Top Ten Current Guitarists


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21JB Brubaker. August Burns Red

Most inovative/creative writing style I've ever heard I don't think any of these other guys can quite compare with the complexity of his work

He shreds on guitar... Look at those nice breakdowns and guitar solos

Man, this guy is like, really talented. he makes good riffs that match up with other instruments.

22Derek Mount, Family Force 5
23Oli Herbert, All That Remains
24Dan Jacobs, Atreyu
25John FruscianteJohn Anthony Frusciante is an American guitarist, singer, producer and composer.He is best known for his time with the Funk Rock California based band the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Constantly able to adapt and change his sound, yet always sounds amazing

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26Mark Tremonti

Tremonti is better than most of these guitarists on here. Don't know why he is not in the top 10. That's my opinion

Tremonti is toe to toe with Gates although I think Tremonti is on a brand new level

I agree tremonti is quality personified on guitar

Best. Guitarist. EVER

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27Jack White

He got that bluesy sound that Led Zep and Hendrix could create!

28Derek Trucks
29Adam Dutkiewicz, Killswitch Engage

Nut case can play

30Curtis Ward, Bring Me The Horizon
31Keith Urban

Definitely Deserves Higher up,

33Brad Delson, Linkin Park
34Jonny GreenwoodJonathan Richard Guy, professionally known as Johnny Greenwood is an English musician and composer, mostly known for his role as the one of the lead guitarists and main keyboardist of the English alternative rock band Radiohead.

It's absurd that he did not make the top ten. This guy is so talented on the guitar. He should've made the top ten, easy.

35Tosin Abasi, Animals As Leaders
36The Edge
37Quinn Allman, The Used
38Zach Blair, Rise Against
39John 5

Very very underrated due to being with zombie, but his instrumentals are diverse and his sound is original

40Zakk Wylde, Black Label SocietyZakk Wylde is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and occasional actor who is best known as the former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, and founder of the heavy metal band Black Label Society.

No way he is 54 on list. He is top 5 for sure. Popularity or talent here?

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