Axl takes DJ Ashba with him everywhere, so you may not realize there are actually three guitarists in Guns N' Roses. One is Ron Bumblefoot Thal. The other is Richard Fortus, who has some rock cred. He's got time logged with the Psychedelic Furs, Thin Lizzy, Rihanna (let's forget that one), many other bands, and most recently GNR.
Check out the interview at Hellfest.