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Because the lead guitarist for Weapons N’ Roses, Slash established himself as you of hard rock’s finest & most soulful soloists through the past due ’80s, technically adept yet always firmly grounded within the gritty Aerosmith and Rocks licks he loved. Slash was created Saul Hudson on July 23, 1965, in Stoke-on-Trent, Britain, to creative parents both mixed up in entertainment market; his mom was a clothes designer who done David Bowie’s film THE PERSON Who Fell to Globe, and his dad designed album artwork for such performers as Neil Youthful and Joni Mitchell. The family members eventually shifted to Hollywood, where Hudson went to junior high, received his 1st guitar, and fulfilled long term GNR drummer Steven Adler. With Hudson implementing the nickname Slash, directed at him by way of a family members friend, both formed a music group called Road Team; although it demonstrated unsuccessful, it had been the vehicle by which they fulfilled and eventually became a member of up with another members of Weapons N’ Roses. The Gunners debuted in June 1985, and also before Hunger for Destruction premiered in 1987, the bandmembers obtained a status as notorious alcoholic beverages and medication abusers. As their recognition soared, the reserved Slash founded himself as a significant area of the band’s visible image, with a high hat along with a mound of shaggy dark locks covering his encounter as he typically staggered throughout the stage using a cigarette dangling from his mouth area. Hedonistic unwanted consumed a lot of the music group, with such situations as Slash and Duff McKagan’s drunken, profane approval from the band’s American Music Award on live tv. In 1990, starting for the Rolling Rocks, Axl Rose’s infamous on-stage pronouncement that he’d leave the music group if certain associates did not end “dance with Mr. Brownstone” (using heroin) was mainly fond of Slash and Adler; Slash kicked his habit in just a calendar year, but Adler didn’t and was terminated. In 1992, Slash courted controversy once again with something endorsement for Dark Death vodka. Afterwards that calendar year, he was wedded to celebrity and model Renee Sorum, a union that lasted five years. On the other hand, regardless of controversy and workers turnovers, Weapons N’ Roses acquired actually continuing to record music. Following the Make use of Your Illusion pieces of 1991 as well as the 1993 punk addresses record The Spaghetti Occurrence?, the music group continued hiatus. Slash produced a side task known as Slash’s Snakepit, which contains fellow Gunners Matt Sorum (drums) and Gilby Clarke (acoustic guitar), plus bassist Mike Inez and vocalist Eric Dover. The group released an recording in 1995 entitled It’s Five O’Clock Someplace; Slash hit the street with a somewhat different touring lineup, with Brian Tichy and Wayne LoMenzo putting your signature on on because the tempo section. In 1996, Slash come up with another music group to play in a blues event in Budapest, an effort that progressed into Slash’s Blues Ball. Featuring vocalist/harmonica participant Teddy Andreadis, tempo guitarist Bobby Schneck, saxophonist Dave McClarem, bassist Johnny Griparic, and drummer Alvino Bennet, Slash’s Blues Ball dedicated themselves primarily to some repertoire of traditional blues addresses, plus periodic GNR and Snakepit materials. Rumors regarding the position of Weapons N’ Roses have been swirling for quite a while, and in Oct 1996 it had been confirmed that, due to his unwillingness to check out Axl Rose’s fascination with industrial and digital music, Slash was no more a member from the music group (although he remaining the door open up to get a reunion if Rose made a decision to go back to guitar-based rock and roll & move). He gigged on / off using the Blues Ball into 1998, although a rumored live recording never materialized. Rather, Slash made a decision to re-form the Snakepit in 1999 with a completely different lineup (the initial members had been by this time around involved in additional projects, as well as the Blues Ball was even more suitable for touring than developing initial materials). Raspy-voiced vocalist Pole Jackson and ex-Venice drummer Matt Laug arrived on board, alongside Blues Ball bassist Griparic (right now Johnny Blackout) and Teddy Andreadis, who added key