Awesome album! Tracii Guns was pretty dumb jumping ship to Brides of Destruction after putting out this record. It would be one thing if L.A. Guns barely had a pulse and had been putting out crappy records, but Waking the Dead was an awesome effort. His loss. He's a great guitarist and I wish he would have stayed in the band and that they could find a way to coexist nowadays, but they obviously didn't need him that much; just listen to the next two records they put out without him.