Why Slash Was One Of The Best Guitarists of the 1980s

The hair and the tophat could never hide one of the great guitarists of all time. Slash and his GNR bandmates came along at the perfect time in the ’80s injecting fire and personality into a rock scene that seemed more focused on hairspray and makeup at the time. The hard charging guitarist gave rise to a whole new group of rockers.  

Check out some of our favorite Slash performances over the years and see why he is one of the great guitarists of all time. If you want to know more about Slash’s life, this is a great read.

Sweet Child of Mine

Slash Solo

Paradise City

November Rain – It’s from 1991 but we are celebrating Slash here. Watch him at 4:13

Gods of Thunder Tribute to Kiss with Ace Frehley, Rob Zombie, Tommy Lee, Scott Ian, and Gilby Clarke

The acoustic side of Slash – Fall To Pieces

Sweet Child of Mine Acoustic