pad and harmonica function. After checking out ex-Alice Cooper guitarist Ryan Roxie, Slash resolved on tempo guitarist Kerry Kelly, who experienced previously caused Warrant and Ratt. The brand new Snakepit performed some gigs collectively and in the springtime of 2000 finished a new recording, that was originally slated to become released on Interscope/Geffen. Nevertheless, feeling a even more traditional guitar rock and roll record would get dropped within the promotional shuffle, Slash shifted to Koch, which finally released Ain’t Lifestyle Grand in Oct 2000. A couple of years afterwards, Slash teamed up once again with McKagan, Matt Sorum, and Rock Temple Pilots business lead vocalist Scott Weiland to create the supergroup Velvet Revolver, who released their first record in 2004. Velvet Revolver released another record known as Contraband in 2007 and dropped apart shortly afterward. Slash regrouped by launching his memoir in 2007 and slicing his eponymous initial solo record, drafting a couple of close friends — including Ozzy Osbourne, Chris Cornell, Child Rock and roll, and Fergie — to sing business lead vocals. For the assisting tour, Slash experienced Alter Bridge vocalist Myles Kennedy sing business lead. This union demonstrated solid, as Kennedy was the only real vocalist on Slash’s second recording, 2012’s Apocalyptic Like, which hit number 4 within the American recording charts upon launch. Two years later on, Slash released Globe burning, his second recording with Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators; it debuted at quantity ten around the U.S. graphs upon its Sept 2014 release.

Quick Facts


Full Name Slash
Height 1.78 m
Education Beverly Hills High School
Nationality American, British
Spouse Perla Ferrar, Renee Suran
Children Cash Anthony Hudson, London Emilio Hudson
Parents Ola Hudson, Anthony Hudson
Siblings Albion Hudson
Awards Kerrang! Icon Award
Music Groups Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Slash feat. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Slash's Snakepit, Hollywood Rose, Kings of Chaos, Road Crew, Slash's Blues Ball
Music Songs Sweet Child O' Mine, November Rain, Don't Cry, Welcome to the Jungle, Paradise City, Patience, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Estranged, You Could Be Mine, Live and Let Die, It's So Easy, Mr. Brownstone, Rocket Queen, Civil War, Since I Don't Have You, Beautiful Dangerous, Dead Horse, Nightrain, By the Sword, My Michelle, Godfather, One in a Million, Used to Love Her, Garden of Eden, Better, Out Ta Get Me, Double Talkin' Jive, Yesterdays, Apocalyptic Love, This I Love, Coma, So Fine
Albums Live at the Roxy 9.25.14, World on Fire, Made in Stoke 24/7/11, Live in Manchester, Slash, "The Spaghetti Incident?", Use Your Illusion I, Use Your Illusion II, G N' R Lies, Appetite for Destruction
Nominations MTV Europe Music Award for Best World Stage Performance, Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Movies Nothing to Fear, Use Your Illusion II, The Underground Comedy Movie, Rock Prophecies, Lemmy, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, Use Your Illusion I, Anvil! The Story of Anvil, This Is Not a Movie, The Distortion of Sound, For No Good Reason, It's So Easy and Other Lies, Guns N' Roses: Sex n' Drugs n' Rock n' Roll, Chic: Live at the Budokan, Guns N' Roses: November Rain in Paradise City, Matt Sorum: Drum Licks and Tricks from the Rock & Roll Jungle, Stars and Their Guitars: A History of the Electric Guitar, Ronnie Wood: Far East Man, Guns N' Roses: Rock Power Collection, Guns N' Roses: Rock Case Studies
TV Shows Kid Notorious, Guys Choice, Oxegen Festival 2011


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#Fact
1 After leaving Guns N' Roses in 1996, Slash auditioned for the British band The Stone Roses after they'd just lost founding member John Squire. When Slash showed up wearing leather pants he was ultimately rejected.
2 In July 2016, while on a reunion stadium tour with Guns N' Roses, Slash made a surprise appearance at rehearsals for the stage production of School of Rock in New York City. While the young cast were rehearsing "Sweet Child O' Mine", the guitarist simply strolled out unannounced and began casually playing the song with them and smiled when the kids finally noticed him. He continued to play with them through their rendition of "Paradise City.".
