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L.A. Guns - Vicious Circle album FLAC
Performer: L.A. Guns
Genre: Rock
Title: Vicious Circle
FLAC album size: 1501
Style: Hard Rock
Country: Japan
Released: 1994

Guns ‎– Vicious Circle. Label: Polydor ‎– 523 158-2.

1991 - Hollywood Vampires. 1994 - Vicious Circle. 1996 - American Hardcore. 1999 - Shrinking Violet. 2002 - Waking The Dead. 2005 - Tales From The Strip. 2010 - Covered In Guns. 2012 - Hollywood Forever. 2017 - The Missing Peace.

Vicious Circle is the fourth album by . Most of the songs have Phil Lewis on lead vocals, but the track "Nothing Better to Do" features Kelly Nickels on lead vocals, and "Tarantula" is instrumental. Michael "Bones" Gershima drums on several songs. Lewis and Bones also played together in the band Filthy Lucre. Filthy Lucre bandmates Steve Dior and Jim Wirt sing backing vocals on several songs. Wirt was also the album's producer and engineer.

Album Name Vicious Circle.

Main articles: Vicious Circle (. Guns album), American Hardcore, and Shrinking Violet (album). Due to the rise in popularity of Seattle's grunge movement, the group waited a number of years before recording new material. During this time, Guns participated in the short lived supergroup Contraband, the group put together by Alan Kovac. Regrouping in the mid-1990s with drummer Michael Gersema, . Guns recorded and released their fourth album, titled Vicious Circle, in 1995 with the album failing to chart. It was their weakest selling album to date with the group's first major lineup change came afterwards.

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release bonus track). Nothing Better to Do. Chasing the Dragon. I'd Love to Change the World. Who's in Control (Let 'em Roll). I'm the One. Why Ain't I Bleeding. Guns, Vicious Circle.

Guns attempted a comeback in 1995 with Vicious Circle, the first album in three years from the Los Angeles metal band. Attempting to conform to the fashion of the '90s, the band turns in a hard record, complete with grunge influences. To put it mildly, the results are a mixed bag. The band clearly doesn't want to embrace the new breed of hard rock - the riffs and production are forced, which makes the group sound older than they are. . Guns has also failed to come up with any killer riffs or hooks, leaving Vicious Circle a tepid affair

Vicious Circle" would prove to be the end of an era. It was the band's last album with its (mostly) original lineup until 2001's "Man on the Moon. Phil Lewis, (vocals) Mick Cripps (guitar) and Kelly Nickels (bass) would not return for the follow-up album. Only Tracii Guns would be back for "American Hardcore. The band's usual drummer Steve Riley sat out "Vicious Circle" and is replaced by a number of studio players (he would be back for all subsequent LAG releases). Although the LA Guns released a fine album, "Vicious Circle".

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Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Face Down
Bass, Backing Vocals – Kelly NickelsDrums, Backing Vocals – Bones Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals – Tracii GunsLead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Programmed By, Backing Vocals – Mick CrippsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Written-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Michael Gershima*, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
4:11
2 No Crime
Backing Vocals – Steve DiorBass – Kelly NickelsDrums – Myron GrombacherLead Guitar – Tracii GunsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Rhythm Guitar – Mick CrippsWritten-By – Kelly Nickels, Michael Gershima*, Steve Dior
2:34
3 Long Time Dead
Backing Vocals – Jim Wirt, PJ Bass – Kelly NickelsDrum Programming, Keyboards – Mick CrippsElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Tracii GunsLead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Philip Lewis*Written-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
3:22
4 Killing Machine
Bass, Backing Vocals – Mick CrippsDrums – Nickey AlexanderLead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals – Tracii GunsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Written-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
3:27
5 Fade Away
Backing Vocals – Jim WirtBass, Backing Vocals – Kelly NickelsDrums – Bones Lead Guitar, Piano – Mick CrippsLead Vocals, Guitar – Philip Lewis*Written-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Michael Gershima*, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
4:11
6 Tarantula
Acoustic Guitar – Tracii GunsWritten-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
0:56
7 Crystal Eyes
Bass – Kelly NickelsDrums – Steve RileyGuitar – Mick Cripps, Tracii GunsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Producer, Recorded By – Michael James JacksonWritten-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Philip Lewis*, Steve Riley, Tracii Guns
5:53
8 Nothing Better To Do
Backing Vocals – Jim WirtDrums – Doni GreyGuitar, Backing Vocals – Tracii GunsHarmonica, Backing Vocals – Steve CouncelLead Vocals, Bass – Kelly NickelsWritten-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
2:51
9 Chasing The Dragon
Backing Vocals – Jim WirtBass, Backing Vocals – Kelly NickelsDrums – Bones Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Tracii GunsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Rhythm Guitar – Mick CrippsWritten-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Michael Gershima*, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
4:50
10 Kill That Girl
Backing Vocals – Jim WirtBass – Kelly NickelsDrums – Myron GrombacherGuitar – Tracii GunsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Written-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
3:12
11 I'd Love To Change The World
Backing Vocals – Jim WirtBass – Kelly NickelsDrums – Myron GrombacherElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Tracii GunsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Piano – Cliff BrodskyWritten-By – Alvin Lee
3:39
12 Who's In Control (Let 'Em Roll)
Bass, Backing Vocals – Kelly NickelsDrums – Myron GrombacherLead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Tracii GunsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Written-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
4:02
13 I'm The One
Bass, Backing Vocals – Kelly NickelsDrums, Backing Vocals – Bones Guitar, Backing Vocals – Mick Cripps, Tracii GunsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Written-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Michael Gershima*, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
2:26
14 Why Ain't I Bleeding
Backing Vocals – Jim WirtBass – Kelly NickelsDrums, Backing Vocals – Bones Harmonica – Steve CouncelLead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Tracii GunsLead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Piano – Mick CrippsLead Vocals – Philip Lewis*Written-By – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
4:32
15 Kiss Of Death
Acoustic Guitar – Guy GriffinAcoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Tracii GunsBacking Vocals – Jim WirtBass – Kelly NickelsDrums – Bones Harmonica – Steve CouncelLead Vocals, Guitar – Philip Lewis*Piano – Mick CrippsWritten-By – Michael Gershima*, Philip Lewis*, Steve Dior
5:54

