July 23, 1965 in Hampstead
Los Angeles, California, United States
ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist
Saul Hudson is a British-born American performer who as Slash is best known as the former lead guitarist for the hard rock group Guns N’ Roses. He formed the side group Slash’s Snakepit in 1993 and is a co-founder of the hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver. Slash was born on July 23, 1965 in London. Since 2010, he has released three solo albums: Slash (2010), Apocalyptic Love (2012) and World on Fire (2014). Slash’s guitar solos on songs like “November Rain” and “Sweet Child o’ Mine” are considered mainstay riffs in the hard rock genre.