Top 10 Alternative Rock Guitarists

The Top Ten

1 Jack White (White Stripes, The Raconteurs) Jack White (White Stripes, The Raconteurs)

Kinda overrated for being at number 1. - zxm

2 Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. is an American musician who is best known as the lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and main songwriter for the rock band Alice in Chains.
3 Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth)
4 Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave) Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave) Thomas Morello is an American musician, singer-songwriter and political activist. He is best known for his tenure with the band Rage Against the Machine and then with Audioslave.
5 Kim Thayil (Soundgarden)
6 John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) John 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.
7 Matthew Bellamy (Muse)
8 Johnny Greenwood (Radiohead)
9 John McGeoch (Siouxsie & the Banshees, Magazine)
10 Lou Reed (The Velvet Underground) Lou Reed (The Velvet Underground)

The Contenders

11 Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth)
12 Ron Asheton (The Stooges)
13 Geordie Walker (Killing Joke)
14 Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) Kurt 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.

Kurt Cobain is the BEST alternative guitar player. He wasn't a boring virtuoso, he was a brilliant, creative guitar player.

15 Daron Malakian (System of a Down) Daron Malakian (System of a Down) Daron Vartan Malakian is an Armenian–American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.
16 Tom Verlaine (Television)
17 Vernon Reid (Living Colour)
18 Mike McReady (Pearl Jam)
19 Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day)
20 Jerry Horton (Papa Roach)
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1. John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
2. Matthew Bellamy (Muse)
3. Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains)
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1. Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
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1. John McGeoch (Siouxsie & the Banshees, Magazine)
2. Lou Reed (The Velvet Underground)
3. Ron Asheton (The Stooges)
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