Rips the Covers Off

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Rips the Covers Off
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Studio album by L.A. Guns
Released April 27, 2004
Genre Hard rock, glam metal
L.A. Guns chronology
Ultimate LA Guns
(2002)Ultimate LA Guns2002
Rips the Covers Off
Hollywood Raw: The Original Sessions
(2004)Hollywood Raw: The Original Sessions2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Rips the Covers Off, some copies of which are titled Rips Off the Covers, is an album by Phil Lewis's version of L.A. Guns, their first with guitarist Stacey Blades.

The studio portion of the album (songs 1-11) consists of cover songs with guitarist Stacey Blades, though songs 12 and 13 are live versions of "Revolution" and "Don't Look at Me That Way", with guitarists Keri Kelli and Brent Muscat.

A different line-up of L.A. Guns had previously recorded a cover of Led Zeppelin's "Custard Pie" on Hollywood Rehearsal.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rock 'n' Roll Outlaw" (Rose Tattoo cover)
  2. "I Just Want to Make Love to You" (Muddy Waters cover)
  3. "Tie Your Mother Down" (Queen cover)
  4. "Until I Get You" (Hanoi Rocks cover)
  5. "Wheels of Steel" (Saxon cover)
  6. "Nobody's Fault" (Aerosmith cover)
  7. "Custard Pie" (Led Zeppelin cover)
  8. "Moonage Daydream" (David Bowie cover)
  9. "Marseilles" (Angel City cover)
  10. "Hurdy Gurdy Man" (Donovan cover)
  11. "Search and Destroy" (The Stooges cover)
  12. "Revolution" (Live)
  13. "Don't Look at Me That Way" (Live)


Tracks 1-11
Tracks 12-13
  • Phil Lewis - lead vocals
  • Keri Kelli - guitar
  • Brent Muscat - guitar
  • Adam Hamilton - bass guitar
  • Steve Riley - drums