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Slash

Slash performing with The Nightwatchman in 2008.
Background information
Birth name Saul Hudson
Born 23 July 1965 (1965-07-23) (age 44)
Stoke-on-Trent, England
Origin Los Angeles, California,
United States
Genres Hard rock, blues-rock, heavy metal[1]
Occupations Musician, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Guitar, backing vocals, bass, banjo
Years active 1983–present
Labels UZI Suicide, Geffen, Koch, RCA
Associated acts Guns N' Roses, Slash's Snakepit, Slash's Blues Ball, Velvet Revolver, Hollywood Rose, Lenny Kravitz, Michael Jackson, Derek Sherinian, Poison, Alter Bridge, Myles Kennedy
Website Official website
Notable instruments
Gibson Les Paul
.Saul Hudson (born 23 July 1965), better known by his stage name Slash, is a British and American musician.^ For guitarist Saul Hudson , better known by his stage name, Slash, this moment of clarity happened when he was only fourteen.
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^ In 1965, Saul Hudson was born in Hampstead, which is a suburb of London, England.
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^ Birthdate : July 23, 1965 .
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[2] .Best-known as the former lead guitarist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he performed and recorded between 1985 and 1996, he later formed the eponymous Slash's Snakepit and co-founded Velvet Revolver with his former bandmates Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum.^ Guns N' Roses and and as the current lead guitarist of Velvet Revolver .
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^ In the past 15 years he formed two awesome bands, slash's snakepit and velvet revolver.
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^ He is most famous for his tenure as a member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he performed and recorded from 1985 to 1990.

His debut solo album, Slash, is due to be released in 2010.
.Slash has received critical recognition as a guitarist.^ After receiving the 2005 “Best Guitarist” ESKY Award from Esquire Magazine Slash was quoted as saying: .
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In August 2009, Time Magazine ranked him #2 on its list of the "10 Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time".[3] He was also ranked #21 on Gigwise's list of the "50 Greatest Guitarists Ever".[4]

Contents

Early life

.His African-American mother, Ola Hudson, was born in Tennessee.^ Mother: Ola Hudson, clothing designer whose work included David Bowie's suits for The Man Who Fell To Earth and costumes for the Pointer Sisters.

^ On Friday, June 5, SLASH's mother, Ola Hudson, died of lung cancer.

^ On Friday, June 5, 2009, SLASH's mother Ola Hudson died of lung cancer in Los Angeles.

.She worked as a costume designer for David Bowie among many other actors and musicians, and his English father, Anthony Hudson, was an artist who created album covers for musicians such as Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.^ Born in Staffordshire Saul Hudson was born into the family of Ola Hudson, a costume designer for several musicians and actors, and Anthony Hudon, an artist who created album cvers.
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^ Two notable clients are Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.

^ She designed some of David Bowie's unforgettable costumes.

[5]
.Slash was raised in the city of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, until the age of 11, when his parents relocated the family to Los Angeles, California.^ Slash lived in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire until he was 11 years old and his family moved to Los Angeles, California.
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^ Slash’s mother dies in Los Angeles .

^ Saul was raised in Staffordshire until 11 when his family moved to LA. Soon after Saul’s parents divorced.
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His parents separated and he lived primarily with his mother. .He was given the nickname "Slash" by family friend Seymour Cassel because he was "always in a hurry, zipping around from one thing to another".^ It was a family friend who nicknamed Saul Hudson "SLASH".

^ He said SLASH was always in a hurry, zipping around from one thing to another.

^ It was in California that Slash received his nickname from a childhood friend because he always appeared to be busy and moving from one thing to the next.
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[6][7]
As a young boy, Slash was influenced by a musical school teacher:
.'Tangerine' from Led Zeppelin III was the very first song I mastered.^ He has also immortalized the bass drum triplet, as heard in Good Times, Bad Times, and many other Led Zeppelin songs.
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^ The band sign and recorded on Led Zeppelin's Swan Song Records (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swan_Song_Records).
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^ Dazed And Confused - Jimmy Page (The Song Remains The Same/Led Zeppelin) 44.

.I had a teacher at school who had a Les Paul and he was always playing Cream and Zeppelin licks and whatever.^ Gladys Thelma HOOVER, 36, wife of Paul A. HOOVER, teacher in Delong schools, died at 11:05 o'clock Saturday evening at her home near Delong.

^ His wife was Agnes McKEE, who was a school teacher in Rochester for a number of years and who later taught in Joseph, Oregon.

^ During his life, he played with musical icons and invented the Gibson Les Paul guitar.

And when I heard him do that I said "That's what I want to do".[8]
.After deciding to form a band with friend Steven Adler, Slash decided to pick up the bass guitar as Adler had declared himself lead guitarist.^ Inspired by his music teacher Saul picked up bass guitar and started a band with his friend Steven Adler as the lead guitarist.
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^ He then adopted the nickname Slash, a nickname given to him by actor and family friend Seymour Cassel, as his stage name and formed a Motorhead tribute band with Steven Adler.
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^ However after seeing another music teacher of his play Brown Sugar by ear Saul was inspired to pick up the guitar instead.
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.Slash stopped in at Fairfax Music School and told the receptionist he wanted to play the bass, and at that time met his teacher Robert Wolin.^ Slash now plays most of the time on various Gibson Les Paul Standard guitars.

^ Inspired by his music teacher Saul picked up bass guitar and started a band with his friend Steven Adler as the lead guitarist.
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^ The collaboration started when Simon Cowell whose Sysco Music Label will release the album met SLASH at Elton John's Oscars' party.

.Wolin told him that in order to learn he would need a bass of his own.^ The 46-year-old firstborn child of the former Beatle told The Daily Telegraph that his father once said that he would try to contact him when he died.

.Slash went home and asked his grandmother and was given a worn-out, single stringed flamenco guitar.^ We were disappointed to hear that SLASH's solo album won't be out till after the first of the year, so we asked him why that was.

^ But everything changed in his world the day he first held the beat-up one-string guitar his grandmother had discarded in a closet.
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^ Though his parents were civil and caring, Slash suffered enormously, shuttling between his oft-destitute father’s apartment, Ola’s home, and his maternal grandmother’s apartment.
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.After hearing Wolin play "Brown Sugar" by ear, Slash realized that the guitar was his calling.^ Slash has made a fine living of playing a real guitar.
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^ However after seeing another music teacher of his play Brown Sugar by ear Saul was inspired to pick up the guitar instead.
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^ Then he got a call from his manager and actually became part of "Guitar Hero III." Beat a virtual Slash at playing "Welcome To The Jungle," and you beat the game.
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.He subsequently dropped out of high school to focus on music.^ He then dropped out of school to focus solely on music.
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^ In 1929, he went to Tucson, Ariz., to take post graduate work in music, preparing himself to teach and direct bands in high schools.

^ Eventually, SLASH gave up on school and dropped out in eleventh grade.

In a Rolling Stone magazine article, he remarked:
My big awakening happened when I was fourteen. .I'd been trying to get into this older girl's pants for a while, and she finally let me come over to her house.^ All but the sourest acknowledge those moments when everything falls into place: 'Maybe I'm Amazed', 'Jet', 'Live And Let Die', 'Coming Up'.

We hung out, smoked some pot and listened to Aerosmith's Rocks. It hit me like a fucking ton of bricks. I sat there listening to it over and over, and totally blew off this girl. .I remember riding my bike back to my grandma's house knowing that my life had changed.^ I spent a lot of time in Brooklyn during my teenage years, and I was very fortunate to come through that time period healthy, and to change my life and get back on course.

^ My line goes back to a William Womack IV in TN, but I do not know much detail about the line.
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^ I haven’t written much lately and I am back because my granny is very sick, in fact don’t know how much she has left ...
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Now I identified with something.[9]

Career

Early career

.In 1983, Slash formed the band Road Crew, a Motörhead tribute band (named for the Motörhead song "We Are The Road Crew") with childhood friend Steven Adler.^ SLASH met Steven Adler, formed the band Road Crew, and was looking for a good singer.

^ He then adopted the nickname Slash, a nickname given to him by actor and family friend Seymour Cassel, as his stage name and formed a Motorhead tribute band with Steven Adler.
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^ SLASH and Steven Adler both got a restraining order for a crazed stalker.

.He placed an advertisement in a newspaper for a bassist, and received a response from Duff McKagan.^ SLASH found his bass player in Duff McKagan when Duff answered an ad SLASH had placed in the paper.

