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Review: Slash

When Guns N’ Roses disintegrated in the mid-’90s, few would have suspected that the popular act’s top-hatted guitarist would go on to enjoy a more successful career than any of his band mates. Vocalist Axl Rose, the sole remaining original member of the band, has managed to release only one album during the past 19 years. A few former members of the band have crafted respectable but minor careers. Slash, meanwhile, has thrived. A capacity audience of almost 3,000 heard the guitarist offer a survey of his remarkably productive career Thursday at the Midland Theater. His riveting two-hour appearance included...