Tracii Guns reveals having offered 49% of the L.A. Guns name to bandmate Phil Lewis
L.A. Guns guitarist Tracii Guns was recently interviewed by Pariah Burke for the Hard, Heavy & Hair Show with Pariah Burke. Guns and singer Phil Lewis have seemingly emerged victorious in the settlement of their lawsuit over the L.A. Guns band name and use since the settlement terms include that Guns and Lewis can use the L.A. Guns name while Steve Riley and Kelly Nickels have to operate under another band name, which they have chosen to be Riley’s L.A. Guns.
In terms of whether he is happy with the outcome, Guns indicated (as provided by the Hard, Heavy & Hair Show with Pariah Burke): “Yeah, I mean, I got what I needed. It wasn’t cheap, you know. You know, we live in a, in a weird world. That’s all I can say, but yeah, I’m very happy with where we’re at now.”
On whether he nows own the L.A. Guns band name with Lewis, Guns indicated: “No, but I have generously offered him 49% of the name as my partner in life, creating all this great music over the years and he truly deserves it, you know? I mean, he’s been the voice of the band, whether I’d been there or not at times, you know, so he’s the one that’s really carried the torch this whole time and you know, nobody deserves that more.”
You can listen to the interview with Tracii Guns (Show #303) via the Hard, Heavy & Hair Show with Pariah Burke‘s website.