^ PM Alright I just added Duff McKagan so I guess we'll make it so bassists gear is also allowed.
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.When Road Crew disbanded, Slash joined a local band known as Black Sheep.^ After they disbanded Slash joined the local band Black Sheep.
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^ SLASH joined band after band jamming with other young musicians.

^ Slash was introduced to Axl Rose by a mutual friend of the two and months later Rose invited Slash and Adler to join his new band Guns N’ Roses.
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.Headed by Willie Bass, the band shared an agent with another new group known as Hollywood Rose.^ After breaking up his first band, the Libertines, several times, he finally started a new group, Babyshambles.

^ Bands before GN'R: A.X.L, Rose (later know as Hollywood Rose), L.A. Guns.

^ Bands before GN'R include: Naughty Women (a punk band), the Babysitters, the Atoms, Shire, A.X.L, Rose (later know as Hollywood Rose), and London.

In 1984, both bands opened for Christian metal band Stryper. .After the show, Slash and lead singer Axl Rose were introduced to one another by a friend.^ Según Slash lo que más le alucinaba de vivir en Hollywood era haber conocido a un tío de Indiana, llamado W.Axl Rose.

^ One of the songs that drove the crowd wild was Perry Farrell on "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" with SLASH doing the lead guitar honors.

^ SLASH went to see Axl perform and immediately wanted to steal him from Izzy, but the two Indiana natives were fast friends.

.The two quickly became friends, and several months later, Slash and Steven Adler were invited to join with Axl Rose, Duff McKagan and Izzy Stradlin as the band Guns N' Roses.^ Steven Adler é o baterista original do Guns N' Roses.

^ Slash was introduced to Axl Rose by a mutual friend of the two and months later Rose invited Slash and Adler to join his new band Guns N’ Roses.
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^ He found salvation in the form of four young men of equal mind: Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, Steven Adler, and Duff McKagan.
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Guns N' Roses and mainstream success

Guns N' Roses toured bars and opened for larger acts throughout 1985 and 1986. It was during this period that they wrote most of their classic material, including "Welcome to the Jungle", "Sweet Child o' Mine", and "Paradise City". During this time, they were scouted by several major record labels, and signed with Geffen and they were tagged the "Most Dangerous Band In The World". In 1988, Slash remarked:
.For some strange reason, Guns N' Roses is like the catalyst for controversy, even before we had any kind of record deal.^ Even songs were written and some of them went like this half Hungarian and half Romanian.

^ SLASH would like to see more announced on this after or even before his new album is out.

^ I saw Guns & Roses and the former Hollywood Rose on the Sunset Strip before they became famous.
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[10]
.With 28 million copies sold (18 million just in the United States), Appetite for Destruction is the best-selling debut album of all time worldwide and in the US[11][12].^ The album has sold over 25 million copies worldwide.
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^ STP's five albums have sold over 17 million copies.
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^ The album has now sold an estimated 40 million copies worldwide.

.By 1988, Guns N' Roses scored its first #1 hit with "Sweet Child o' Mine," a song spearheaded by Slash's riff and guitar solo.^ Sweet child o' mine.

^ "Sweet Child o' Mine" - rockowa ballada hardrockowej grupy Guns N' Roses.
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^ 'We have such a great art force, we are like an artwork factory,' Ash explains, 'we've done tour merchandising for Guns N' Roses and AC/DC. We've designed Slash's album cover for his solo project called 'Snakepit.'

In 1988, Guns N' Roses released G N' R Lies. .Though this album only had eight tracks (four of which had already been released), it sold over 5 million copies.^ The album has sold over 25 million copies worldwide.
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^ STP's five albums have sold over 17 million copies.
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^ The album has now sold an estimated 40 million copies worldwide.

.In 1991, after a four-year hiatus, the band released Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II.^ Use Your Illusion II (17.
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^ Dirty, volatile, and as authentic as the streets that weaned them, they fought their way to the top with groundbreaking albums such as the iconic Appetite for Destruction and Use Your Illusion I and II .
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^ Hij drumt nog op welgeteld één nummer van de Use Your Illusion-albums, namelijk Civil War.

.That year, Guns N' Roses embarked on the 28-month Use Your Illusion tour.^ Use Your Illusion II (17.
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^ Hij drumt nog op welgeteld één nummer van de Use Your Illusion-albums, namelijk Civil War.

^ He says he could do a one off or a short tour with the original band, but he would never walk on stage with a band pretending to be the Guns N'Roses band.

.Upon completion of the tour, Slash was naturalized, becoming an American citizen.^ SLASH's Snakepit began their tour by opening for AC/DC on the North American leg of their tour.

^ After the Illusions tours, Guns N'Roses went on a well-deserved hiatus, and SLASH became a U.S citizen.

.In the mid-1990s, Slash wrote several songs for what would have become Guns N' Roses' follow-up album to Use Your Illusion I and II.^ Dirty, volatile, and as authentic as the streets that weaned them, they fought their way to the top with groundbreaking albums such as the iconic Appetite for Destruction and Use Your Illusion I and II .
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^ 'We have such a great art force, we are like an artwork factory,' Ash explains, 'we've done tour merchandising for Guns N' Roses and AC/DC. We've designed Slash's album cover for his solo project called 'Snakepit.'

^ The song would become a massive album-oriented rock (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Album-oriented_rock) FM radio (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FM_radio) hit which, despite its success, was never released as a single.
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.Rose rejected the material, leading Slash to form Slash's Snakepit, a side-project that saw support from Matt Sorum, Gilby Clarke, Dizzy Reed, Mike Inez, and Eric Dover.^ Slash left GUNS N' ROSES in the mid-'90s, forming SLASH'S SNAKEPIT before later assembling VELVET REVOLVER with several other ex-members of GUNS N' ROSES and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland.
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^ International gigs haven't gone smoothly of late for Velvet Revolver, the marquee-name rock group Slash formed with ex-Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland, ex-Wasted Youth guitarist Dave Kushner and fellow Guns N' Roses alums Duff McKagan (bass) and Matt Sorum (drums).
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^ Matt Sorum, Gilby Clarke, Mike Inez, Eric Dover, and SLASH formed SLASH's Snakepit and recorded the album IT'S FIVE O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE. Never content to stay home and smell the roses, SLASH went on the road with his touring band: Gilby Clarke, Brian Tichy, James Lomenso, Eric Dover.

.The band recorded Slash's material and released It's Five O'Clock Somewhere in 1995. Critically, the album was praised for ignoring the conventions of grunge and alternative music.^ Bands before GN'R include: London, Road Crew, Hollywood Rose Current band: Slash's Snakepit Snakepit Albums: It's Five O'Clock Somewhere (1995) Out of GN'R: October 30, 1996 Other projects: Slash's Blues Ball Other jobs: Has worked in a music store, Mc Donald's and Blockbuster.

^ Matt Sorum, Gilby Clarke, Mike Inez, Eric Dover, and SLASH formed SLASH's Snakepit and recorded the album IT'S FIVE O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE. Never content to stay home and smell the roses, SLASH went on the road with his touring band: Gilby Clarke, Brian Tichy, James Lomenso, Eric Dover.

^ In the mid-90’s Slash started the side project Slash’s Snakepit which released It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere to great critical and financial acclaim.
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.It also fared well on the charts, eventually selling over 1.2 million copies in the United States with little promotion from Geffen Records.^ He has released or appeared on recordings that have sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.

^ KISS has sold 63 million albums worldwide and has been awarded 22 gold albums (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_recording_sales_certification) to date, and has certified sales of 19 million records in the United States.
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^ The record was released in 1980 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980_in_music) and, to date, it has sold in excess of 40 million copies worldwide, making it the second biggest selling album of all time.
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Side projects and session work

.After his departure from Guns N' Roses, Slash focused on his side-project, Snakepit, playing a few tour dates before disbanding the group in 1998. Over the next decade, Slash became an in-demand session musician, recording music with the likes of Alice Cooper, Sammy Hagar, Insane Clown Posse, Ronnie Wood, Bad Company, Cheap Trick, Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder.^ Slash left GUNS N' ROSES in the mid-'90s, forming SLASH'S SNAKEPIT before later assembling VELVET REVOLVER with several other ex-members of GUNS N' ROSES and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland.
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^ 'We have such a great art force, we are like an artwork factory,' Ash explains, 'we've done tour merchandising for Guns N' Roses and AC/DC. We've designed Slash's album cover for his solo project called 'Snakepit.'

