One of the most iconic guitarist of all time, Slash injected some hard rock soul into the arm of Eighties rock with his detached cool attitude and breathtaking leads. Before Guns N’ Roses released Appetite for Destruction, the metal scene was dominated by puffy-haired, spandex-wearing dudes wielding pointy-headstock Jacksons and hiding behind thousands of dollars worth of rackmount gear. Suddenly, there was Slash, reeling off breathtaking lead breaks with nothing but a Les Paul and a Marshall stack, playing guitar music the way God intended.

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