Saul Hudson better 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. In September 2008, Slash began production on his debut solo album. He described the process of recording by himself as "cathartic. In 1991, Slash played lead guitar on the single "Give In To Me" off
Michael Jackson's album Dangerous, as well as in the opening skit for the song "Black or White" off the same album.
Slash joined his first band, Tidus Sloan, in 1981. In 1983, he formed the band Road Crew—named for the Motörhead song "(We Are) The Road Crew"—with his childhood friend
Steven Adler. Slash disbanded the group the following year due to them not being able to find a singer, as well as Adler's lack of work ethic compared to himself and McKagan
On October 10, 1992, Slash married model-actress in California.[They divorced in late 1997 after five years of marriage.[ Slash married Perla Ferrar on October 15, 2001, in Hawaii. They have two sons. Slash is a both citizen of the United Kingdom and the United States.