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1983 to 1984
Los Angeles, CA, United States
L.A. Guns is the name of two glam metal groups from Los Angeles, California. One group is led by guitarist Tracii Guns while the other version is led by vocalist Phil Lewis with drummer Steve Riley. The group was initially formed in 1983 and was composed of guitarist Tracii Guns, singer Axl Rose (who left to form Hollywood Rose and was replaced by Michael Jagosz), bassist Ole Beich and drummer Rob Gardner. The group disbanded in 1984 when Tracii Guns and Axl Rose decided to merge both L.A. Guns and Hollywood Rose to form the first lineup of Guns N' Roses.
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L.A. Guns August 20, 2014