Bands have multiple guitarists, but these bands have the greatest guitarists. Some of the guitarists of a same band may not perform at same time but they used to play for the band. These guitarist may be lead guitarist or rhythm guitarist or both. Please add more if you like it.
The Top Ten
1The Yardbirds - Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jeff BeckThe Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in London in 1963 that had a string of hits during the mid-1960s, including "For Your Love", "Heart Full of Soul" and "Over Under Sideways Down".
I think Jeff Beck was the most technical among them. And the most underrated to this day. - Metal_Treasure
All of them are best. - zxm
2Iron Maiden - Adrian Smith, Dave MurrayIron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.
Gers replaced Smith and then Smith rejoined. Dennis Stratton was also a rhythm guitarist before Adrian originally joined. - IronSabbathPriest
And Janick Gers. This is one of the several bands with 3 guitarists playing at the same time. - Metal_Treasure
3Metallica - Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Dave MustaineMetallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.
4Guns N' Roses - Slash, Izzy Stradlin, BucketheadGuns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also ...read more.
5Deep Purple - Ritchie Blackmore, Steve Morse, Joe SatrianiDeep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, ...read more.
6Avenged Sevenfold - Synyster Gates, Zacky VengeanceAvenged Sevenfold is an American alternative rock band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.
7Megadeth - Dave Mustaine, