Tracii Guns (born on January 20, 1966) is an American guitarist best known as the founder of the glam metal group L.A. Guns and the hard rock supergroup Brides of Destruction (with Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe). He was also involved in the formation of Guns N' Roses (the merger between L.A. Guns and Axl Rose's Hollywood Rose) however he left the group and was replaced by Slash, while the other L.A. Guns left and were replaced also.
He was also part of the short lived supergroup Contraband (featuring members of Shark Island, Scorpions, UFO, Michael Schenker Group, Vixen, Ratt) releasing one album, the self-titled Contraband, and also recorded with Gilby Clarke (appearing on a number of his solo albums) and was briefly a member of Quiet Riot.
Guns' debut solo album, titled Killing Machine was released in 1999, then re-released, with new title of All Eyes Are Watchin' as well as an additional track, in 2004.
After putting the Brides of Destruction on hiatus, Guns' formed The Tracii Guns Band that eventually became the second L.A. Guns and continues to tour with the group today.