Saul Hudson (born 23 July 1965, Stoke, England), better known by his stage name Slash, is a British-American musician. He is the former lead guitarist of the American Heavy Metal band Guns N' Roses, with whom he performed and recorded between 1985 and 1996. He later formed Slash's Snakepit and co-founded Velvet Revolver with his former bandmates Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum; and his debut solo album, Slash , was released in April 2010. In 2011 he wrote and featured on Kick It Up A Notch, the end credit song for The Disney Channel Original Movie Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension. Read more about Slash on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.