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‘80s guitar hero Tracii Guns talks L.A. Guns, Motley Crue, Jimmy Page

One of the best rock guitarists from his era is seated on a tour bus, peering into an iPad screen and waiting on me. As I connect via video call with Tracii Guns, he and his band L.A. Guns are out on the road as part of a tour headlined by Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer and also featuring Faster Pussycat. The mix of bands is perfect. Three acts that play blooze-y, slinky music, with a pile of beloved songs between them.
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Tracii Guns: “Everything I played on the new L.A. Guns record was recorded direct through a HeadRush – I didn’t use a mic’d-up amp for anything”

The hair metal survivor talks L.A. Guns' hard-riffing 2021 album Checkered Past, his Kramer Gunstar Voyager signature model and why he's content playing smaller venues over arenas. L.A. Guns were the premier sleazemeisters of the hair metal era. Their self-titled 1988 debut album? An all-time classic!. A couple more albums...
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Stryper frontman Michael Sweet made headlines yesterday for his music. Just kidding. It’s not 1986. Sweet actually made headlines his staunch position against women’s rights. A group of women protested a Mississippi law that bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy by standing outside the Supreme Court, where the legality...
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