This Day In Rock. Matt Sorum
Matt Sorum was born Matthew William Sørum on November 19, 1960, in an unincorporated area of Orange County, California.
He is best known as both a former member of the Guns N’ Roses, with whom he recorded three studio albums, and as a member of the supergroup Velvet Revolver. Sorum is currently a member of the touring project, Kings of Chaos, and is a former member of both The Cult and Y Kant Tori Read.
Sorum was also a member of Guns N' Roses side-projects, Slash’s Snakepit and Neurotic Outsiders, and released two solo albums, Hollywood Zen in 2004 and Startosphere in 2014.
In 2012, Sorum was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Guns N' Roses.