3 In conjunction with IK Multimedia, the guitarist developed the "AmpliTube Slash" app for PC and iOS devices. [2015]
4 Embarking on a book tour to promote his newly published memoir titled "Slash." [October 2007]
5 In the studio recording a new album with Velvet Revolver. [October 2006]
6 Velvet Revolver's album "Contraband" was released on June 8, 2004 and enters the Billboard charts at number one, moving roughly a quarter million copies during its first week. [June 2004]
7 Velvet Revolver album "Contraband" comes to stores May 18, 2004. [May 2004]
8 Has released two songs and two videos with his new band, Velvet Revolver, and is now is the studio recording with them. [August 2003]
9 Although he has lived in the United States since he was six years old, he did not officially become an American citizen until 1996.
10 He quit smoking in 2009 following his mother's death from cancer.
11 In 2001, at age 35, he was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a form of congestive heart failure caused by his many years of alcohol and drug abuse. Originally given between six days and six weeks to live, he survived through physical therapy and the implantation of a defibrillator.
12 He stole his signature top hat from a street shop, along with a belt. He cut the belt in half and wore it around the hat.
13 A longtime friend of Matthew Cassel, the guitarist's nickname "Slash" was given him by Matthew's actor father Seymour Cassel.
14 When he was a guest band member on Conan for the Basic Cable Band; Conan announced a website and added a picture of Slash's head in place of the normal "/" you would see on a web link. It got such a great response from the audience, Conan has kept this gag going to this day.
15 Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on July 10, 2012.
16 He is a keen collector of vintage Les Paul guitars.
17 The youngest member of Guns N' Roses.
18 Although he now currently plays authentic Les Paul Gibson guitars, the Les Paul guitar that Slash played on Guns N' Roses debut album "Appetite for Destruction" is actually a Max Webster copy of a 1959 Les Paul flametop.
19 His father is a white Englishman and his mother is African-American.
20 Has a dual United Kingdom and United States citizenship.
21 As a child, he once lived next door to David Geffen.
22 Lives in Los Angeles, California with his family.
23 Has recorded with British heavy metal band Phil Campbell, American singer and longtime friend Lenny Kravitz and Michael Jackson.
24 Velvet Revolver was named after The Velvet Underground and their feelings that they were at a point where they were revolving around the world as opposed to the world revolving around them.
25 He attended Beverly Hills High School with Lenny Kravitz in the early 1980s, but did not graduate.
26 Mother is clothing designer Ola Hudson. Her work includes costumes for David Bowie in The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and The Pointer Sisters.
27 His father is Anthony Hudson, album cover designer for Geffen Records, including Joni Mitchell's "Court and Spark".
28 His favorite book is "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" by Hunter S. Thompson.
29 His pulse once stopped after a drug overdose at a hotel. Doctors were able to revive him with a shot of adrenaline into his chest.
30 On the show Kid Notorious (2003), he plays himself, the voice of reason, next-door neighbor and good friend of Robert Evans (Kid Notorious). In real life, he actually is the next-door neighbor and good friend of Evans (although he says he is hardly the voice of reason).
31 Auditioned for the heavy metal band Poison.
32 July 2001: Voted the West Midlands' best guitarist in Total Guitar Magazine's poll of the greatest British guitarists.
33 Wife Perla gave birth to a 9 lbs 4 oz baby boy, London Emilio Hudson, on August 28, 2002, and to an 8 lbs 13 oz baby boy, Cash Anthony Hudson, on June 23, 2004.
34 Before Guns N' Roses, was in a band called Road Crew with future GNR bandmates Duff McKagan and Steven Adler.
35 Attended middle and high school with longtime Guns N' Roses bandmate Steven Adler.
36 Released two albums with his new band, Slash's Snakepit.
37 Has not spoken to his friend and former bandmate Axl Rose since 1996. They communicated their song selection for the 1999 Guns N' Roses live album "Live Era" only through intermediaries.
38 1/22/90: Created controversy after giving a profanity-laden acceptance speech at the American Music Awards.
39 1998: Left Guns N' Roses in 1996 after numerous failed attempts at co-existing with longtime bandmate Axl Rose.
