Slash, born Saul Hudson in 1965, is a renowned British-American rock guitarist best known as the lead guitarist of the iconic hard rock band Guns N' Roses. His top hat, long curly hair, and extraordinary guitar skills became his trademarks. He played a crucial role in the band's success, contributing to hits like "Sweet Child o' Mine" and "November Rain." Post-Guns N' Roses, he pursued a successful solo career and collaborated with various musicians across different genres. Slash is recognized for his distinct playing style and his partnership with his Gibson Les Paul guitar.