Rocker Slash Files for Divorce After 9-Year Marriage

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    Perla Ferrar and Slash in better times.

    Slash is going solo once again.

    The ex-Guns N’ Roses axeman filed for divorce from his wife of nine years, Perla Ferrar, citing irreconcilable differences, according to reports.

    “I can confirm the divorce papers were filed and from Slash’s perspective the split is amicable,” his rep told People mag.

    According to TMZ, which first broke the news, the long-haired guitarist made the breakup official on July 15 in L.A. Superior Court.

    Slash, whose real name is Saul Hudson, and Ferrar have two sons together, London, 8, and Cash, 4, People reported. Slash will reportedly seek joint physical and legal custody of the children.

    After leaving Guns N’ Roses in 1996 amid a dispute with singer Axl Rose, the rocker went on to form Slash’s Snakepit and co-found Velvet Revolver.

    The musician’s solo album, Slash, debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard album charts this past March, MTV News reported.

    Slash was previously married to model Renee Suran.

    Selected Reading: MTV, MySpace, People