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Ron Thal

Born: Sep 25, 1969

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Ron Thal

Date of Birth : Sep 25, 1969
Birth Place : New York City

Ronald Jay "Ron" Blumenthal, better known by his stage name Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, is an American guitarist, songwriter, recording artist and producer. He adopted his nickname from the bacterial infection of the same name, which he learned about while helping his wife study for her veterinary exams. The name went from being just the name of an album, to the name of a record label, to a band name, to eventually his name as a solo artist. He was also the lead guitarist in Guns N' Roses between 2006 and 2014 and performed on their sixth studio album Chinese Democracy. Since the early 90s, Thal has released 10 CDs and a live DVD. He has appeared as a guest performer on other albums and on numerous compilation CD's. Thal has been the cover feature of several international guitar magazines, as well as the subject of many print, radio and web interviews. Over the past twenty years, Thal has also worked with numerous bands and artists as producer, engineer, writer, arranger, and performer. He also writes TV jingles, theme songs, and background music.


  • Actor
  • Musician
  • Photographer
  • Composer
  • Record producer
  • Songwriter
  • Guitarist

Also known as

  • Ronald Jay Blumenthal
  • Bumblefoot
  • Ronald Blumenthal
  • Bumblefoot
  • Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal
  • Ron ''Bumblefoot'' Thal


  • Jennifer Thal
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