40 Guitarist for the heavy-metal band Guns N' Roses.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lip Sync Battle Philippines 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Captain Fantastic 2016 writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine" - as Saul Hudson
How to Be Single 2016 writer: "Welcome To The Jungle" - as Saul Hudson
Vai que Cola 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Big Short 2015 writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - as Saul Hudson
Vendetta 2015 performer: "World on Fire" / writer: "World on Fire"
Dolezal Backstage 2015 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Conan TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
The Interview 2014/II writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - as Saul Hudson
Mike & Mike 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice 2012-2014 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Wimbledon 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Howard Stern Birthday Bash 2014 Video performer: "Dream On", "Walk This Way"
Guapas 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock 2014 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Roffa 2013 writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - as Saul Hudson
The X Factor 2004-2013 TV Series writer - 7 episodes
Boom Town 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rude Tube 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice of the Philippines 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Office 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice UK 2013 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Mulatschag 2012-2013 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Warm Bodies 2013 writer: "Patience"
Movie 43 2013 performer: "Back from Cali" / writer: "Back from Cali"
Rage 2009-2012 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
For No Good Reason 2012 Documentary performer: "Change The World" / producer: "Change The World" / writer: "Change The World"
The X Factor Philippines 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rock of Ages 2012 writer: "Paradise City"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011-2012 TV Series music - 3 episodes
Sunset Strip 2012 Documentary performer: "Barracuda" written by nm5276237, nm5276829, Ann Wilson I' & nm0933896
Top Gear 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Choir: Military Wives 2011 TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
When Rock Goes Acoustic 2011 TV Movie documentary writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited
Late Show with David Letterman 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension 2011 TV Movie performer: "Kick It Up A Notch" / writer: "Kick It Up A Notch" - as Saul Hudson
Idool 2011 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Gulliver's Travels 2010 writer: "SWEET CHILD O'MINE" - as Saul Hudson
Shawn Hayes: Movie Critic 2010 TV Series short writer: "My Michelle" - as Saul Hudson
Tung metal 2010 TV Series music - 1 episode
Megamind 2010 writer: "Welcome To The Jungle" - as Saul Hudson
Hawaii Five-0 TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Life as We Know It 2010 writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - as Saul Hudson
Formula 1: BBC Sport 2010 TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Madden NFL 11 2010 Video Game writer: "Welcome to the Jungle"
Casal Rock 2010 TV Series writer - 7 episodes
20 to 1 2010 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Comedy Lab 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Live from Studio Five 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Gossip Girl 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cesko slovenská superstar 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Welcome to the 80's 2009 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Brüno 2009 performer: "Dove of Peace"
Terminator Salvation 2009 writer: "You Could Be Mine"
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie writer: "Slither"
The Wrestler 2008 writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - as Saul Hudson
Step Brothers 2008 writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine" - as Saul Hudson
Por Toda Minha Vida 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Attitude for Destruction 2008 Video No More Mr. Nice Guy"
Psychopathic: The Videos 2007 Video performer: "Halls Of Illusion"
ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin 2007 TV Series writer - 10 episodes
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game "Slash Boss Battle" / performer: "OPENING SEQUENCE AND MENU MUSIC" / writer: "Welcome To The Jungle"
Australian Idol 2005-2007 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Gone Baby Gone 2007 writer: "You're Crazy" - as Saul Hudson
CSI: NY 2006-2007 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Ha-Shminiya 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero II 2006 Video Game writer: "SWEET CHILD 'O MINE" - as Saul Hudson
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift 2006 "Mustang Nismo", "Welcome To Tokyo"
