Slash is a British musician. He is best known as the former lead guitar player of the American hard rock band Guns N’ Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late ’80s and early ’90s. at a time of 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 ’00s. In 2010, Slash put forth his eponymous debut solo album.
Slash has received critical acclaim as a guitar player. Time named him runner-up on their list of “The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players” in 2009, at a time of Guitar World ranked his solo in “November Rain” No. 6 on their list of “The 100 Greatest Guitar Solos” in 2008, and Total Guitar placed his riff in “Sweet Child o’ Mine” at No. 1 on their list of “The 100 Greatest Riffs” in 2004