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Slash

British-American musician

Slash

British-American musician
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birthday
23rd
July, 1965
Birth Place
Hampstead, London, England
Birth Sign
cancer
Biography

Saul Hudson (born 23 July 1965), better known as Slash, is an English-American musician, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N’ Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Slash has received critical acclaim and is considered one of the greatest guitarists in rock history.
In 1993, Slash formed the side project Slash’s Snakepit and in 1996 he left Guns N’ Roses and co-founded the supergroup Velvet Revolver, which re-established him as a mainstream performer in the mid to late 2000s. Slash has released four solo albums: Slash (2010), featuring an array of guest musicians, Apocalyptic Love (2012), World on Fire (2014) and Living the Dream (2018) recorded with his band, Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. He returned to Guns N’ Roses in 2016.
Time magazine named him runner-up on their list of “The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players” in 2009, while Rolling Stone placed him at number 65 on their list of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” in 2011.Guitar World ranked his guitar solo in “November Rain” number 6 on their list of “The 100 Greatest Guitar Solos” in 2008, and Total Guitar placed his riff in “Sweet Child o’ Mine” at number 1 on their list of “The 100 Greatest Riffs” in 2004. In 2010, Gibson Guitar Corporation ranked Slash as number 34 on their “Top 50 Guitarists of All Time”, while their readers landed him number 9 on Gibson’s “Top 25 Guitarists of All Time”. In 2012, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Guns N’ Roses’ classic lineup.

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

Guns N' Roses Road Crew Hollywood Rose Kings of Chaos Michael Jackson Myles Kennedy Slash's Blues Ball Slash's Snakepit Velvet Revolver Lenny Kravitz

Birth Name

Saul Hudson

Children

2

Genres

Heavy metal hard rock blues rock Glam metal

Labels

Dik Hayd Eagle Rock EMI Geffen Koch RCA Roadrunner Sony Universal Uzi Suicide

Occupation

Musician songwriter record producer

Relatives

Ola Hudson (mother)

Spouses

Ren (C)e Suran (m. 1992; div. 1997) Perla Ferrar (m. 2001; div. 2014)

Years Active

1981 present

Name

Slash

Nationality

United States of America, United King

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