Desperation 2006 TV Movie writer: "Fall To Pieces" - uncredited
The Simpsons TV Series 1 episode, 1993 writer - 3 episodes, 1999 - 2006
Fantastic Four 2005/I writer: "Come On, Come In"
xXx: State of the Union 2005 writer: "Dirty Little Thing" - as Saul Hudson
Velvet Revolver: Live in Houston 2005 writer: "Suckertrain Blues", "Do It For The Kids", "Big Machine", "Illegal I Song", "Fall To Pieces", "Headspace", "Set Me Free", "Slither"
Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2004 Video Game writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - as Saul Hudson
Malaysian Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Totally Gay! 2003 TV Movie documentary writer: "Sweet Child O'Mine"
The Italian Job 2003 performer: "Money"
The Real Cancun 2003 Documentary writer: "Paradise City"
Monkey Dust 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 1 2000 Video "Welcome to the Jungle"
Big Daddy 1999 writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine"
Go 1999 writer: "Always On The Run"
The Waterboy 1998 writer: "Always on the Run"
Jackie Brown 1997 writer: "Jizz da Pitt" 1995
Beavis and Butt-Head 1997 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Curdled 1996 performer: "OBSESSION"
The Van 1996 writer: "Paradise City"
Panther 1995/I performer: "Star Spangled Banner"
The Program 1993 writer: "Welcome to the Jungle"
Coneheads 1993 performer: "Magic Carpet Ride" / producer: "Magic Carpet Ride"
Stars in Their Eyes 1993 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guns N' Roses: Use Your Illusion II 1992 Video documentary performer: "Theme From The Godfather"
Concierto Guns N Roses 1992 TV Movie writer: "Mr. Brownstone", "Civil War", "Sweet Child O'Mine", "Welcome to the Jungle", "Paradise City"
State of Grace 1990 writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine"
Lean on Me 1989 writer: "WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE"
The Dead Pool 1988 writer: "WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE"
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years 1988 Documentary performer: "Under My Wheels"
Bad Dreams 1988 writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gutterdammerung 2016 The Thief
Rock on the Range 2015 TV Movie
NAMM/TEC Les Paul Award Tribute Honoring Slash 2015 Video short
Anger Management 2013 TV Series Lester
Potus 2012 Video short Slash
Metalocalypse 2009 TV Series Billy Butterface
Osbournes Reloaded 2009 TV Series Ozzy Osbourne's Band
Book Chat 2008 Short Slash
Velvet Revolver: She Builds Quick Machines 2007 Short Desperado #2
Derek Sherinian Ft. Billy Idol and Slash: In the Summertime 2007 Video short Slash
Velvet Revolver's Rock & Roll Revolution 2006 TV Series
The Underground Comedy Movie 1999 Miss America Bag Lade Pageant Host
The Drew Carey Show 1998 TV Series Slash
Tales from the Crypt 1994 TV Series Hank
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1992 DJ (uncredited)
Guns N' Roses: November Rain 1992 Video short Slash
Guns N' Roses: You Could Be Mine 1991 Video short Slash
Guns N' Roses: Patience 1989 Short Slash
The Dead Pool 1988 Musician at Funeral (uncredited)
Guns N' Roses: Welcome to the Jungle 1987 Short Slash
Sid and Nancy 1986 Punk Rocker (uncredited)

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nothing Left to Fear 2013
Brand X with Russell Brand 2012 TV Series 1 episode
This Is Not a Movie 2011 original score music
Guns N' Roses: Estranged - Part IV of the Trilogy!!! 1994 Video documentary
Guns N' Roses: Makin' [email protected]*!ing Videos Part I - Don't Cry 1993 Video documentary
Guns N' Roses: Makin' [email protected]*!ing Videos Part II - November Rain 1993 Video documentary
Guns N' Roses: Use Your Illusion I 1992 Video documentary
Guns N' Roses: Use Your Illusion II 1992 Video documentary
Guns N Roses: Live at the Ritz 1988 Video documentary

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nothing Left to Fear 2013 producer
Gotten 2012 Video short producer

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wrestler 2008 musician: guitar
Ray 2004/I musician: electric guitar - as Saul Hudson, uncredited
Rated X 2000 TV Movie musician: electric guitar
Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory 1995 Video documentary musician: guitar - video "Black or White"
Michael Jackson: Black or White 1991 Video short musician: guitar

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guns N' Roses: Welcome to the Jungle 1987 Short

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guns N' Roses: Welcome to the Videos 1998 Video video "Dead Horse"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators Live from the Roxy 2014 TV Movie Himself
C à vous 2014 TV Series Himself
Slash: Raised on the Sunset Strip 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Best Hit USA 2010-2014 TV Series Himself
Talking Dead 2014 TV Series Himself
The Distortion of Sound 2014 Documentary short
Howard Stern Birthday Bash 2014 Video Himself
Whenever! ...w/Jamie Stangroom 2014 TV Series Himself
As the Palaces Burn 2014 Documentary Himself
Larry King Now 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Hour 2010-2013 TV Series Himself
