Franky Perez is an American musician best known as a solo artist, singer of Finnish Cello based rock band Apocalyptica, and as former guitarist for Scars on Broadway. He has released three solo albums, Poor Man's Son, My 4th of July and ADDICT, and performed with former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash in his live band before Slash assembled the touring band that backed him during his first full solo tour with Myles Kennedy. Perez has also collaborated with Slash's VR band mate Dave Kushner, releasing songs under the pseudonym of DKFXP, as well as the virtual band Pusher Jones, contributing the song "Count Me Out" to the The Avengers soundtrack. Perez has also performed with a number of all star cover bands over the years including Camp Freddy, Ducati All-Stars, Royal Machines, Kings of Chaos and formed Carnival of Dogs with Matt Sorum, Tracii Guns and Phil Soussan. As of 2014, Perez is the singer of Finnish metal band Apocalyptica.