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Distributed By – Polydor
  • Distributed By – PolyGram
  • Made By – PMDC, Germany
  • Published By – Al Snug Music
  • Published By – Songs Of PolyGram International, Inc.
  • Published By – Dirty Lyrics
  • Published By – Chrys-A-Lee Music
  • Published By – Chrysalis Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Chrysalis Music
  • Recorded At – 4th Street Recording
  • Recorded At – Red Zone Studios
  • Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
  • Mixed At – Conway Studios
  • Mixed At – Devonshire Studios
  • Mixed At – 4th Street Recording
  • Mixed At – Lighthouse Studios
  • Mastered At – Precision Mastering

Credits

  • Band [L.A. Guns:] – Kelly Nickels, Mick Cripps, Philip Lewis*, Tracii Guns
  • Engineer [Additional Engineering] – Dan Daniel , Dennis Degher, Jeff Graham, Mark Shoffner, Marnie Riley, Tim Allison
  • Illustration – Robert Bisbo
  • Legal [Legal Direction] – Roger Sandau
  • Management – The Left Bank Organization
  • Management [Business Management] – F/S/O, Jay Sendyk
  • Mastered By – Stephen Marcussen
  • Mixed By – Jim Wirt (tracks: 6, 11 to 13), Mick Guzauski (tracks: 1 to 5, 7 to 10, 14, 15)
  • Photography By – Karen Mason, William Hames
  • Producer, Engineer – Jim Wirt (tracks: 1 to 6, 8 to 15)

Notes

Publishing
1, 3 to 10, 12 to 14: © 1994 Al Snug Music/Songs Of PolyGram International, Inc. (BMI)
2, 15: © 1994 Al Snug Music/Songs Of PolyGram International, Inc./Dirty Lyrics (BMI)
11: © 1971 Chrys-A-Lee Music/Chrysalis Music Ltd. All rights in the US & Canada administered by Chrysalis Music (ASCAP)

Recorded at 4th Street Recording, Santa Monica, CA
Additional recording at Red Zone, Burbank, CA
Track 7 recorded at Ocean Way Recording
Mixed at Conway Studios & Devonshire Studios
Tracks 6, 11 to 13 mixed at 4th Street Recording, Santa Monica, CA
Track 7 mixed at Lighthouse Studios
Mastered at Precision Mastering

Track 7 ℗ 1991 PolyGram Records , Inc. ℗ & © 1994 PolyGram Records , Inc.
Distributed by Polydor/PolyGram.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 31452 31582 3
  • Label Code: LC 0309
  • Price Code: POL 900
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 523 158-2 01 / MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L001
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 01F4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 523 158-2 01 / MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC E
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L001
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 01F4

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PHCR-1254 L.A. Guns Vicious Circle ‎(CD, Album) Mercury PHCR-1254 Japan 1994
31452 3158 2 L.A. Guns Vicious Circle ‎(CD, Album) Polydor 31452 3158 2 US 1994
31452 3158 2 L.A. Guns Vicious Circle ‎(CD, Album, Club) Polydor 31452 3158 2 US 1994
UICY-6896 L.A. Guns Vicious Circle ‎(CD, Album, RE) Mercury UICY-6896 Japan 2007
314 523 158-4 L.A. Guns Vicious Circle ‎(Cass, Album) Polydor 314 523 158-4 Canada 1994

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