Happy Birthday today (Nov. 10) to Sixx A.M. guitarist (ex Guns N' Roses) DJ Ashba. He's 45. In remembrance, both Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer and original Alice Cooper guitarist Glen Buxton would have been 70.

DJ Ashba is the current lead guitarist of Sixx:A.M. (Nikki Sixx’ from Motley Crue’s band.) He was lead guitarist in Guns N ‘ Roses from 2009 to 2015. He was announced as new lead guitarist in the band March of 2009, replacing Robin Finck, who left the band to rejoin Nine Inch Nails. Ashba first played with Guns N’ Roses as part of the band’s Chinese Democracy Tour in 2009 and appears on the band’s 2014 Appetite for Democracy dvd release. He announced that he would be leaving Guns N' Roses to commit fully to Sixx:AM in July of 2015. The band toured with Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown last year in support of their album Prayers for the Damned, Vol. and also released Prayers for the Blessed, Vol. 2. Cheers to DJ Ashba on his birthday! I've seen him perform with both Sixx A.M. and Guns N' Roses. The dude rocks.

Greg Lake
Ringo Starr performs live with Greg Lake of Emerson Lake & Palmer. Photo by Scott Harrison/Getty Images
Glen Buxton
Glen Buxton/Youtube

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