^ Bands before GN'R include: London, Road Crew, Hollywood Rose Current band: Slash's Snakepit Snakepit Albums: It's Five O'Clock Somewhere (1995) Out of GN'R: October 30, 1996 Other projects: Slash's Blues Ball Other jobs: Has worked in a music store, Mc Donald's and Blockbuster.

.In 1990, Slash was contacted by Michael Jackson to work on his upcoming album, Dangerous.^ SLASH is really busy with the solo album, but he took some time out recently to work with an old friend.

^ SLASH commented on Michael Jackson while leaving Katsuya in Hollywood on July 30.

^ SLASH is now working on his solo album and is using different singers for each song.

.Slash played guitar on the single "Give In to Me"; he also appeared in the music video of the latter.^ SLASH played on some of Michael's songs, and he said he liked "Give In To Me" best.

^ BennyStruggle : Comparing Matt Bellamy to Slash, Hendrix, Page, Petrucci or any of the so called "gurus" is not only insulting but also sickening to the music and the guitar as an instrument.
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^ SLASH remarked that he will never play guitar for GNR again.

.On several occasions, Slash appeared onstage with Jackson, performing "Black or White" during the Dangerous World Tour.^ SLASH appears and is asked how influential Anvil was to the thrash metal world.

^ SLASH has been to zoos around the world when he was on tour and has come to know a great deal about animals and zoos.

^ On Monday, March 28 SLASH appeared with Tom Morello, Serj Sankian, Shooter Jennings and others performed as part of The Justice Tour.

.March 2010" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Slash and Jackson appeared together at the MTV Video Music Awards of 1992 and 1995.^ On Monday, March 28 SLASH appeared with Tom Morello, Serj Sankian, Shooter Jennings and others performed as part of The Justice Tour.

^ Jay-Z closed the MTV Video Music Awards with a song for New York Sunday night.
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[13] .Slash played guitar on "D.S.", a controversial song from the HIStory album of 1995 and "Morphine" from the 1997 remix album Blood on the Dance Floor.^ Then he got a call from his manager and actually became part of "Guitar Hero III." Beat a virtual Slash at playing "Welcome To The Jungle," and you beat the game.
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^ SLASH played on some of Michael's songs, and he said he liked "Give In To Me" best.

^ SLASH remarked that he will never play guitar for GNR again.

[14][15] In 2001, Slash joined Jackson on stage at the Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special playing guitar while Jackson performed his songs, "Black or White" and "Beat It". Slash also plays the guitar solo for the Michael Jackson song "Privacy", of the Invincible album, right after Michael screams: "Slash!", Michael also does this right before Slash's solo on D.S.
.In 1995, Quentin Tarantino asked Slash to contribute some songs to the soundtrack of his adaptation of the film Jackie Brown.^ SLASH played on some of Michael's songs, and he said he liked "Give In To Me" best.

^ "I don't know about other bands, but for this band in particular, I guess you know in some ways we deserve it," Slash said when asked whether it's fair the band is tagged with the reputation.
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^ SLASH performed some Black Eyed Peas and GNR songs with Fergie at Cokefest in Detroit.

Several Snakepit compositions can be heard throughout the film. In 1996, Slash collaborated with Marta Sánchez to record the flamenco-inspired song, "Obsession-Confession" for the Curdled soundtrack. The song was received well by Smooth Jazz radio stations. .Later that year, Slash also played live with Alice Cooper at Sammy Hagar's club Cabo Wabo in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.^ SLASH, Perry Farrell and Tom Morello will play as a supergroup at this year's Road to Recovery Tenth Anniversary Benefit Concert.

^ Playing to small venues, SLASH was able to get back to playing in clubs and being toe-to-toe with the audience.

^ Alice Cooper and SLASH have confirmed that Alice will guest on SLASH's forthcoming solo album.

The show was recorded and released the following year as A Fistful of Alice.
.In 1997, Slash (alongside the late Ol' Dirty Bastard and hit alternative rock band Fishbone) appeared on BLACKstreet's rock remix version of their hit single "Fix". In 2003, he participated in the Yardbirds' comeback record Birdland, released on the Favored Nations label.^ While initially dismissed as Rolling Stones knock-offs, the band came into its own during the mid-1970s with a string of hit records.
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^ A live version with his vocals appears on the odds'n'ends compilation Still , but New Order completed it and released it shortly thereafter as their first single.

^ A subsequent live version released as a single in October 1975 reached #12, the first of six Top 20 songs for KISS in the 1970s.
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.He played lead guitar in the track "Over, Under, Sideways, Down". In early 2003, Slash also made an appearance at a rally to protest the coming War in Iraq called "Peace on the Beach", performing the song "Imagine" by John Lennon.^ Slash has made a fine living of playing a real guitar.
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^ Then he got a call from his manager and actually became part of "Guitar Hero III." Beat a virtual Slash at playing "Welcome To The Jungle," and you beat the game.
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^ Robert Plant's voice and singing technique was very unusual compared to rock lead singers of the 1960s such as John Lennon, Mick Jagger and others.
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Ed Kowalczyk provided vocals during this performance.
.In 2000, he chose to regroup Slash's Snakepit to release his second solo effort, titled Ain't Life Grand.^ The new album was released October 10, 2000 in the US with the upbeat title Ain't Life Grand .

^ In the mid-90’s Slash started the side project Slash’s Snakepit which released It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere to great critical and financial acclaim.
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.The album did well on the charts, reaching platinum status.^ Their debut record, Let the Music Do the Talking, reached #47 on the Billboard album charts and sold 250,000 copies.
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^ The album reached #2 on the charts and sold over a million copies.
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^ The album reached #3 on both the US (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States) and UK (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom) charts.
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To promote it further, Slash embarked on an extensive world tour with AC/DC in the summer of 2000.
.In 2002, he reunited with Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum for a benefit/tribute concert for Randy Castillo.^ He currently plays in Velvet Revolver with ex-band mates Duff and Matt Sorum.
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.Realizing they still had the chemistry of their days in Guns N' Roses, they decided to form a new band together.^ Slash was introduced to Axl Rose by a mutual friend of the two and months later Rose invited Slash and Adler to join his new band Guns N’ Roses.
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^ I would highly recommend this book to any fan of Slash or Guns N' Roses back in the day.
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^ He is most famous for his tenure as a member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he performed and recorded from 1985 to 1990.

.The band that featured Slash, McKagan, and Sorum also featured former Buckcherry members Keith Nelson and Josh Todd.^ Led Zep's nonsinging members are reuniting for a tour which will feature new vocalist (former Creed) Scott Stapp.

^ The Beatles may be the biggest cultural icon of the past century but former band member Paul McCartney says he is tired of being the icon.

^ Adler fece parte della band Road Crew formata nel 1983, vi facevano parte anche Slash e Duff McKagan.

.Later Duff put out a statement that Josh and Keith didn't quite fit with the band, and they added Dave Kushner as rhythm guitar and, after a long search, Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland.^ Why can't they put it out again?
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^ Izzy decided he did not want to tour although he might jump in and out of a tour, and the guys picked up the guitarist from Duff's Loaded band, Dave Kushner.

^ The long hair, jeans and t-shirts that he wore even then didn't exactly fit with the other kids.

.In 2006, Slash performed a guest spot on keyboardist Derek Sherinian's solo album Blood of the Snake covering the 1970 Mungo Jerry hit single "In the Summertime", also featuring Billy Idol on vocals.^ Alice Cooper and SLASH have confirmed that Alice will guest on SLASH's forthcoming solo album.

^ SLASH issued an update on the solo album.

^ 'We have such a great art force, we are like an artwork factory,' Ash explains, 'we've done tour merchandising for Guns N' Roses and AC/DC. We've designed Slash's album cover for his solo project called 'Snakepit.'

.A video was also made featuring Slash, Billy, and Derek for this song.^ The video made for this song featured Kim Basinger (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Basinger) as a corpse stolen by Petty which he dresses as a bride.
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^ If you get a chance to see the video on YouTube, you should do that as SLASH is featured.

^ It's an uncensored Epic video for the album and features interviews with Alice and SLASH along with others.

Velvet Revolver, solo career, and the future

Slash with Velvet Revolver in 2004
.Velvet Revolver began as "The Project", a venture by Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum to find a new lead singer.^ Matt has both SLASH and Duff modeling his sharp new suits.

^ Slash, Velvet Revolver founding member and guitarist, lives in California with his wife, Perla, and their two children.
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^ Via Blabbermouth : Matthew Flamm of Crain's New York Business reports that former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash just sold his autobiography to HarperCollins.
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.On rhythm guitar, they initially worked with Izzy Stradlin, and they were offered to open for The Rolling Stones but Slash, Duff and Matt wanted to have a lead singer; after this Izzy became less involved.^ Nice work but if you look at some of the live performances of paradise city, you will see that the main riff is played by both guitarists, slash and izzy stradlin, and only the top string is played.
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^ While initially dismissed as Rolling Stones knock-offs, the band came into its own during the mid-1970s with a string of hit records.
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^ He found salvation in the form of four young men of equal mind: Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, Steven Adler, and Duff McKagan.
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.They would find their second guitarist in the form of Dave Kushner, who had previously played with McKagan in "Loaded" prior to this project.^ Nevermind says on 24/Sep/07 How about the other VR guitarist, Dave Kushner?
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^ Martin : So she was a seamstress in a way Ted : In a way she was a seamstress, and they would pay her in form of milk, or whatever else she wanted they would bring it to her.

For many months, the four of them listened to demo tapes of potential lead singers, a monotonous process (documented by VH1). .After many months, Slash and the others were almost ready to give up.^ Blackburn's last pastorate was at Phoenix, Ariz., which he was forced to give up several months ago on account of ill health.

^ Minor mistakes were left on the record and a very simple musical set-up was used to give the record an almost-live feel.
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.However, Stone Temple Pilots had recently imploded, allowing lead singer Scott Weiland to volunteer to record a song with the band.^ While initially dismissed as Rolling Stones knock-offs, the band came into its own during the mid-1970s with a string of hit records.
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^ However, the band never released it, thinking the song was too adventurous.

^ King Biscuit Time - C I AM 15 - 3:19 New project from the Beta Band lead singer, which basically just sounds like a Beta Band song.

Realizing there was chemistry between each member, Weiland officially joined the band in 2003.[citation needed]
.Velvet Revolver played several concerts in the summer of that year and released their first single, "Set Me Free" as part of the soundtrack for The Hulk.^ SLASH, Perry Farrell and Tom Morello will play as a supergroup at this year's Road to Recovery Tenth Anniversary Benefit Concert.

^ Sir Paul McCartney is set to release a 14-minute Beatles track, 41 years after its only public performance, it has emerged.

^ A subsequent live version released as a single in October 1975 reached #12, the first of six Top 20 songs for KISS in the 1970s.
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.In June 2004, they released their first studio album, Contraband.^ They did release the 1982 album Metal on Metal considered one of the most influential thrash metal records of all time.

^ This is Ozzy's first solo album; and one of the two studio albums he recorded before Rhoads's death in March 1982 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1982).
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^ It was the first album released under the Plastic Ono Band's name since 1973's Feeling The Space.

.A 19-month long tour ensued, as the album went double platinum and re-established Slash as a mainstream performer.^ Whether you’re at the park or on the track, the Slash delivers sophisticated performance and handling that makes the race track anywhere you want to drive.
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^ On Monday, March 28 SLASH appeared with Tom Morello, Serj Sankian, Shooter Jennings and others performed as part of The Justice Tour.

^ SLASH also says that he will be touring in support of the new album.

.After the tour concluded, he and his bandmates took a lengthy break before beginning work on their second album.^ SLASH is really busy with the solo album, but he took some time out recently to work with an old friend.

.In July 2007, Velvet Revolver released the critically acclaimed Libertad, a follow-up to their multi-platinum debut.^ Recorded as the follow-up to 1972 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1972)'s critically acclaimed Exile on Main St. Exile_on_Main_St.
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Following their second studio album, Velvet Revolver also began a second tour. .On March 20, 2008 Weiland announced to their audience that it would be Velvet Revolver's final tour.^ Two new names were flying around the internet as the replacement for Scott Weiland in Velvet Revolver.

.Matt Sorum posted a message on his website the next day discussing the band's situation and said, "You could tell who was unhappy last night" and "some people in this business don't realize how great of a life they have".[16] Weiland shot back by telling Blabbermouth.net, "Well, first of all, the state of my family affairs is really none of his business, since he is too immature to have a real relationship, let alone children.^ You said it well, Blossom.
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^ I've been a non-smoker all my life.

^ I really enjoy this letter a lot - obviously for the insight it gives into my grandparents' secret office romance, but also how it reveals my grandfather's sense of humor.

.So don't attempt to stand in a man's shoes when you haven't walked his path."
On April 1, 2008 Weiland officially split from Velvet Revolver.^ Two new names were flying around the internet as the replacement for Scott Weiland in Velvet Revolver.

.On May 31, 2006, Slash was joined by Rob Zombie on vocals, another former Guns N' Roses axeman Gilby Clarke on rhythm guitar, Scott Ian of Anthrax on bass, Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee on drums, and surprise guest Ace Frehley of Kiss for a rendition of God of Thunder.^ The British born, California-raised axeman will work with writer Anthony Bozza, who helped MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee pen his memoir, "Tommyland".
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^ Via Blabbermouth : Matthew Flamm of Crain's New York Business reports that former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash just sold his autobiography to HarperCollins.
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^ Slash was introduced to Axl Rose by a mutual friend of the two and months later Rose invited Slash and Adler to join his new band Guns N’ Roses.
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.The occasion was a one-time supergroup tribute to Kiss for the VH1 Rock Honors Award Show.^ Together they became Guns N' Roses, one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands of all time.
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Cover for the video game Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock with Slash in the middle and two other playable characters in the game, Judy Nails (left) and Lars Ümlaüt (right).
.Slash is a playable character in the video game Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, and his likeness appears on the game cover.^ The SLASH figure comes with a guitar and stands on a 5 by 3 1/2 inch deep Guitar Hero logo base.

^ Slash continues to appear on stage usually with other artist for benefits or the like.
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^ McFarlane Toys have announced the February release of the SLASH action figure based on the SLASH Guitar Hero.

Slash did motion capture with RedOctane to record his movements for the game. .Beating Slash in a one-on-one competition (playing an original composition he recorded solely for the game), unlocks him as a playable character.^ SLASH said he would not be playing at the Ball although he was originally listed as one of the artists.

^ May/06 a friend of mine partied with him one night very recently and said slash was around 5-9 and with a belly.
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^ Granted, that's a better GN'R bio title than one for solely Slash, but it's so good that the publishers should just snatch it up!
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.Beating him in this challenge leads to the player and Slash playing the master track of "Welcome to the Jungle" as an encore song.^ You will need the media player below to view the movie: Click the Play button below to Watch the Traxxas Slash XL-5 in Action .
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^ SLASH played on some of Michael's songs, and he said he liked "Give In To Me" best.

^ Personally, I reckon Slash is 5'10'' - I saw him playing live earlier this year and he's by no means shorter than that.
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[17][18]
.In 2007, Slash performed with Paulina Rubio on the hit Latin single "Nada Puede Cambiarme". On March 12, 2007. Slash and Velvet Revolver paid tribute to Van Halen by inducting the band into the Rock N' Roll hall of fame.^ Monday, March 12, 2007 .

^ Slash, Velvet Revolver founding member and guitarist, lives in California with his wife, Perla, and their two children.
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^ While initially dismissed as Rolling Stones knock-offs, the band came into its own during the mid-1970s with a string of hit records.
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The band also played two covers.
.Slash appears on the cover of Guitar World for their July 2007 issue, the "20 year salute to Appetite for Destruction", entitled "The Cat In The Hat Is Back". It pictures Slash holding his guitar with a snake crawling up the neck.^ But everything changed in his world the day he first held the beat-up one-string guitar his grandmother had discarded in a closet.
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^ Gates was born in Chicago, July 20, 1864, and moved to Ora 20 years ago.

^ SLASH appears and is asked how influential Anvil was to the thrash metal world.

.Slash made numerous contributions to The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star by Nikki Sixx, published September 18, 2007.[19] He also played guitar with them at Crüe Fest.^ "Stay" is another funk-rock song in the vein of "Golden Years" but with a more complex structure and some incendiary guitar solos courtesy of Carlos Alomar.

^ SLASH remarked that he will never play guitar for GNR again.

^ False_God 08-25-2007, 03:19 PM Some one should ressurect Guitar geek without the part where you would get sued.:p: .
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.An autobiography titled simply Slash was published on October 30, 2007.[20] It was co-written with Anthony Bozza.^ Granted, that's a better GN'R bio title than one for solely Slash, but it's so good that the publishers should just snatch it up!
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^ October 2007 (30) .

