Daren Jay "DJ" Ashba (born November 10, 1972) is an American musician, producer, and songwriter. He is currently the lead guitarist in Sixx:A.M. and was the lead guitarist in Guns N' Roses from 2009 to 2015. He is also known for his work with hard rock bands BulletBoys and Beautiful Creatures. He has worked with various artists including Mötley Crüe, Drowning Pool, Marion Raven, Aimee Allen and Neil Diamond. He is the CEO of Ashba Media.