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Saul Hudson (born 23 July 1965, Stoke, England), better known by his stage name Slash, is a British-American musician. He is the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he performed and recorded between 1985 and 1996, Reuniting with the band in 2016. He later formed Slash's Snakepit and co-founded Velvet Revolver with his former bandmates Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum; and his debut solo album, Slash , was released in April 2010. Read more on Last.fm

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Did Gene Simmons just accidentally leak a Download Festival line-up announcement? (Answer: Yes)

November 11th, 2014

From the KISS frontman’s personal Twitter account

Oh Gene.

This is probably why you shouldn’t let ageing rockstars setup their own pre-dated scheduled tweets. The offending tweet has since been deleted, but hey, nothing ever really gets deleted on the internet.

UPDATED (AGAIN):

But of course.ThatsNotWhatTrolling-Means

Hmmmmmmm. Riiiiight.

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Album: Slash – Apocalyptic Love

May 24th, 2012

Slash
Apocalyptic Love
Roadrunner Records
22 May 2012

by David Keevil

Slash carries a name, and an image, that has become synonymous with rock music; from the iconic opening blast of ‘Welcome to the Jungle’, through to his bolshy groove-ridden tenure for Velvet Revolver, this is a man who’s been an ambassador for hard rock ever since the late-80s heyday of Guns N’ Roses. It’s down to being such an enduring masthead of rock music – even if his cultural zenith peaked twenty years ago – that every new Slash record must drag the weight of his much more prosperous days behind him.

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Download Festival announces 30 new bands; internet collapses under the weight of forum-bitching

April 12th, 2010

In the continued game of one-upmanship that Download and Sonisphere have been engaging in for no good reason, today Download decided to annouce thirty acts. How the hell are we supposed to come up with enough snide and bitchy comments about thirty bloody bands? I ask you.

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Sunday Spotify Slaylist: Slash Special

July 19th, 2009

Slash guitars promo photo Thrash Hits

This coming week sees a couple of big occasions in the life of the guitarist formerly known as Saul Hudson. Not only does Tuesday mark the 22nd anniversary of the release of Appetite For Destruction, but then on Thursday, Slash hits his 44th birthday. Holy shit! That means Slash has been carrying the millstone of his best work being behind him for exactly half his entire life. That’s just gotta sting.

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