Rock artist who Esquire named the Best Guitarist in 2005 after he left Guns N' Roses and founded Velvet Revolver.
He was raised by costume designer Ola Hudson and album cover artist Anthony Hudson.
He left Guns N' Roses in 1996 due to Axl Rose's disrespect towards audience members and his legal manipulation of his band mates.
He married actress Renee Suran on October 10, 1992 and then married Perla Ferrar on October 15, 2001.
He and Steven Adler helped to create the album Appetite for Destruction, which stayed on the Billboard 200 for 147 weeks.