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Slash

Musician
Male
Born Jul 23, 1965
Age 49
Hometown Hampstead
Religion Other
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg)
Nationality English
High School Fairfax High Scho...

Saul Hudson, known by his stage name Slash, is a British-American musician and songwriter. He is best known as the former lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. During his later years with Guns N' Roses, Slash formed the side project Slash's Snakepit. He then co-founded the supergroup Velvet Revolver, which re-established him as a mainstream performer in the mid to late 2000s. In 2010, Slash released his eponymous debut solo album, featuring an all-star roster of guest musicians. His second album, Apocalyptic Love, recorded with his band, was released on May 22, 2012. Slash has received critical acclaim as a guitarist. Time named him runner-up on their list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009, while Rolling Stone placed him at No. 65 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" in 2011. Guitar World ranked his solo in "November Rain" No. 6 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Guitar Solos" in 2008, and Total Guitar placed his riff in "Sweet Child o' Mine" at No. 1 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Riffs" in 2004.… Read More

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Romance

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  • Perla Ferrar
    Married 2001
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  • Perla Hudson
    Married 1997
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  • Savannah
    Dated 1992
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  • Renee Suran
    Married 1989 - 1997
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  • Traci Lords
    Dated 1988 - 1989
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  • Sally McLaughlin
    Dated 1987 - 1988
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  • Lois Ayres
    Dated 1987
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  • Sandra Scream
    Dated 1987
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  • Sonia Vassi
    Dated
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  • Yvonne I
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  • Taimie Hannum
    Fling
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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Slash.

CHILDHOOD

1965 Birth Born on July 23, 1965.
1972 6 Years Old His brother, Albion "Ash" Hudson, was born in 1972.
1974 8 Years Old The separation of Slash’s parents in 1974 due to several issues like constant separation, Anthony’s dislike of Ola’s mother aiding with the family and Anthony’s love of alcohol constantly making him insult others led to Slash becoming extremely troubled and a self-described "problem child,". … Read More

TEENAGE

1979 13 Years Old In 1979, Slash decided to form a band with his friend Steven Adler. … Read More
1981 15 Years Old Slash joined his first band, Tidus Sloan, in 1981.
1983 17 Years Old In 1983, he formed the band Road Crew—named for the Motörhead song "(We Are) The Road Crew"—with his childhood friend Steven Adler, who by then had learned to play drums. … Read More
1985 19 Years Old In June 1985, Slash was asked by Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin to join the newly founded Guns N' Roses. … Read More

TWENTIES

1987 - 1992 3 More Events
1993 27 Years Old Slash played his final show with Guns N' Roses on July 17, 1993. … Read More
1994 28 Years Old In 1994, Slash formed Slash's Snakepit, a side project that featured his Guns N' Roses band mates Matt Sorum and Gilby Clarke on drums and rhythm guitar respectively, as well as Alice in Chains' Mike Inez on bass and Jellyfish's Eric Dover on vocals.
1995 29 Years Old 1 More Event
The band recorded Slash's material originally intended for Guns N' Roses, resulting in the release of It's Five O'Clock Somewhere in February 1995. … Read More

THIRTIES

1996 30 Years Old In 1996, he collaborated with Marta Sánchez to record the flamenco-inspired song "Obsession" for the Curdled soundtrack. … Read More
1997 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, Slash appeared alongside rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard on BLACKstreet's rock remix of their hit single "Fix"; he also appeared in the accompanying music video.
2001 35 Years Old Slash married Perla Ferrar on October 15, 2001 in Hawaii. … Read More
2002 36 Years Old In 2002, Slash played on the title track to Elán's album Street Child.
2003 37 Years Old In 2003, he participated in the Yardbirds' comeback record Birdland; he played lead guitar on the track "Over, Under, Sideways, Down."

FORTIES

2006 40 Years Old In 2006, Slash played on a cover of "In the Summertime" on keyboardist Derek Sherinian's solo album Blood of the Snake; he was also featured in the accompanying music video.
In 2007, he appeared on Paulina Rubio's single "Nada Puede Cambiarme". … Read More
2008 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2008, Slash began production on his debut solo album. … Read More
The album, simply titled Slash, debuted at No. 3 on the U.S. chart upon its release in April 2010. … Read More
Slash began working on his second solo album in June 2011.
…  In 2012, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with other members of Guns N' Roses. … Read More
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