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Hillel Slovak

Hillel Slovak
Also known as Slim
Slim Bob Billy
Huckleberry
Born April 13, 1962(1962-04-13)
Haifa, Israel
Died June 25, 1988 (aged 26)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genre(s) Alternative rock, Funk rock, Funk metal
Occupation(s) Musician, Songwriter
Instrument(s) Guitar
Years active 1980 - 1988
Label(s) MCA, EMI
Associated acts Red Hot Chili Peppers
What Is This?
Website redhotchilipeppers.com
Notable instrument(s)
Fender Stratocaster
Fender Telecaster
Gibson Les Paul

Death
Hillel and Anthony developed serious heroin habits early in their careers that ultimately led to Hillel's death. During the European tour supporting The Uplift Mofo Party Plan album, suspicions of his drug problems began to haunt the band. Hillel was temporarily fired for his drug use. Unfortunately, these suspicions came to public light when Hillel relapsed, resulting in erratic behavior and botched performances. Slovak was found dead of a speedball overdose on June 25, 1988, shortly after the band returned from the Europe tour. He was twenty-six years old. Hillel is interred at Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery in Hollywood Hills, California.

His last recording, a cover version of the Jimi Hendrix song "Fire", would later appear in Mother's Milk.



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