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Tag Archives: L.A. Guns

Metal By Numbers 4/10: Trauma prevails on the charts

Posted by on April 10, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Most reactions to the charts nowadays involves lots of tut-tutting and head shaking. Many championed bands are debuting with less than stellar sales, and that understandably bums a lot of people out. Whitechapel’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/4: No hard feelings on the charts

Posted by on April 4, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s another big week for debuts. Fifteen new albums, a few highly anticipated. For me, The Sword was the big one this week. There aren’t too many bands I can say I’ve stuck with […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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Consequence of Sound share ten hair metal albums that “don’t suck”

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Similar to nu metal, hair metal is a subgenre people either enjoy or immediately judge as the worst genre ever. People have argued that glam rock acts which started in the late seventies and went well into the eighties mainly appeal to those who grew up during this era, and are nothing more than nostalgia […]

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L.A. Guns singer doubles down on racist comments

Posted by on April 25, 2016

If you’re caught saying something dumb, the smart thing to do is admit you might have said something dumb. But that’s something a smart person would do. On the other hand, you’ve got L.A. Guns singer Phil Lewis. In paying tribute to Prince this past Friday, he called all black people one-dimensional. Dumb, right? To […]

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L.A. Guns singer makes racist Prince-related comment

Posted by on April 24, 2016

Whenever someone starts off by saying “I’m not racist, but…” you can be sure something racist is going to follow. That’s what happened on Friday in Maryland when washed-up ’80s rockers L.A. Guns singer Phil Lewis was paying tribute to Prince. The English-born singer was introducing the band’s 1989 semi-hit “The Ballad of Jayne” and […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Other Guitarists Who Played In Randy Rhoads’ Bands

Posted by on March 19, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. 31 years ago today, one of metal’s most gifted and promising guitarists was killed in a plane crash. Randy Rhoads was only 25 years old when he passed, but having played in Ozzy Osbourne’s solo band as well as Quiet […]

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And Then There Was One (Version Of L.A. Guns)

Posted by on July 18, 2012

One might be the loneliest number, but the fact that there is now only one version of the L.A. Guns rather than two should at least help end the confusion about what ex-band member, reality TV contestant or other band affiliate is actually part of which version of of the 80’s hair metal band. In […]

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Today In WTF: “Matador Recording Artists L.A. Guns”

Posted by on December 15, 2011

There were a lot of people taken by surprise when it was announced that Mastodon was going to record a split 7″ with Feist. Well, that proposed single is going to have to settle for the #2 most offbeat collaboration between metal and indie rock in2012, as it’s just been announced that L.A. Guns and […]

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Tracii Gun’s Version Of L.A. Guns Part Ways With Singer…Again

Posted by on December 12, 2011

Well that was fast. It’s being reported that Tracii Gun’s version of L.A. Guns parted ways with singer Dilana Robichaux sometime last week…less than three months after she joined the band. While an official explanation hasn’t been given yet, Robichaux is claiming it was anything but amicable. In a posting on her Facebook page (note: […]

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