L.A. Guns is the debut studio album by American glam metal band L.A. Guns. It was released on January 4, 1988, by Vertigo Records. The album was produced by Jim Faraci and features the lineup of Tracii Guns (guitar), Phil Lewis (vocals), Mick Mars (guitar), Kelly Nickels (bass), and Nickey "Beat" Alexander (drums).
The album was a commercial success, reaching number 42 on the Billboard 200 chart. It was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 1990. The album spawned three singles: "One More Reason", "Sex Action", and "Electric Gypsy".
The album is considered to be one of the most important albums in the development of the glam metal genre. It helped to define the sound of the genre with its catchy hooks, heavy guitars, and flamboyant vocals. The album is also notable for its contributions to the Sunset Strip scene, which was a hotbed of activity for glam metal bands in the late 1980s.
The album is still considered to be a classic by fans of glam metal and hard rock. It has been praised for its catchy songs, memorable riffs, and powerful vocals. L.A. Guns is a must-have for any fan of the genre.
|Original Release: 1988.|
|Catalog No: 834 144-2.|
|Type: Jewel Case.|