Nerdist Presents: Carrie vs. Slash 2013 TV Movie Himself - Guest
Behind the Music 1999-2013 TV Series documentary Himself
When Albums Ruled the World 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself
Mulatschag 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
Turn It Up! 2013 Documentary Himself
Die Harald Schmidt Show 2012 TV Series Himself
The Project 2012 TV Series Himself
Yle Live: Michael Monroe 50 vuotta 2012 TV Movie Himself
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern 2012 TV Series Himself
Slash: Apocalyptic Love - Live in New York 2012 Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2010-2012 TV Series Himself - Guest Musician
The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2012 TV Movie Himself
B.B. King: The Life of Riley 2012 Documentary Himself
Golden Gods Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2003-2012 TV Series Himself / Himself - The 2008 Grammy Awards
Behind the Scenes of Gotten 2012 Documentary short Himself
Gotten 2012 Video short Himself
Sunset Strip 2012 Documentary Himself
Top Gear 2012 TV Series Himself
Ali 70 from Las Vegas 2012 TV Movie Himself
MSN Exclusives 2012 TV Series Himself
My First Guitar 2011 Documentary
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Slash Made in Stoke 24/7/11 2011 Documentary Himself
TeenNick Halo Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
One by One: The Journey of Alter Bridge 2011 Documentary Himself
Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen 2011 TV Special Himself - Guitar Player
Lopez Tonight 2009-2011 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension 2011 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
Super Bowl XLV 2011 TV Special Himself - Halftime Show Member
Cry Baby: The Pedal that Rocks the World 2011 Video documentary Himself
Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero 2011 Documentary Narrator / Himself
Wild Thing 2010 Documentary Himself
That Metal Show 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Hellfest 2010 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Die Oliver Pocher Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1994-2010 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Musician / Himself - Guest
Ghost Blues: The Story of Rory Gallagher 2010 Documentary Himself
Glastonbury 2010 2010 TV Mini-Series Himself
Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin' 2010 Documentary Himself
Golden Gods Awards 2010 TV Special
Music Nuggets 2010 TV Series Himself
I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary
American Idol 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2010 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Lemmy 2010 Documentary Himself
Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 2010 TV Special Himself
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Michael Jackson 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
WWE Summerslam 2009 TV Special Himself
Brüno 2009 Himself - 'Dove of Peace'
The Chronicles of Holly-Weird 2009 Short Himself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Himself
Herpers 2009 Documentary Himself
Rock Prophecies 2009 Documentary
Osbournes Reloaded 2009 TV Series Ozzy Osbourne's Band
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie Himself
Vasco - Quello che non si potrebbe 2008 Documentary short Himself
The Story of the Guitar 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2008 2008 TV Special Himself
Q with Jian Ghomeshi 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
VH1 Rock Honors 2008 TV Movie Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2007-2008 TV Series Himself
E! Live from the Red Carpet 2008 TV Series Himself
Anvil: The Story of Anvil 2008 Documentary Himself - Guitarist
The Black List: Volume One 2008 Documentary Himself
Howard Stern on Demand 2007 TV Series Himself
2007 American Music Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2007 TV Series Themselves
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game Himself - Musical Guest
Trading Spaces 2003-2007 TV Series Himself - Guitarist: Velvet Revolver / Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Tierra Roja, Sangre Roja 2007 Video short Himself
Summer Exhibition 2007 TV Movie Himself
Velvet Revolver: Live from the 9:30 Club 2007 Video Himself
A Tribute to Les Paul 2007 TV Special
Slash: Hollywood's RockWalk Induction Ceremony 2007 Video documentary short Himself
The Royal Variety Performance 2005 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself - Rock Musician
MADtv 2005 TV Series Himself
Ozzfest: 10th Anniversary 2005 Video Himself
Likehell: The Movie 2005 Video Himself
Classic Albums 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
The 100 Greatest Albums 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Velvet Revolver: Live in Houston 2005 Himself
VH1 Big in 04 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself - Guitar: Velvet Revolver
The Story of Bohemian Rhapsody 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
Top of the Pops 2004 TV Series Himself - Performer
Howard Stern 1995-2004 TV Series Himself
Inside Out 2004 TV Series documentary
