Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal is an international recording artist with 20 years of releases, as well as current guitarist in Guns N' Roses.  Bumblefoot is also a songwriter & producer for other artists, writes music for TV, film & video games, and is a guest performer for many artists' albums and tours.  Bumblefoot teaches music, from private lessons to teaching music production at SUNY Purchase College, as well as writing lessons for magazines and websites, doing international clinic tours, a music coach on MTV's "Made," and a guest instructor/performer at schools and music camps around the world.  Bumblefoot is on the Board of Directors of the MS Research Foundation ( ), and has performed at multiple fundraising events for medical research, children's hospitals, and for rebuilding after natural disasters.