Slash's Snakepit


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lash's Snakepit was founded by runaway Guns N' Roses guitar man Slash (Real Name: Saul Hudson) as an outlet for his bluesy Hard Rock passions outside of the confines he experienced in the worsening musical relationship that was ripping G N' R apart. He first recruited Matt Sorum on drums but he would soon leave before the debut album's release. He also brought in Gilby Clarke on guitar, Eric Dover (ex-Jellyfish; vocals) and Mike Inez (ex-Alice In Chains; bass).

Partially written by Dover, the debut album, It's Five O'Clock Somewhere (1995), filled the void that G N' R failed to fill, at least in part, and the hungry G N' R fans bought it up to give it a 70 in the US (15 UK) The solos and bluesy songs were taken on tour and upon return Slash promptly quit Guns N' Roses to much hype and speculation; a move that led to that act's demise.

Slash's Snakepit was thought dead, but in 2000 Slash recruited a whole new act with Matt Laung (drums), Ryan Roxie (guitar/vocals), Jack Douglass (sitar/vocals) and Rod Jackson (vocals), as well as himself still on guitar, to quietly release Ain't Life Grand in 2000, a low key affair that got a very low key notice. In 2004 Slash would engage in the Velvet Revolver project.


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Nation USA
City Los Angeles, California
Promotional Address Unknown
Genre Heavy Metal
Reformations 1
Web Unknown
Active Years 1995-
E-Mail Unknown
RRCA File Code REV00421
Diskery ID 417

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