Born Saul Hudson in London, England in 1965. SLASH and his family moved to Los Angeles where he grew up in the nonstop bohemian playground of the 1970s.
Revered as one of the best guitarists of all time, SLASH first came to fame as one fifth of Guns N’ Roses, where he created the timeless guitar riffs to #1 hits “Sweet Child o’ Mine” and “Welcome To The Jungle,” amongst others.
After leaving the band, he went on to achieve more critical acclaim and global success with Slash’s Snakepit and the supergroup Velvet Revolver before embarking on his own solo career.
Time magazine recently named SLASH #2, behind Jimi Hendrix, on its “Ten Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time” list.
SLASH landed on the top of the charts again in 2010 with his first solo album, SLASH. The album featured Ozzy Osbourne, Fergie, Iggy Pop, Adam Levine, and more. He formed his solo band SLASH Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators shortly thereafter.
They released their first album together in 2012, the critically acclaimed Apocalyptic Love, which debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Apocalyptic Love has the added distinction of spawning SLASH’s first-ever #1 rock radio solo hits: “You’re A Lie” and “Standing In The Sun.”
In 2016, Guns N’ Roses shocked the world by announcing that the three original members, Axl Rose, SLASH and Duff McKagan would reunite on-stage for the first time together since 1993. Dubbed the Not In This Lifetime Tour, the hugely successful 21-city North American run was quickly followed by subsequent legs in Latin America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, as well as a second North American leg.
But even with all the GNR reunion activity, SLASH always planned on getting back together with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, and in September of 2018 the band released their third album – and SLASH’s fourth solo album overall – Living The Dream. Debuting in the top 10 in over 10 countries worldwide and charting a top 5 single at Active Rock for the first single, “Driving Rain,” the LP is possibly the band’s strongest collective statement to date.
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