Worst Guitarists of All Time

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1Lil WayneDwayne Michael Carter, Jr., also known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age . He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career . He's often criticized for constantly talking about money, girls, and ...read more.

His Rebirth Album was an Epic Fail, and it's no wonder. His Guitar skills are beyond stupid. definitely deserves to be #1

The only person who even deserves to be on this list.

Lil Wayne's guitar playing was so bad it shouldn't even count for this list - Nickelstickman

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2Kurt CobainKurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.

Grunge was not meant to be the best genre of music with the most talented musicians. He was never in to being the most talented guitarist. - Metal2003

He even admitted he was a bad guitar player.

What I didn't like nirvana but Kurt isn't that bad at guitar rolling stone had him in top 100 of all time

His guitar playing wasn't that bad. Sure, it's nothing special, but it's not that bad. - MKBeast

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3Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.

Why Is Billie Joe here?! He should not Be here!

You shut up. Billie is amazing. Why did you put him on? Oh yeah because your an idiot - Jetticus12

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4Nick JonasNicholas Jerry "Nick" Jonas is an American singer, songwriter and actor, best known as one of the Jonas Brothers, a pop rock band he formed with his brothers Kevin and Joe.

His song and his guitar playing is just no...

5Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing about her personal life and not using AUTO-TUNE in her music . She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after ...read more.
6Fred DurstWilliam Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the nu metal band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums.

Fred isn't a guitarist, definitely removed from this list. - 05yusuf09

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9James Hetfield James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.

Get this guy out of here. Have you HEARD Master Of Puppets, Death Magnetic, Kill Em All, or Ride The Lightning? - MKBeast

10Noel GallagherNoel Thomas David Gallagher is an English musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist. He served as the lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and principal songwriter of the rock band Oasis.

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11Kirk Hammett Kirk Lee Hammett is the lead guitarist and songwriter for the heavy metal band Metallica and has been a member of the band since 1983. Before joining Metallica he formed and named the band Exodus.

Seriously? This guy's solos are awesome! - MKBeast

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13Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.

This list is a lie. Probably a 8 year old kid uploaded it to troll. Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain don't belong here. Slash and James Hetfield are also really talented. Whoever uploaded this is a joke.

Cobain said his guitar playing sucked, but it really doesn't suck that badly. Other than that, ditto. - MKBeast

The point is that Kurt Cobain said he is bad but that doesn't mean he is one of the worst. It is also weird that above it says Jimi Hendrix was one of the greatest guitarists of all time but he is on the list. Weird right?

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14Jimmy PageJames Patrick Page is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.V1 Comment
15Eddie Van HalenEdward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen is a Dutch-American musician, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, occasional keyboardist and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen.
16Dave MustaineDavid Scott "Dave" Mustaine was born September 13, 1961. He is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. He is best known as the co-founder, guitarist, and lead singer of the American thrash metal band Megadeth, and well known as the original lead guitarist for the American heavy metal ...read more.

What?! Are you smoking something?! - MKBeast

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18Chad KroegerChad Robert Kroeger is a Canadian musician and producer, best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist for the Canadian rock band, Nickelback.

Out of most of the selections here, he belongs here. - MKBeast

One of the worst, below many of the best? How rigged. - Metal2003

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20Wes BorlandWesley Louden "Wes" Borland is an American rock musician and artist. He is best known as the current guitarist and backing vocalist of the nu metal band Limp Bizkit and as the lead vocalist of the industrial rock band Black Light Burns.
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