Former guitarist for Guns N'Roses.
Left Guns N'Roses in November 1991 due to "creative differences" with longtime bandmate Axl Rose.
Arrested in August 1989 for causing public disturbance during a U.S. Air flight, which involved urinating on the floor, verbally abusing a stewardess, and smoking in the non-smoking section.
Left Guns 'N Roses soon after a massive drug overdose in New York City in 1991.
Attended high school with former longtime bandmate W. Axl Rose.
His third solo album, "Ride On", was released in Japan in December 1999, but never officially released in the U.S.
After Guns N Roses won Best Hard Rock video at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sept 11, 1989, Izzy was sucker punched by Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil. Suffered a cut lip from Vince's ring but was otherwise unhurt.
Despite quitting Guns N Roses in 1991, stepped in to play five shows with his former band in late April/early May 1993. Replacement Gilby Clarke was too sick to play those shows, so Axl Rose called Izzy and asked him to step in and play.
-Is the only member of Guns N Roses to have graduated High School.
Duff McKagan played the bass guitar on his latter four solo albums "117°", "Ride on", "River", and "On Down the Road".
Recorded "Memphis", one of Chuck Berry's biggest success, on his second album
Played a couple of shows with Axl Rose's new Guns N' Roses in May 2006 including the songs "Think About You" and "Patience".
Is also a college graduate.
As of 2004, has released five albums after Guns n' Roses: "Izzy Stradlin' and the Ju Ju Hounds", "117°", "Ride On", "River", and "On Down the Road". Only the first two were released in the U.S. "Ride on" was only released in Japan, and the latter two were only released in Europe.
The five records that marked his career are Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd, Toys In The Attic by Aerosmith, Never Mind The Bollocks by Sex Pistols, Road To Ruin by Ramones y Exile On Main Street by Rolling Stones.
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