Slash will also be appearing in the HBO book and Documentary The Black List Vol. 1, he can be seen in a portrait on the cover of the book. It was announced by Kerrang! Magazine that Slash was going to appear on Ace Frehley's next solo album.[21]
.Slash planned to record a solo album after the third Velvet Revolver album, but after the departure of singer Scott Weiland and time-consuming searches for a new singer for the band, he decided to record a solo album first.^ Avenged Sevenfold's singer M. Shadows is rumored to have recorded a guest appearance on SLASH's new solo album.

^ SLASH issued an update on the solo album.

^ SLASH announced on his myspace that he is in the studio recording his solo album.

On September 30, 2008, he began recording demos for the upcoming album. .Slash was quoted saying that the work alone in the studio on the solo album was "cathartic", and that he really enjoyed working alone in the studio.^ Steven says he is going to play on SLASH's solo album, too.

^ SLASH issued an update on the solo album.

^ SLASH announced on his myspace that he is in the studio recording his solo album.

.He also said he plans to bring a different singer for each song on the album, and that he has a list of guests to appear on the album, and most of them are already committed, though he refused to tell who are those guests.^ SLASH is now working on his solo album and is using different singers for each song.

^ The list on Wikipedia may be longer than you expect, as the individuals who are Notable in America differ from those Notable in Italy or Pakistan.

^ The album title is a dedication by the band to their fans who appeared at venues they dubbed, "Houses of the Holy."
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.Rumored singers for the project include Lenny Kravitz, Sebastian Bach, Alice Cooper, Vince Neil, and past Guns N' Roses bandmates Izzy Stradlin and Duff McKagan.^ He found salvation in the form of four young men of equal mind: Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, Steven Adler, and Duff McKagan.
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^ This is a candid recollection and reflection of Slash's friendships past and present, from easygoing Izzy to ever-steady Duff to wild-child Steven and complicated Axl.
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[22]
.According to Slash's wife during an interview with Rockerrazzi.com, both Ozzy Osbourne and Fergie will make appearances on Slash's upcoming solo album, saying, "It's going to be Slash and friends, with everyone from Ozzy [Osbourne] to Fergie."[23] Other musicians set to appear on the release include Josh Freese, Chris Chaney, Travis Barker, M. Shadows and Jason Bonham.^ SLASH tweeted that he will appear at the Quart Festival in Norway with Jason Bonham and Ozzy Osbourne.

^ Steven says he is going to play on SLASH's solo album, too.

^ SLASH was interviewed by Ozzy's son, Jack Osbourne.

[24] In 2009, he played the guitar parts on the film score of The Wrestler, composed by Clint Mansell.
.On June 30, 2009, Slash performed his first solo show, at the Quart Festival in Norway.^ SLASH will be headlining on June 30, the first night of the five day festival.

^ The 2009 Quart Festival in Norway will be June 30th - July 4th.

^ Tuesday, June 30, 2009 .

.His band was comprised of Franky Perez (Scars On Broadway) on vocals, John 5 (Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson) on guitar, Chris Chaney (Jane's Addiction) on bass, Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin, Foreigner) on drums and Teddy Andreadis on keyboards.^ SLASH's band will consist of Jason Bonham, Chris Chaney, John 5, Franky Perez and Teddy Andreadis.

^ John Bonham's drumming linked with John Paul Jones' electric bass playing also define the song's power and intensity.
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^ Paul Gilbert’s projects include a Beatles cover band called Yellow Matter Custard and a Led Zeppelin cover band called Hammer of the Gods both with Mike Portnoy.
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.Special guests included Ozzy Osbourne, Fergie and Ron Wood.^ Special guests are Ron Wood, Ozzy and Fergie.

^ Norway's Quart Festival on June 30 was awesome according to SLASH. His special guests were Fergie, Ozzy, Ron Wood and Leah Duors.

^ SLASH & Friends will headline the first night with Ozzy Osbourne and newly announced guests Ron Wood (Rolling Stones) and Led Zep drummer Jason Bonham.

[25] .His touring band will be fronted by Alter Bridge vocalist Myles Kennedy, who provided vocals on Slash's song "Starlight" from his self-titled debut solo album.^ SLASH takes a stab at country on their self-titled debut album.

^ SLASH issued an update on the solo album.

^ Appetite for Destruction remains the best selling debut album of all time due in no smal part to Slash’s riff and solos for songs like Welcome to the Jungle, Sweet Child O’ Mine, and Paradise City.
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Television appearances

.Slash appeared as a recurring caricature of himself in Robert Evans' animated television series Kid Notorious which aired in 2003 on Comedy Central.^ List of Winners of the 38th annual NAACP Image Awards: TELEVISION CATEGORIES: Comedy series: "Ugly Betty" Director of comedy series: "Kenneth Whittingham, "The Office."

.As in real life, Slash is Evans' close friend and next-door neighbor.^ SLASH is really busy with the solo album, but he took some time out recently to work with an old friend.

[26] .He appeared as the guest mentor for rock n roll week of American Idol (Season 8) on May 5, 2009.[27].^ The biggest news with SLASH is that he was asked to do the mentoring for the four remaining contestants on American Idol.

^ May 17 2009, 03:31 PM QUOTE (NP @ May 17 2009, 05:27 PM) She didn't.
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^ NP May 17 2009, 02:27 PM She didn't.
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He has also had spots on the Drew Carey Show and South Park

Personal life

.In 1990, a heavy metal video called "Hard N' Heavy" was released containing music, concert footage and interviews.^ In a Spring, 1986 interview with British heavy metal magazine Kerrang!
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^ With this first release, the band established itself as a leader in the emerging and commercially successful U.S. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States) heavy metal music (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heavy_metal_music) genre of the 1980s.
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^ Dokken's music consists of traditional metal characterized by extravagant use of lead guitars and soaring melodic vocals backed by a heavy thumping bass.
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.The video included Slash and McKagan appearing with the band Great White at a "Children of the Night" Benefit concert in LA for abused homeless children, the performance helped raise money for housing to aid the underprivileged.^ SLASH, Perry Farrell and Tom Morello will play as a supergroup at this year's Road to Recovery Tenth Anniversary Benefit Concert.

^ SLASH and a host of artists including Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco, Boyz II Men joined in to support Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas' Peapod Foundation benefit concert.

^ Slash continues to appear on stage usually with other artist for benefits or the like.
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[28] He also performed at an anti-Iraq War festival in 2003.[citation needed]
.Slash is married to Perla Ferrar, with whom he has two sons, London Emilio and Cash Anthony.^ Slash, Velvet Revolver founding member and guitarist, lives in California with his wife, Perla, and their two children.
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^ His parents were James and Elizabeth BURNS. His wife who was Margaret L. BURNS and whom he married sixty years ago, died two years ago.

^ SLASH with Perla and London were seen in Park City during the Sundance Film Festival.

[29] .The family lives in Los Angeles.^ If you live in Los Angeles, you're probably up on the Billy-dispute between SLASH and actress Lily Tomlin.

Feud with Axl Rose

.In 2007, Slash admitted to going to Rose's home with the intention to settle a long-standing legal dispute and make peace with his former band mate.^ There was a rumor going around that SLASH had bought Robbie Williams' former Los Angeles home.

^ Yeah, slash makes your ****in' day POSTED: 11/03/2007 - 07:43 pm / quote .
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.Slash elaborated on the incident in his autobiography, claiming that what actually occurred was that he simply went to Rose's house while intoxicated and left a note asking Rose to contact him to settle a pending lawsuit.^ We were disappointed to hear that SLASH's solo album won't be out till after the first of the year, so we asked him why that was.

^ He was asked what his greatest memory of the King of Pop was and SLASH said "just watching him work".

^ Heath Sammons fulfilled a dream by jamming with SLASH. His family contacted SLASH, and SLASH first had some phone calls with Heath, and then he invited Heath to come to L.A. and jam with him.

.He also added that he had not actually spoken to Rose in person since leaving Guns N' Roses in 1996.[30] Slash further stated that incident's publicity created a rift in Velvet Revolver; as his bandmates were unsure of what Slash had actually done and Slash had confronted Weiland over his scathing reply to Rose, feeling that Weiland did not have the "right" to criticize Rose, not actually knowing him.^ Via Blabbermouth : Matthew Flamm of Crain's New York Business reports that former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash just sold his autobiography to HarperCollins.
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^ When asked if the feather was actually a message from John, Julian added: "That's difficult to say - but what it did do for me was to motivate me to do something positive and for me that is the most important thing."

