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Slash

1965 - Today

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Saul Hudson (born July 23, 1965), better known as Slash, is a British-American guitarist from Stoke-on-Trent, England. He is best known as the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Slash has received critical acclaim and is considered one of the greatest guitarists in history.In 1993, Slash formed the side project Slash's Snakepit and in 1996 he left Guns N' Roses and co-founded the supergroup Velvet Revolver, which re-established him as a mainstream performer in the mid to late 2000s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Slash has received more than 382,812 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Slash is the 229th most popular musician (down from 198th in 2019), the 898th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 779th in 2019) and the 50th most popular British Musician.

Slash is a type of fan fiction that takes two characters from a TV show, book, or movie and inserts them into a homosexual relationship.

Memorability Metrics

  • 380k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Slash ranks 229 out of 2,675Before him are Peter Tosh, Louis Vierne, Carl Michael Bellman, Georges Prêtre, Count Basie, and Leslie Cheung. After him are Duff McKagan, Gidon Kremer, Ginger Baker, Paul Stanley, Narciso Yepes, and Steve Harris.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1965, Slash ranks 23Before him are Brooke Shields, Mads Mikkelsen, Dr. Dre, Scottie Pippen, Ben Stiller, and Gong Li. After him are José Luis Chilavert, Aamir Khan, Hans-Dieter Flick, Khaled Hosseini, Sam Mendes, and Shamil Basayev.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Slash ranks 898 out of 6,924Before him are Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806), Rob Halford (1951), Margaret of York (1446), William Carey (1761), Brian Josephson (1940), and Ian McDiarmid (1944). After him are Prince John of the United Kingdom (1905), Kiefer Sutherland (1966), Brian Cox (1946), Ginger Baker (1939), Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850), and Charles Wheatstone (1802).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Slash ranks 50Before him are Pete Townshend (1945), Ian Paice (1948), Ian Curtis (1956), Keith Moon (1946), Brian Eno (1948), and Ronnie Wood (1947). After him are Ginger Baker (1939), Steve Harris (1956), John Mayall (1933), Roger Daltrey (1944), Alan Parsons (1948), and Amy Winehouse (1983).

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