The Making of 'Hulk' 2003 Video documentary short Himself
The Anna Nicole Show 2003 TV Series Himself
Kid Notorious 2003 TV Series Himself
The Essential Michael Jackson 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself - Rock Guitarist
Bad Company: In Concert - Merchants of Cool 2002 Video documentary Himself
Jools's Hootenanny 2001 TV Series Himself
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration 2001 TV Special documentary Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2001 TV Series Himself
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks 2001 TV Series Himself
100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock 2000 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Member, Guns N' Roses
The Daily Show 2000 TV Series Himself
Top Ten 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Hendrix: Band of Gypsys 1999 Video documentary Himself
Michael Jackson & Friends 1999 TV Movie Himself
Guns N' Roses: Welcome to the Videos 1998 Video Himself - Guitars
Sin City Spectacular 1998 TV Series Himself
AVN Halloween Sex Fest 1997 Video Himself
Shockumentary 1997 Documentary Himself
MTV Europe Music Awards 1997 1997 TV Special Himself - Performer
A Fistful of Alice 1997 TV Short documentary
Private Parts 1997 Himself
Wired for Sound: A Guitar Odyssey 1997 Documentary Himself
The Rocker: Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott 1996 TV Movie documentary Himself
Woodstock '94 1995 Video documentary Himself
The Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995 TV Special documentary Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 1995 1995 TV Special Himself - Performer
Space Ghost Coast to Coast 1995 TV Series Himself
Rage 1995 TV Series Himself
Guns N' Roses: The Photographic History 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself
Guns N' Roses: Estranged - Part IV of the Trilogy!!! 1994 Video documentary Himself
Carole King: A New Colour in the Tapestry 1994 TV Movie Himself
The Word 1994 TV Series Himself
Dangerous: The Short Films 1993 Video Himself ('Give into Me' video)
The 1993 Billboard Music Awards 1993 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
Guns N' Roses: Makin' [email protected]*!ing Videos Part I - Don't Cry 1993 Video documentary Himself
Guns N' Roses: Makin' [email protected]*!ing Videos Part II - November Rain 1993 Video documentary Himself
Michael Jackson: Give in to Me 1993 Short Himself
Guns N' Roses: Use Your Illusion I 1992 Video documentary Himself (Lead Guitarist) (as Guns N' Roses)
Guns N' Roses: Use Your Illusion II 1992 Video documentary Himself (Lead Guitarist) (as Guns N' Roses)
Concierto Guns N Roses 1992 TV Movie Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 1992 1992 TV Special Himself - Guns N' Roses Guitarist
Guns N' Roses-Live in Paris 1992 TV Movie Himself
Alice Cooper: Prime Cuts 1991 Video documentary Himself
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 12 1991 Video documentary Himself
Metalhead Video Magazine Volume 2 1990 Video documentary Himself (Guns N Roses)
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 7 1990 Video documentary Himself
Guns N Roses: Live at the Ritz 1988 Video documentary Himself (Lead Guitarist) (as Guns N' Roses)
The Wildlife Waystation 2012 Documentary completed
Do You Think I'm a Joke? Documentary filming Himself
Dude! Where's My Music? Documentary post-production Himself
Haunters Documentary post-production
Until the Music Ends post-production Himself
Monster Movie Night: Yule Scaremas Special 2016 TV Movie Himself
Adam Green's Scary Sleepover 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
WiH Massive Blood Drive PSA 2016 (Blood Drive for Hilter) 2016 Short Himself
Àrtic 2015 TV Series Himself
It's So Easy and Other Lies 2015 Documentary Himself
Rock Icons 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
The Irish Rock Story: A Tale of Two Cities 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself
Conan 2010-2015 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
Mulaney 2015 TV Series Himself
Lennon or McCartney 2014 Documentary short Himself
Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself - Guns N' Roses 1985-1996
MTV Europe Music Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself - Performer / Presenter
Skavlan 2010-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dolezal Backstage 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Provokation 2015 Documentary short Himself
NeoMusic Portrait 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Video Killed the Radio Star 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Himself
Sputnik 2008 TV Series Himself
Trading Spaces 2007 TV Series Himself
Guns N' Roses: The Story 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Video on Trial 2005 TV Series Himself - Accused
Axl Rose: The Prettiest Star 2005 Video documentary Himself
The South Bank Show 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Guns n' Roses: Sex n' Drugs n' Rock n' Roll 2003 Video documentary Himself
The Queen Phenomenon 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Recording On July 10, 2012. At 6901 Hollywood Blvd.


