1. Slash was born.Without Slash being born, there would be no story.
2. Slash's brother was born. Slash claims that having a little brother changed the dynamics of his family, and for the better.
3. Slash's parents' separation. When Slash's mother and father separated, he says that he had to redefine himself on his own terms.
4. Slash owns his first guitar. Playing guitar defines Slash still, even today. It is the reason he is famous.
5. Slash joins his first band. Being in a band reassured Slash that playing Rock and Roll was what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
6. Slash becomes addicted to heroin. Becoming addicted to drugs prevented Slash from being who he wanted to be; the greatest guitarist ever.
7. Slash joins Guns 'N Roses. Guns 'N Roses is the reason that Slash became recognized as a great guitarist because of the other great musicians that surrounded him at Guns 'N Roses.
8. Guns 'N Roses split up. The breakup of the band cast Slash into a low-point in his life, and also provided him with reasons to rise out of his low-point.
9. Slash creates the band Velvet Revolver. The creation of this band put Slash back into mainstream Rock 'N Roll.
10. Slash gets married and has two kids. Slash gaining responsibility provided further reasoning to stay sober.