Saul Hudson (born July 23, 1965), known by his stage name Slash, is a British-American musician and songwriter. He is best known as the former lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. During his later years with Guns N' Roses, Slash formed the side project Slash's Snakepit. He then co-founded the supergroup Velvet Revolver, which re-established him as a mainstream performer in the mid to late 2000s. In 2010, Slash released his eponymous debut solo album, featuring an all-star roster of guest musicians.
Slash is the quintessential modern rock icon. Slash has changed the rock landscape with his rhythmic riffs and unforgettable soulful leads becoming one of the most recognizable guitar players on the planet. Slash has relied on Ernie Ball Strings live and in the studio for over 20 years.
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