^ SLASH commented on Michael Jackson while leaving Katsuya in Hollywood on July 30.

[31] .In March 2009, Slash responded to an interview in which Rose referred to him as "a cancer", saying that "it doesn't really affect me at all.^ SLASH says he doesn't see how he can wait till next year to put the album out.

^ SLASH, Perla, London and Cash were at the Nickolodeon 2009 Kids' Choice Awards held at the UCLA Pauley Pavilion on March 28 in Westwood, Calfornia.

The fact that he has anything to say at all it's like 'Whatever, dude'."[32]

Equipment

Guitars

.Slash owns more than 100 guitars.^ Perry has written a lot more awesome riffs than slash, so i got to give him that, and i think his solos are more melodic than slash’s too, which i like.
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^ I’m not a big fan of Slash, or Joe Perry, but I tend to like Perry’s guitar playing a bit more.
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[33] .The guitar he recorded Appetite For Destruction with was a hand made flame-top 1959 Les Paul replica with no pick guard and two Seymour Duncan pickups.^ SLASH said, "The new Les Paul is going to be tight, the best SLASH model yet, without a doubt....It is modeled after the guitar I recorded Appetite for Destruction with.

^ One of which was a prized Gibson signed by SLASH. When SLASH learned of the loss, he sent off an Epiphone Les Paul guitar.

^ During his life, he played with musical icons and invented the Gibson Les Paul guitar.

.His main live guitar is a 1987 Les Paul Standard with three piece top (Factory Second).^ SLASH said, "The new Les Paul is going to be tight, the best SLASH model yet, without a doubt....It is modeled after the guitar I recorded Appetite for Destruction with.

^ One of which was a prized Gibson signed by SLASH. When SLASH learned of the loss, he sent off an Epiphone Les Paul guitar.

^ During his life, he played with musical icons and invented the Gibson Les Paul guitar.

It has a cracked neck in two places, but he has had it repaired and continues to use it. .Most of Slash's electric guitars have Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro pickups which are low output pickups.^ Interestingly, SLASH is going to post what gear was used on what songs although most are just one guitar and two amps - this will be posted on Myspace.

^ SLASH said the score is almost entirely electric guitar and is "awesome".

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His guitars include:
.One of Slash's favorite guitars is the aforementioned hand-made Gibson Les Paul Copy.^ Gibson Les Pauls with piezos in them.
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^ SLASH is developing a new signature model guitar with Gibson.

^ Interestingly, SLASH is going to post what gear was used on what songs although most are just one guitar and two amps - this will be posted on Myspace.

.He received it during the recording sessions for Guns N' Roses debut album, "Appetite for Destruction". When he couldn't get the right sound he was looking for, the band's manager found a 1959 Les Paul Standard copy.^ Appetite for Destruction remains the best selling debut album of all time due in no smal part to Slash’s riff and solos for songs like Welcome to the Jungle, Sweet Child O’ Mine, and Paradise City.
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^ While initially dismissed as Rolling Stones knock-offs, the band came into its own during the mid-1970s with a string of hit records.
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^ In some countries (such as Mexico) In Rock also included "Black Night", a single recorded during the sessions.
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.He has used that guitar on every album he has recorded with Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver.^ Doug I.101 : Slash is awsome, i dont like velvet revolver though, Guns n roses was the best, and why the hel does he play a epiphone now?
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^ The record is being recorded analog, so it will be released on vinyl as well as CD. Izzy Stradlin is making a rhythm guitar appearance on the album, and Steven Adler will appear on drums.

.The guitar was also the basis of the instrument his doppelgänger used in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.^ Slash Guitar Battle from Guitar Hero III .
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^ Tom Morello Guitar Battle from Guitar Hero III .
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Amplifiers

On stage, he only uses Marshall amps. .He used a rented vintage 1960s Marshall 1959 modified by Tim Caswell at SIR studios for the recording of Appetite for Destruction.^ They used the old Snakepit recording studio which was then Billy Bob Thornton's house.

^ SLASH said, "The new Les Paul is going to be tight, the best SLASH model yet, without a doubt....It is modeled after the guitar I recorded Appetite for Destruction with.

.Slash liked the amp so much he tried to keep it, telling the store that it had been stolen, but it was returned accidentally by a roadie.^ However, from a layman’s perspective, Paradise City seems much more technical, so the advantage likely goes to Slash.
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During the 1980s Slash was using a Marshall JCM 2555 Silver Jubilee Anniversary amplifier made in 1987. It featured EL34's power tubes and three ECC83 preamp tubes.
.For the recording of Velvet Revolver's debut, he used a Vox AC30 and small Fender tube amps (for "oddball" sounds).^ Starting now Blue October guitarist CB Hudson uses a Les Paul of some sort and a Vox (ac30 I believe) I'm not sure on settings or pedals.
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^ I know he uses a ES-335 or similar, a fuzz, wah and tremolo and probably a clean amp like a Fender or JC but does anyone have any specifics?
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.For the recording of Velvet Revolver's second album, he used the new Marshall Vintage Modern 2466 amp.^ Matt Sorum, drummer for Velvet Revolver, has a new line of clothes and a new men's clothing store to show them off in.

^ On his page, he recently reported that in the coming weeks he will go into the studio to record his new album, working title SLASH and Friends .

^ Slash also reported that there wasn't anything new on the Velvet Revolver front.

[citation needed]

Signature equipment

.The Gibson Guitar Corporation custom made two guitars for Slash in 1988. The first "Inspired" Slash Les Paul is a replica of one of the two guitars given to Slash by Gibson in 1988. The guitar is finished in a faded Heritage Cherry Sunburst, fitted with Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro pickups and the neck is made to the exact specs of Slash's original Les Paul.^ Gibson Les Pauls with piezos in them.
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^ He then adopted the nickname Slash, a nickname given to him by actor and family friend Seymour Cassel, as his stage name and formed a Motorhead tribute band with Steven Adler.
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^ SLASH said, "...he was one of the most stellar human beings I've ever known, rest in peace Les."

.Slash Les Paul Standard is a recreation of Slash's favorite Les Paul and is made of solid mahogany and is finished with a Antique Vintage Sunburst.^ Attendees included Richie Sambora, Joan Jett, Tony Bennett and SLASH. SLASH said that Les Paul "...was a shining example of how full one's life can be".

^ SLASH said, "The new Les Paul is going to be tight, the best SLASH model yet, without a doubt....It is modeled after the guitar I recorded Appetite for Destruction with.

^ One of which was a prized Gibson signed by SLASH. When SLASH learned of the loss, he sent off an Epiphone Les Paul guitar.

.Just like the custom shop version the guitar is fitted with Seymor Duncan Alnico II Pro pickups and a neck modeled after Slash's original.^ I know Michael originally used Randalls then switched to kranks (unless they're just on stage and their randalls are still backstage), and Chris has a Caparison custom guitar, Michael has his ESP ninja with the seymore duncans.
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^ SLASH said, "The new Les Paul is going to be tight, the best SLASH model yet, without a doubt....It is modeled after the guitar I recorded Appetite for Destruction with.

^ SLASH is developing a new signature model guitar with Gibson.

The guitar will be made in a limited run of 1600 guitars.
.The Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plustop is made to be a more affordable version of the two Gibson versions while still being able to offer a high quality instrument.^ Gibson Les Pauls with piezos in them.
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^ One of which was a prized Gibson signed by SLASH. When SLASH learned of the loss, he sent off an Epiphone Les Paul guitar.

^ During his life, he played with musical icons and invented the Gibson Les Paul guitar.

.As the Gibson versions it is equipped with Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro pickups which he says he decided to place in all his guitar models, and is finished in Dark Tobacco Burst.^ SLASH is developing a new signature model guitar with Gibson.

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.In 2008, the Slash signature Les Paul "Gold Top" limited edition guitar became available.^ Attendees included Richie Sambora, Joan Jett, Tony Bennett and SLASH. SLASH said that Les Paul "...was a shining example of how full one's life can be".

^ SLASH said, "The new Les Paul is going to be tight, the best SLASH model yet, without a doubt....It is modeled after the guitar I recorded Appetite for Destruction with.

^ One of which was a prized Gibson signed by SLASH. When SLASH learned of the loss, he sent off an Epiphone Les Paul guitar.

