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The Best Slash Guitar Solos Of All Time

March 2, 2020 416 votes 47 voters35 items

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Ranking Slash's best guitar solos ever is no easy task. In Guns n' Roses alone, the legendary, Les Paul-toting guitarist, real name Saul Hudson was responsible for some of rocks most memorable solos in classics like "November Rain" and "Sweet Child o' Mine." Indeed, Hudson's storied career spans numerous other acts, such as his tenure with Velvet Revolver, his solo career, and his own group, Slash's Snakepit. 

 

Whether you prefer the blistering solos of GNR-era Slash or the cadenzas of his later releases, the Slash discography contains no shortage of good guitar solos. But, it's up to you to decide which are the best of the best. 

Vote up the greatest Slash guitar solos of all time below, and be sure to add any that you feel we may have missed.

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  • November Rain1
    38
    5

    November Rain

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion I

    Released: 1991 

    Solos: 4:12-5:00/5:28-5:53/7:10-8:51

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  • Sweet Child o' Mine2
    31
    0

    Sweet Child o' Mine

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsAppetite for Destruction

    Released: 1987 

    Solo: 2:33-3:37

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  • Paradise City3
    24
    7

    Paradise City

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsAppetite for Destruction

    Released: 1987

    Solos: 3:06-3:26/4:47-5:04

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  • Civil War4
    17
    2

    Civil War

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion II

    Released: 1991 

    Solos: 2:00-2:26/3:24-3:51/5:01-5:28

  • Don't Cry5
    12
    0

    Don't Cry

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion I

    Released: 1991

    Solo: 2:23-2:55

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  • Slither6
    17
    5

    Slither

    Velvet Revolver

    AlbumsContraband

    Released: 2004 

    Solo: 2:44-3:10

  • Knockin' on Heaven Door7
    17
    5

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion II

    Released: 1991

    Solo: 2:56-3:33

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  • You Could Be Mine8
    14
    4

    You Could Be Mine

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion II

    Released: 1991 

    Solo: 3:50-4:14

  • Welcome to the Jungle9
    14
    5

    AlbumsAppetite for Destruction

    Released: 1987 

    Solo: 2:39-3:44

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  • Mr. Brownstone10
    11
    2

    Mr. Brownstone

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsAppetite for Destruction

    Released: 1987

    Solo: 1:53-2:31

     

  • Nightrain11
    11
    2

    Nightrain

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsAppetite for Destruction

    Released: 1987 

    Solo: 1:54-2:40

  • Estranged12
    11
    4

    Estranged

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion II

    Released: 1991 

    Solo: 6:13-6:44/8:07-8:32

  • Out Ta Get Me13
    8
    2

    Out Ta Get Me

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsAppetite for Destruction

    Released: 1991 

    Solo: 2:45-3:26

     

  • Rocket Queen14
    8
    2

    Rocket Queen

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsAppetite for Destruction

    Released: 1987 

    Solo: 2:12-3:02/3:25-4:04

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  • Live & Let Die15
    11
    7

    Live & Let Die

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion I

    Released: 1991 

    Solos: 1:33-1:46/2:27-3:02

  • 14 Years16
    8
    4

    14 Years

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion II

    Released: 1991 

    Solo: 2:37-3:14

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  • Ain't It Fun17
    11
    8

    Ain't It Fun

    Guns N' Roses

    Albums"The Spaghetti Incident?"

    Released: 1993

    Solo: 3:16-3:32

  • Dust N' Bones18
    2
    1

    Dust N' Bones

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion I

    Released: 1991 

    Solo: 2:45-3:14

  • Street of Dreams19
    2
    1

    Street of Dreams

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsChinese Democracy

    Released: 2008 

    Solo: 2:16-3:01

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  • This I Love20
    2
    1

    This I Love

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsChinese Democracy

    Released: 2008 

    Solo: 2:32-3:51

  • Sucker Train Blues21
    2
    1

    Sucker Train Blues

    Velvet Revolver

    AlbumsContraband

    Released: 2004

    Solo: 2:47-3:09

  • Double Talkin' Jive22
    10
    7

    Double Talkin' Jive

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsUse Your Illusion I

    Released: 1991 

    Solo: 1:22-2:33

  • Anastasia23
    2
    1

    Anastasia

    Slash, Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators

    AlbumsApocalyptic Love

    Released: 2012 

    Solo: 2:47-3:33

  • Back and Forth Again 24
    2
    1

    Back and Forth Again

    Slash's Snakepit

    Album: It's Five O'Clock Somewhere 

    Released: 1995 

    Solo: 4:13-5:09

  • Used to Love Her25
    5
    1

    Used to Love Her

    Guns N' Roses

    AlbumsG N' R Lies

    Released: 1988 

    Solos: 1:22-1:44/2:19-2:40

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