Slash (musician)

British-American guitarist

Saul Hudson (born July 23, 1965), better known by his stage name Slash, is an English-American musician. Originally from Stoke-on-Trent, his family moved to Los Angeles, California when Hudson was a child. He is known for being lead guitarist of hard rock band Guns N' Roses from 1985 to 1996. After leaving the band Slash first formed Slash's Snakepit and then later co-founded Velvet Revolver with his former Guns N' Roses bandmates Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum.

Slash
Slash performing in 2023
Born
Saul Hudson

(1965-07-23) July 23, 1965 (age 58)
Occupations
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active1981–present
Spouses
Renée Suran
(m. 1992; div. 1997)
Perla Ferrar
(m. 2001; div. 2014)
Children2
RelativesOla Hudson (mother)
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsGuitar
Labels
Websitewww.slashonline.com
Signature

In August 2009, Time Magazine named him #2 on its list of the 10 Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time.

References

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  1. "Stoke & Staffordshire Local Heroes: Slash". BBC. 4 April 2006.