Left Guns N' Roses in 1996 after numerous failed attempts at co-existing with longtime bandmate W. Axl Rose.
1/22/90: Created controversy after giving a profanity-laden acceptance speech at the American Music Awards.
Has not spoken to former bandmate W. Axl Rose since 1996. They communicated their song selection for the 1999 Guns N' Roses live album "Live Era" only through intermediaries.
Released two albums with his new band, Slash's Snakepit.
Attended middle and high school with longtime Guns N' Roses bandmate Steven Adler.
Before Guns N' Roses, was in a band called Road Crew with future GNR bandmates Duff McKagan and Steven Adler.
Wife Perla gave birth to a 9 lbs 4 oz baby boy, London Emilio Hudson, on August 28, 2002, and to an 8 lbs 13 oz baby boy, Cash Anthony Hudson, on June 23, 2004.
July 2001: Voted the West Midlands' best guitarist in Total Guitar Magazine's poll of the greatest British guitarists.
Auditioned for the heavy metal band Poison.
On the show "Kid Notorious" (2003), he plays himself, the voice of reason, next-door neighbor and good friend of Robert Evans (Kid Notorious). In real life, he actually is the next-door neighbor and good friend of Evans (although he says he is hardly the voice of reason).
His pulse once stopped after a drug overdose at a hotel. Doctors were able to revive him with a shot of adrenaline into his chest.
His favorite book is "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" by Hunter S. Thompson.
His father is Anthony Hudson, album cover designer for Geffen Records, including Joni Mitchell's "Court and Spark".
Mother is clothing designer Ola Hudson. Her work includes costumes for David Bowie in The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and The Pointer Sisters.
He attended Beverly Hills High School with Lenny Kravitz in the early 1980s, but did not graduate.
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