Hired Guns

Nominee – 1996 6th Annual LA Music Awards

Why this name?
As a creator producer singer songwriter, I had to find the best of the best in Los Angeles, guitar and bass player to form the Hard’n Heavy Metal trio out west.
Do you play live?
Los Angeles clubs, Hollywood, North Hollywood, South Bay, San Francisco TV and radio in California and air play radio as a national band on radio, I TUNES USA, Austrailia, New Zeland, Japan, European Union and Canada. Crusin the Limo listing to HIRED GUNS on the radio.
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
The internet has changed alot with more avenues and ways to promote and sell.
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
10/4 Roger that!
Band History:
HIRED GUNS 1991 first record, new line up in 1992 after another change in guitar then 1004 a new heavy sound was in the air and reborn in 1995 as a trio with Mike Morgan on guitar, Sam Persons on Bass with founder Carlos Ollervides on vocals & drums in the “Low B”.
Your influences?
OZZY, PANTARA & Drummer Mikkey Dee of Motor Head formerly of King Diamond. HIRED GUNS is Chain Saw Drive’n Off The Chain in the Low “B”!
Favorite spot?
Hollywood, Sin City, NY, Waikiki & NC
Equipment used:
Ampeg, AKG, Marshall, Shure, Sonor, Paiste and Dean Guitars
Anything else…?
HIRED GUNS are available now on I TUNES www.myspace.com/hiredgunsusa