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Top 10 Slash Guest Sessions

Top 10 Slash Guest Sessions

Ever since Guns N' Roses burst onto the scene in 1987, lead guitarist Slash has become the Iron Man of rock 'n' roll.

Aside from his work with Guns N' Roses, Slash has led three other bands: Slash's Blues Ball, Slash's Snake Pit and Velvet Revolver.

In addition to his own projects, Slash, a highly sought-after session guest, has appeared on more than 50 albums by an eclectic range of artists including Iggy Pop, Bob Dylan, Paulina Rubio, Rod Stewart and Michael Jackson.

Here are 10 of Slash's best guest appearances, selected for variety, but mostly for the guitarist's distinct killer chops.

10. "Street Child," Street Child; Elan

One thing Slash never forgot, but that has slipped the minds of many of his late-Eighties guitar brethren, is emotion. Slash can burn with the best of them ("Paradise City" is a good reminder), yet he never fails to evoke the organic human connection a musician ought to have with his or her instrument.

In the title track off Mexican alternative rock singer Elan's 2003 album, Slash compliments the singer's morose lyricism with a chilling solo that is as expressive as it is proficient.


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