Former Guns 'N' Roses star Slash is splitting from his wife Perla Ferrar after almost nine years of marriage.
The guitarist – real name Saul Hudson – filed for divorce on Monday citing irreconcilable differences and listed July 15, 2010 as the date of separation.
"I can confirm the divorce papers were filed and from Slash's perspective the split is amicable," his representative told People magazine.
Slash – who now performs with the band Velvet Revolver – married Perla in October 2001, and they have two sons together, London Emilio, eight, and six-year-old Cash Anthony.
The Hampstead-born 45-year-old – pictured with his wife in April - is reportedly seeking joint custody of the boys and is said to be willing to pay spousal support.
Slash's marriage to Perla was his second – he divorced actress Renee Suran in 1997 after five years of marriage.
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