YOU’RE FIRED Industry sources alleging that L.A. Guns have fired guitarist Michael Grant HOLLYWOOD, California — A hot rumor coming into Metal Sludge late this afternoon is alleging Michael Grant has been fired from L.A. Guns. Our industry source says: “A little bird told me that Michael Grant just got the axe from LA Guns.” The source added: “I’m hearing it was a long time coming” and also noted that Grant was notified[…]Read More »
DOUBLING DOWN IN LAS VEGAS METAL SLUDGE EXCLUSIVE: In Sin City, Vince Neil and Dennis DeYoung rock in the New Year LAS VEGAS — Every so often, you luck out in Las Vegas. So with everyone openly complaining about how bad a year 2016 was, the ending on New Years weekend proved to be utterly spectacular in this neon enclave in Nevada — a rock and roll haven that is increasingly living up[…]Read More »
RAT THIEF? … Tracii Guns on Ratt; “They (Juan and Warren) have a guy that’s just flat out stealing…” and “he (Blotzer) could face jail time”
RAT THIEF? Tracii Guns on Ratt; “They (Juan and Warren) have a guy that’s just flat out stealing…” and “he (Blotzer) could face jail time” Eddie Trunk Radio — L.A. Guns guitarist and founder Tracii Guns recently appeared on Eddie Trunk’s radio show. Guns talked about the recent split, and reformation of the various versions of L.A. Guns. Along with addressing his own band’s situation the guitarist made some comparisons and general comments regarding the[…]Read More »
L.A. HERPES “A lot of Herpes got spread because of us” Tracii Guns of L.A. Guns Blabbermouth — Jacky BamBam of Philadelphia’s 93.3 WMMR radio station recently conducted an interview with L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he still keeps in touch with AC/DC after first touring with Angus Young and Co. nearly thirty years ago: Tracii: “No, no, no. Not at all.[…]Read More »
I WANNA BE SOMEBODY! Steve Riley ‘Never say never’ on a W.A.S.P. reunion with Lawless, Holmes and Piper
I WANNA BE SOMEBODY! Steve Riley ‘Never say never’ on a W.A.S.P. reunion with Lawless, Holmes and Piper L.A. Guns drummer Steve Riley and guitarist Tracii Guns haven’t spoke since a falling-out in ’13, and Riley is OK with it saying “I Don’t Have Any Beef With Tracii Guns” LOS ANGELES, California — The feud has cooled, but they haven’t been in the same room together for more than three years since guitarist[…]Read More »
GLOBAL GUNS L.A. Guns announce 2016 World Tour Hollywood, CA — Hot on the heels of their performance at the annual “Rainbow Bar & Grill” show over the weekend, L.A. Guns have just issued an extensive tour schedule. The band will begin their jaunt later this week on the East Coast and will perform throughout the summer into the fall. Headed up by original members Phil Lewis (vocals) and Steve Riley (drums) the Hollywood based group will[…]Read More »
SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW Anniversary party in parking lot puts exclamation point on retro-rock weekend
SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW Anniversary party in parking lot puts exclamation point on retro-rock weekend HOLLYWOO, Calif., USA — An action-packed weekend of retro rock was capped Sunday in grand fashion with the 44th annual Rainbow Bar & Grill Anniversary party, where about 1,000 revelers packed not just the legendary restaurant/club but the parking lot, too, as L.A. Guns, Autograph, Junkyard, Tuff, Circus of Power and others performed in succession beginning in the early afternoon. It[…]Read More »
Scotty Griffin breaks silence on his L.A. Guns departure: "I was kicked out, plain and simple. Or, as it was exactly worded "Phil has decided the band is going to move forward without you."
Scotty Griffin breaks silence on L.A. Guns: “I was kicked out, plain and simple. Or, as it was exactly worded “Phil has decided the band is going to move forward without you.” Facebook — L.A. Guns posted a message yesterday that the band and Griffin had decided to “part ways”. We put that article up right HERE. Now it seems that Scotty Griffin has come forward and has something to say about his recent departure.[…]Read More »
Tracii Guns talks about Devil City Angels, Poison, L.A. Guns, Randy Rhoads and much more with Totally Driven Radio
Tracii Guns opens up about Devil City Angels, Slash, Poison, L.A. Guns and much more Podcast — Totally Driven Radio, the weekly radio podcast heard live every Thursday night from 8 – 11 pm Est time on the Totally Driven Entertainment Radio Network, covers the world of sports and entertainment each week, as well as bringing you celebrity guests interviews. This week returning to Totally Driven Radio is the one and only Tracii[…]Read More »
Tracii Guns & L.A. Guns battle it out back to back nites on July 24th & 25th at the "Whisky-A-Go-Go" in Hollywood.
Tracii Guns & L.A. Guns battle it out back to back nites on July 24th & 25th at the “Whisky-A-Go-Go” The Sunset Strip — Wow, only in Hollywood does this happen. On back to back nites in the heat of the Sunset Strip summer sun Tracii Guns (Ex. L.A. Guns guitarist) will play a show July 24th and his former band, L.A. Guns will play the same venue the very next nite July 25th[…]Read More »