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About Gilby Clarke
Gilbert J. "Gilby" Clarke is a popular American singer, songwriter, and producer widely recognized as the guitarist who played for Guns N' Roses in the early 1990s.
His Early Career
His music career began in the 1980s. He started by working with the rock band, Candy, replacing their original guitarist, Geoff Siegel.
After leaving Candy, he formed his metal band, Kill for Thrills and they produced two of their most popular releases, “Commercial Suicide” and “Dynamite from Nightmareland”.
Working with Gun N’ Roses
In 1991, after the exit of Izzy Stradlin from Gun N’ Roses, Clarke was contracted to replace him as the rhythm guitarist for the tenure of three (3) years. He made his first appearance playing for the band on December 5, 1991 in Worcester.
Touring around the world and performing at shows, Clarke, through Axk Rosem, was introduced to other rock bands and performers. He even played “Wild Horses”, a cover by the Rolling Stones, with the rock supergroup Slash’s Snakepit. After his contract with Gun N’ Roses ended, it was never renewed and Clarke left the band in 1995.
After his exit from Guns N Roses, Clarke began performing as a solo artist while performing with some popular musical figures and groups, including the Los Angeles-based supergroup Slash's Snakepit, Nancy Sinatra, and many more.
He released his first solo album, “Pawnshop Guitars” in 1994. The album performed reasonably well; it went gold in Argentina. The album features a number of his friends including Will Effertz, who is a Bass player, and Marc Danzeisen as a backing vocalist and drummer. He also had some of the old members of Guns N’ Roses on the album.
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F.A.Q. about Gilby Clarke
When is his birthday?
Gilby Clarke's birthday is on August 17, 1962.
In how many days is his birthday?
Gilby's birthday is in 175 days
How old is he?
He is 61 years old.
Where is Gilby from?
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S..