.Epiphone's Les Paul model has a solid mahogany body with a gold top finish, and the standard long neck he came to request on all his guitars, preferring the closest similarity in the neck as his first Les Paul.^ SLASH said, "The new Les Paul is going to be tight, the best SLASH model yet, without a doubt....It is modeled after the guitar I recorded Appetite for Destruction with.

^ One of which was a prized Gibson signed by SLASH. When SLASH learned of the loss, he sent off an Epiphone Les Paul guitar.

^ During his life, he played with musical icons and invented the Gibson Les Paul guitar.

Again, Seymour Duncan Alnico II pro humbuckers, a standard item on all his guitars. .This version also featurs Epiphone's locktone stop tailpiece and tuneamatic bridge system, which Slash feels makes it an easier instrument to play, particularly for newer guitarists.^ What makes the album work is that it's not simply a shredding showcase; it's a forum for three similarly minded guitarists to play in a sympathetic environment.
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^ One main features of his playing is his use of ‘double stops’, where two notes are played together to get a fatter, fuller sound.
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.The BC Rich Handcrafted Mockingbird SL is an unofficial signature model of Slash's Mockingbird guitar.^ SLASH is developing a new signature model guitar with Gibson.

^ SLASH said, "The new Les Paul is going to be tight, the best SLASH model yet, without a doubt....It is modeled after the guitar I recorded Appetite for Destruction with.

.The SL features a maple neck through a mahogany body with a quilt maple top (Slash's Mockingbird does not have a quilt maple top), Grover Super Rotomatic tuners, ebony fingerboard with large diamond inlays, an Original Floyd Rose, Seymour Duncan Alnico II humbuckers, partial active electronics, and is finished in a transparent red.^ Doug I.101 : Slash is awsome, i dont like velvet revolver though, Guns n roses was the best, and why the hel does he play a epiphone now?
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.Slash was the first musician to own a signature amplifier created by Marshall for him.^ We were disappointed to hear that SLASH's solo album won't be out till after the first of the year, so we asked him why that was.

^ Heath Sammons fulfilled a dream by jamming with SLASH. His family contacted SLASH, and SLASH first had some phone calls with Heath, and then he invited Heath to come to L.A. and jam with him.

In 1996 the Marshall Slash JCM 2555SL was launched, it was built with the specs of Slash's own original 1987 Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555 amplifier. A total of 3000 of these amplifiers were made before it was discontinued.[39]

Solo band members

Touring members

Discography

Title Release Label Band
Appetite for Destruction 1987 Geffen Guns N' Roses
G N' R Lies 1988
Use Your Illusion I 1991
Use Your Illusion II
The Spaghetti Incident? 1993
It's Five O'Clock Somewhere 1995 Slash's Snakepit
Aint Life Grand 2000 Koch Intl
Contraband 2004 RCA Velvet Revolver
Libertad 2007
Slash 2010 EMI Solo

Awards and accolades

.Slash won the "Best Guitarist" prize in the 2005 Esky Music Awards in Esquire magazine.^ An early Jazz guitarist, his addition of Soul elements and scat-influenced vocals won him wide recognition and acclaim and numerous Grammy awards.

^ It won the Orizzonti Doc Prize and one of two FIPRESCI awards.

^ And the winner of the 2005 Mediocrity In Music Award goes to...

A write-up in the magazine announced Slash's win read as follows:
.He's who we see ourselves as every time we strap on an air guitar.^ MCCartney tested his videogame skills on an air guitar at the launch and joked, "Who ever thought we’d end up as androids?"

The top hat. The hair. The dangling cigarette. The near-death experiences. .He'll always be Slash of Guns N' Roses to us, but we also congratulate him for beating the comeback odds with a surprisingly legitimate and vital outfit, Velvet Revolver."^ Slash was introduced to Axl Rose by a mutual friend of the two and months later Rose invited Slash and Adler to join his new band Guns N’ Roses.
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^ Slash also reported that there wasn't anything new on the Velvet Revolver front.

^ SLASH recently talked about his time in Velvet Revolver and says he was miserable for the five years he was in it.

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Slash accepting the award has issued the following statement:
This is my first guitarist award ever. It's very humbling. .I'd like to thank my parents, and I'd also like to thank everyone I've ever fucking worked with in the music business from the point I started at up until now - the bands I've been in, the sessions I've done, and the artists I've worked with.^ After breaking up his first band, the Libertines, several times, he finally started a new group, Babyshambles.

^ Artist: Seu Jorge Album: The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions I've been waiting for this for a long time.

^ I have been to Glastonbury a few times, I've even played a few, and it just didn't seem like that was the kind of artist they had headlining.

My wife is at least half of the reason I'm still walking. I'd also like to thank Robert Wolin; he got me to switch from bass to guitar. Thank you.[41]
.In January 2007, Slash was honored with a star on the Rock Walk of Fame; his name being placed alongside Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen and Jimi Hendrix.^ Whole Lotta Led 08-25-2007, 05:40 PM Here's my CROTM for Jimmy Page.
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^ In 2007, Knight's work was celebrated at the Hard Rock in Vegas in conjunction with SLASH. .

^ Ringo Starr is to be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 2007, Slash was awarded the coveted title of "Riff Lord" during the fourth annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards.[42]
.Slash was selected to perform "Hey Joe", a signature song of the late Jimi Hendrix in a posthumous tribute at the UK Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Steve Winwood as vocalist, Billy Cox playing bass, and Mitch Mitchell on drums; the latter being the only original member still alive from the Jimi Hendrix Experience.^ John Bonham's drumming linked with John Paul Jones' electric bass playing also define the song's power and intensity.
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^ "Golden Years" is a relatively straightforward and incredibly infectious funk-rock song like "Fame" and became an equally popular single.

^ Among the music stars are SLASH, Jeff Beck, Carlos Santana, Steve Vai, Billy Gibson and more.

.In August 2009, he was honored by Time Magazine by being named #2 on its list of the 10 Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time.^ In 2003, the album was ranked number 310 on Rolling Stone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stone) magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_500_Greatest_Albums_of_All_Time).
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^ The surviving members of the band became New Order, whose "Blue Monday" remains one of the best-selling singles of all time.

^ In 2003, the album was ranked number 351 on Rolling Stone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stone) magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_500_Greatest_Albums_of_All_Time).
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."Welcome to the Jungle" ranked #2 on VH1's 40 Greatest Metal Songs, #467 on the Rolling Stone Magazine list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, #764 on Q Magazine's 1001 Best Songs Ever and #26 on VH1's 100 Greatest 80s Songs.^ In 2003, the album was ranked number 351 on Rolling Stone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stone) magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_500_Greatest_Albums_of_All_Time).
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^ In 2003, the album was ranked number 310 on Rolling Stone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stone) magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_500_Greatest_Albums_of_All_Time).
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^ Guitar riffs became heavier, losing some of their blues (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blues) influences, and the lyrics turn towards mysticism (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mysticism) to a greater degree.In 2003, the album was ranked number 149 on Rolling Stone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stone) magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_500_Greatest_Albums_of_All_Time).
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.Most recently, the song was named the "Greatest Song About Los Angeles" by a poll in Blender magazine.^ This movie also starred Stockard Channing, The 1978-1978 Los Angeles Lakers, and a performance by one of the most exciting groups at that time that I loved, The Sylvers.

^ While Brit has certainly lost much of her sex appeal recently, that doesn't mean that you'll stop thinking about how hot she was in the video for this song.

^ But the most intriguing is "Sara" from Desire, a song to his first wife, Sara, who he had sung about in "Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands".

[citation needed]
."Sweet Child o' Mine" placed #37 on Guitar World's list of the "100 Greatest Guitar Solos", number three on Blender's 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born, number 196 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and in March 2005 Q magazine placed it at number 6 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks.^ In March 2005, Q magazine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q_magazine) placed it at number 6 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks.
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^ This song is listed on the "100 Greatest Guitar Solos" from Guitar World (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guitar_World) as number thirty-seven, and also came in at number three on Blender (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blender_%28magazine%29)'s 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born, and at number 196 on Rolling Stone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stone)'s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
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^ Most recently he has collaborated with Freddie Nelson for what Wikipedia (don’t look surprised, you know I steal all this from Wikipedia) describes as a cross between Queen and Mr. Big and writes the column Shred Alert for the magazine Guitar World.
  • RBDLC News » RBDLC Guitarist Superfight: Sound, Speed, and Classics 16 September 2009 0:00 UTC www.rbdlc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The introduction's D-flat based riff was also voted number-one riff of all-time by the readers of Total Guitar magazine.^ In 2003, the album was ranked number 310 on Rolling Stone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stone) magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_500_Greatest_Albums_of_All_Time).
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^ The surviving members of the band became New Order, whose "Blue Monday" remains one of the best-selling singles of all time.

