickey also played drums in The Weirdos, The Cramps and The Mau-Mau's. He also briefly played in the Germs (he played on the Lexicon Devil EP) and The Dickies. Nickey once said in an interview that his favorite drummer is Karen Carpenter and learned much of what he knows from watching her.


  1. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 3 January 2011.