51 years old (Born on July 23, 1965)
musician; He is famous from Guns N` Roses.Before Guns N` Roses, was in a band called Road Crew with future GNR bandmates Duff McKagan and Steven Adler. Has not spoken to former bandmate W. Axl Rose since 1996. They communicated their song selection for the 1999 Guns N` Roses live album "Live Era" only through intermediaries. His father is Anthony Hudson, album cover designer for Geffen Records, including Joni Mitchell`s "Court and Spark". 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. His favorite book is "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" by Hunter S. Thompson.
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Auditioned for the heavy metal band Poison.
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).
1998: Left Guns N' Roses in 1996 after numerous failed attempts at co-existing with longtime bandmate W. Axl Rose.
Left Guns N` Roses in 1996 after numerous failed attempts at co-existing with longtime bandmate W. Axl Rose.
He attended Beverly Hills High School with Lenny Kravitz in the early 1980s, but did not graduate.
Slash plays on first single The Hunter on Paul Rodgers` Tribute To Muddy Waters album
His influences are Jeff Beck, AC/DC, T-Rex, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Muddy Waters and B.B. King. (Metal Edge magazines July 1988.)
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.
Guitarist for the heavy-metal band Guns N' Roses.
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.
1/22/90: Created controversy after giving a profanity-laden acceptance speech at the American Music Awards.
July 2001: Voted the West Midlands` best guitarist in Total Guitar Magazine`s poll of the greatest British guitarists.
Of Nigerian and English descent.
Released two albums with his new band, Slash`s Snakepit.
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.
Has recorded with British heavy metal band Motu00f6rhead, American singer and longtime friend Lenny Kravitz and Michael Jackson.
Attended middle and high school with longtime Guns N` Roses bandmate Steven Adler.