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LA Guns was a glam metal group that was at their peak during the beginning of their career in the late 1980s. They were best known for having some members that worked in Guns and Roses before Guns and Roses became really popular with Slash replacing Traci Gunns, the guitarist for LA Guns, as the guitarist.

LA Guns made three great albums called LA Guns, Cocked and Loaded and Hollywood Vampires with the classic line up of Traci Gunns on guitar and Phil Lewis as the vocalist. They then declined during the 1990s and 2000s while grunge took over the music scene and knocked many 1980s metal groups, except for the absolute best, most popular ones, off of the map. They made a new album in 2012 that was unpopular, I could hardly find it on the shelf during the week of its release, and poor quality.

However, Malaria is one of the best rockers LA Guns has made from their classic second album called Cocked and Loaded. To my knowledge Malaria was not actually released as a single and was not one of their more popular songs, but it should have been because this song really rocks with the guitar switching between heavy to absolutely devilish with some of the details that are thrown in. Phil Lewis singing the chorus line is not only great to hear but also really catchy.

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