Slash once teamed up with the Black Eyed Peas for a Super Bowl halftime show that featured the most divisive Sweet Child O’ Mine performance ever

Fergie and Slash
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Earlier this month, Super Bowl LVII took place, and once again, those who tuned in to the game were also treated to an A-list musical performance at the halfway mark, courtesy of Rihanna and her backing band, which featured her longtime electric guitar player, Nuno Bettencourt.

Even those unfamiliar with the NFL are aware of the prestigious Super Bowl halftime show and its rich music history, with the likes of Prince, The Rolling Stones, U2, The Who and other guitar-heavy acts all gracing the field over the years.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.