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#Quote
1 [on Axl Rose continuing to use the name Guns N' Roses] A lot of people think it's sacrilegious to do that but he doesn't really give a hot fuck.
2 [on Axl Rose] As volatile as he is, all the things that you might find complicated or difficult about Axl is what fuels him to be such an amazing performer and such an amazing songwriter.
3 [2010] In the 1970s, my family moved from England to the Laurel Canyon area, and my parents were very much dialed in to the whole Sunset Strip scene," said the rocker. "They were both in the music business, and the whole reason we lived where we did was because of the recording industry. So I have very vivid memories of the Rainbow and the Roxy, and the Whisky was a huge point of interest at that time. And we practically lived at Tower Records. It was all so great; that's where I brought my band up. It was a such a scene. I still live close to the Strip, just up the hill, and when people are visiting from out of town, the first place I send them is the Rainbow. I still go to the Roxy and the Viper Room every so often. The Rainbow and Viper Room are almost like in a time warp. They are cryptically unchanged. You see people you haven't seen for 20 years, and they pretty much look the same now as they did then. It's sort of a trip because I'm probably one of them. The Rainbow is like the community center of the area. It's a cool place - they've got a bar, they play rock music, it's the last vestige of cool rock 'n' roll in the city. People go there religiously, and that's probably why I go there.
4 I don't see why the subject of kicking dope is such a big deal. It's personal, really. It's like asking how I go to the bathroom or what do I wash when I take a shower.
5 Axl is like a magnet for problems. I've never met anybody like him. He's the kind of guy that would get a toothbrush stuck down his throat because that particular toothbrush happened to be defective.
6 I learned some of Brad Whitford's solos, and from Joe Perry I think I just picked up slam-bam dynamics. I've always worked hard towards being able to play what I hear in my head. I don't like to over-think. If something comes into my head, I want to be able to play it instantly. That's what improvising is all about, and that's why I go and jam a lot.
7 He's a huge hero of mine and the fact that he knew who I was was a huge compliment. Bo Diddley created a myth that was uniquely his own. An entire rhythm is owed to just one guy and that's pretty rare. He was such a trooper and a timeless individual. I'm hoping the pioneers of rock like Bo Diddley won't be forgotten.
8 [on writing his memoir, "Slash"] The only reason I wrote it is because a lot of the stuff I was reading and seeing about the band got pretty frustrating. I just had to straighten out some shit.
9 For me to sound like "me" I have to have a Marshall. That's just the way it is.
10 [Jeff Beck] is one of the most amazing guitar players the world has seen when it just comes to rock and roll guitar. He's a real organic player.
11 Sex and drugs go hand in hand when you're a rock 'n' roll musician. If I were a violinist, it might be a different matter.

#Trademark
1 Leather pants and sunglasses. Wears a tophat every time he plays live.
2 Almost always had a cigarette hanging from his mouth in his early days but quit smoking when he mother died of cancer
3 His guitar riffs and high screeching guitar solos
4 Always uses Gibson Les Paul guitars of various colors, with extremely few exceptions.
5 Long curly hair, partly covering his face

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