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23, 1965
Hampstead, England
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23, 1965 (age 56)
Hampstead, England


Rose to fame as the lead guitarist of the Los Angeles-based hard rock band Guns N' Roses. His guitar prowess is best exemplified on such tracks as "Sweet Child o' Mine," "Paradise City" and "November Rain."

Before Fame

He was raised by costume designer Ola Hudson and album cover artist Anthony Hudson. His first band was Tidus Sloan, which he joined in 1981. 


Apart from Guns N' Roses, he also formed the groups Slash's Snakepit and Velvet Revolver and in 2010, he released his debut, self-titled solo album.

Family Life

He married actress Renee Suran on October 10, 1992 and later Perla Ferrar on October 15, 2001 until late 2014. He has two sons named London and Cash.

Associated With

He co-founded Guns N' Roses with lead singer Axl Rose in 1985.