L. A. Guns

L. A. Guns  are an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1983.  The first incarnation of the group was formed by Tracii Guns in 1983 and merged with fellow Los Angeles group Hollywood Rose to form Guns N’ Roses in 1984.  In 1985, the group was reformed by Guns and singer Paul Black adding Mick Cripps and Nickey Alexander.  The group went through numerous lineup changes and failed to regain mainstream attention.  To date, L. A. Guns has released ten studio albums as well as a number of live and compilation albums.  (More from Wikipedia)

Mötochrist was formed in 1998 in Los Angeles by Danny Nordahl (bass guitar and lead vocals) and Marc Diamond (lead guitar); other bandmembers include Ricky Vodka (guitar and backing vocals) and Chad Stewart (drums).  

Danny NordahlMarc Diamond and Chad Stewart each have Wikipedia articles actually, all mentioning Mötochrist; and all three have been in numerous rock bands over the years.  Danny Nordahl and Chad Stewart have been in several bands together; they were both members of the industrial rock band the Newlydeads, and they are or were also both in a Guns N’ Roses tribute band called the Hollywood Roses Danny Nordahl and Marc Diamond were both in the punk revival band NY Loose.  Danny Nordahl has been a member of the L.A. glam/metal band Faster Pussycat since 2001 and previously played with the Throbs and one incarnation of L. A. Guns


(October 2014)


Last edited: March 22, 2021