^ Martin : Did we stay in one place all the time?

.It was also in Rolling Stones 40 Greatest Songs that Changed the World.^ This song is listed on the "100 Greatest Guitar Solos" from Guitar World (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guitar_World) as number thirty-seven, and also came in at number three on Blender (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blender_%28magazine%29)'s 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born, and at number 196 on Rolling Stone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stone)'s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
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[citation needed]
"Paradise City" is ranked #21 on VH1's 40 Greatest Metal Songs of All Time,[1] #3 in Total Guitar Magazine's list of the 100 greatest solos of all time and #453 on Rolling Stones' "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time".
."November Rain" holds the record for the longest guitar solo in a U.S. top 10 hit.^ Playlists at Rock iTunes Top 100 Greatest Metal Guitar Solos Great Guitar Solos Guitar Solos 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs 100 Greatest Metal Songs .

^ Also making the top 10 were hits like Helter Skelter, Bond theme Live and Let Die, Eleanor Rigby and Yesterday.

.The song is also listed at number 6 in the "The 100 Greatest Guitar Solos" by Guitar World.^ This song is listed on the "100 Greatest Guitar Solos" from Guitar World (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guitar_World) as number thirty-seven, and also came in at number three on Blender (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blender_%28magazine%29)'s 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born, and at number 196 on Rolling Stone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Stone)'s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
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^ "Stay" is another funk-rock song in the vein of "Golden Years" but with a more complex structure and some incendiary guitar solos courtesy of Carlos Alomar.

^ Playlists at Rock iTunes Top 100 Greatest Metal Guitar Solos Great Guitar Solos Guitar Solos 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs 100 Greatest Metal Songs .

.Additionally, "November Rain" was voted #1 on the Rock 1000 in 2006, an annual countdown of the top 1000 rock songs by New Zealand radio listeners.^ Playlists at Rock iTunes Top 100 Greatest Metal Guitar Solos Great Guitar Solos Guitar Solos 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs 100 Greatest Metal Songs .

^ Dan Ingram , rock radio pioneer on WABC/New York and eventually WCBS-FM, considered by some as the best top-40 DJ of all time.

^ "Speed King" and "Flight of the Rat" are prime examples of hard rock songs, and the band's new style.
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  2. ^ "Cash For Questions". Q Magazine/velvet-revolver.com. 2004. http://velvet-revolver.com/articles/2004/040701_Q.php. Retrieved 2009-12-29. 
  3. ^ a b Fretbase, Time Magazine Picks the 10 Best Electric Guitar Players
  4. ^ http://www.gigwise.com/photos/40852/30/The-50-Greatest-Guitarists-Ever
  5. ^ Rolling Stone Magazine interview, issue #596
  6. ^ Snakepit.org
  7. ^ Swindle Magazine
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  9. ^ The Immortals - The Greatest Artists of All Time: 57) Aerosmith
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  19. ^ The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star
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  23. ^ Ozzy Osbourne incident
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  37. ^ Epiphone Guitars; Release of Slash's Limited Edition Les Paul Gold Top Guitar Slash Custom Epiphone Gold Top Guitar
  38. ^ [3]
  39. ^ http://www.slashmarshall.com/
  40. ^ SLASH Named 'Best Guitarist' By ESQUIRE Magazine
  41. ^ Blabbermouth.net
  42. ^ Golden Gods Awards 2007

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Preceded by
Tracii Guns
Guns N' Roses lead guitarist
1985–1996
Succeeded by
Robin Finck and Buckethead

Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

it seemed excessive but that doesn't mean it didn't happen
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I've taken myself to the edges of life my way.
^ I've been a non-smoker all my life.

^ "The les paul I've been waitin' for half of my life!
  • Gibson Custom, Gibson USA and Epiphone Slash Signature Series - Owners Unite! 19 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.gibson.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

And I'm still here...
.Saul Hudson (born 23 July 1965), more widely known as Slash, is an English-American guitarist best known as the former lead guitarist of Guns N' Roses and as the current lead guitarist of Velvet Revolver.^ Slash currently plays in the band called "Velvet Revolver".
  • Biography - Slash 19 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.mygnr.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Slash Biography Saul Hudson, born on July 23,1965, came to be known as Slash.

^ Slash was the former lead guitarist for Guns N' Roses and the current guitarist for Velvet Revolver.

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  • I recognized my own creative voice filtered through those six strings, but it was also something else entirely.^ One of the fallouts of my mother selling her house was the mountain of my own papers and books that I had to go through and dispatch somewhere.
    • M.A.Peel: Deja Dewar's 16 September 2009 0:00 UTC mapeel.blogspot.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Notes and chords have become my second language and, more often than not, that vocabulary expresses what I feel when language fails me.^ Please note that more info on the bios for the new members will be added as they become available.
    • http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Palms/1160/bio.html 15 September 2009 2:41 UTC www.geocities.com [Source type: General]

    ^ My grandfather told me more than once they left Europe for economic, not religious reasons.

    ^ I’m playing onstage I’m more at home in my own skin than at any other time in my life.
    • Review | Slash by Slash with Anthony Bozza 19 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.januarymagazine.com [Source type: General]

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    • ** Slash (2007) by Anthony Bozza & MAson Segal, p.^ Slash & Anthony Bozza, Slash (HarperEntertainment, 2007) .
      • Rambles.NET: Slash & Anthony Bozza, Slash 19 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.rambles.net [Source type: General]

      ^ Slash with Anthony Bozza .
      • Review | Slash by Slash with Anthony Bozza 19 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.januarymagazine.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Rambles.NET: Slash & Anthony Bozza, Slash .
      • Rambles.NET: Slash & Anthony Bozza, Slash 19 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.rambles.net [Source type: General]

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  • I've always had to do things my way; I've gotten high my way, I've gotten clean my way, I've been in and out of relationships my way.^ In addition, he says, “He always stressed the importance of developing my ear—by learning how to critically listen to music so that I could accurately figure things out on my own—along with the pursuit of finding my own voice on the instrument.” .
    • Randy Rhoads: Rhoads to Success - Guitar World 15 September 2009 2:41 UTC www.guitarworld.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "I think I've got something in my teeth/ Could you get it out for me?/ That's fucking teamwork!"

    ^ I don’t recall….I always had the impression, I always wondered what was on the other side of the mountain and I never did find out, it was far away, it was just beyond my comprehension.

    .I've taken myself to the edges of life my way.^ I've been a non-smoker all my life.

    ^ This man got more done by the time he was 15, then I've ever done my entire life; nuff said.
    • chapters.indigo.ca: Slash: Slash: Books 19 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.chapters.indigo.ca [Source type: General]

    And I'm still here. Whether or not I deserve to be is another story. .
    • Mason Segal (2007) by Anthony Bozza & Mason Segal, p.^ Slash & Anthony Bozza, Slash (HarperEntertainment, 2007) .
      • Rambles.NET: Slash & Anthony Bozza, Slash 19 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.rambles.net [Source type: General]

      .293
  • I'd like to dedicate this song real quick, and I'm not going to say anything offensive so that we can make it on TV. This song isn't dedicated to drinking or drug addiction [...].^ Slash discloses little personal information about this complex man, even going so far as to say it isn’t his place to discuss confidences about Axl’s childhood.
    • Review | Slash by Slash with Anthony Bozza 19 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.januarymagazine.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Sure, you both know this isn't the start of a serious relationship, but come on, don't make her feel like a piece of meat.

    ^ So this song isn't that harsh, but the power chorus that sounds like a dozen Kellys certainly makes the most of the material.

    It's basically about a walk in the park. This is something called 'Nightrain'.
    • During a show at the Ritz, NY in 1988.[1]

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  • Does anyone wanna fuck me up, 'cos if you do, fuck you!

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Notes

  1. Guns N' Roses - "Nightrain" - Live at the Ritz 2 February 1988

Simple English

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Saul Hudson (born 23 July 1965), better known by his stage name Slash, is an English musician. Originally from Stoke-on-Trent, his family moved to Los Angeles, California when Hudson was a child. Slash is best-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.

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


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