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Slash

Nash the Slash (born Jeff Plewman on 26 March 1948) is a Canadian musician. Though a multi-instrumentalist, he is known primarily for playing electric violin and mandolin, as well as harmonica, keyboards, glockenspiel, and other instruments (sometimes described as "devices" on album notes). Nash worked as a solo artist beginning in 1975, then founded the progressive rock band FM in 1976. After it recorded one album, he left in 1977 to resume his solo career, which he relaunched in February 1978. (It was not until after Nash's departure that the album became widely issued and promoted, eventually charting and receiving a gold record award.) He later rejoined FM from 1983 to 1996, concurrent with his solo work which continues to the present day. Nash's music covers a wide range, varying from instrumental mood-setting music to rock and pop music with vocals. In addition to giving concert performances, he has composed and performed soundtrack music for silent films, presenting these works live in movie theatres to accompany screenings of the films. Another venue for his music is in performances to accompany the viewing of paintings by surrealist painter Robert Vanderhorst, an

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Slash to Mrs. Slash: Divorce Was a Stupid Idea

Slash to Mrs. Slash: Divorce Was a Stupid Idea

Slash and his almost ex-wife have reconciled ... TMZ has learned ... and he's asking the court to dismiss his divorce petition.Slash -- real name Saul Hudson -- filed a request for dismissal of… READ MORE >

Slash's National Anthem -- A Real Icebreaker

Slash's National Anthem -- A Real Icebreaker

Slash strapped up and strung out last night during the L.A. Kings game -- ripping one of the most incredible renditions of "The Star-Spangled Banner" we've ever heard.Must have worked too --… READ MORE >

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Slash Gets Sketchy on Guy's Arm

Slash Gets Sketchy on Guy's Arm

Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash obliged some overzealous fan by sketching his cartoon self-portrait on the dude's arm after a show in Vancouver this weekend.Sweet Tat o' Mine. READ MORE >

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Slash's Wife Gets No Credit at Toys'R'Us

Slash's Wife Gets No Credit at Toys'R'Us

Slash's wife didn't get credit where credit is due -- at least that's what we're told she's saying ... but we've also learned Slash ain't to blame.Perla Ferrar went to Toys"R"Us Monday to buy… READ MORE >

- 1791 days ago
Slash Files for Divorce -- And It's Bad

Slash Files for Divorce -- And It's Bad

Slash has filed for divorce, TMZ has learned, and it's gonna get ugly.According to legal docs just filed in L.A. County Superior Court, Slash -- real name Saul Hudson -- cites irreconcilable… READ MORE >

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TMZ Live: Slash, Kat Von D, and Paris Hilton

TMZ Live: Slash, Kat Von D, and Paris Hilton

We took your questions today on everything -- including Paris Hilton facing a felony drug charge, Jesse James and Kat Von D spotted out holding hands, and the pills found at the scene of wrestler… READ MORE >

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Slash Takes a Lickin' ... Keeps on Tickin'

Slash Takes a Lickin' ... Keeps on Tickin'

A crazed fan form-tackled Slash during a concert in Milan on Thursday -- and even though the former Guns N' Roses guitarist went down ... hard ... he didn't go out. Not by a long shot.And that's… READ MORE >

- 1878 days ago
Slash Sneaks Conan O'Brien Onto Leno Show

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Sneaks Conan O'Brien Onto Leno Show

Slash pulled off the ultimate act of defiance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" last night -- dude rocked a Team Coco pin on the air during his performance at the end of the show!Though it… READ MORE >

- 1945 days ago
Slash Gear Banned from Guns N' Roses Concert

Slash Gear Banned from Guns N' Roses Concert

Guns N' Roses fans were forced to take sides in the legendary war between Axl Rose and Slash -- after security at a recent GNR show banned fans from wearing Slash gear inside the show. It all went… READ MORE >

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Charlie Sheen Opens Up ... to Slash

Charlie Sheen Opens Up ... to Slash

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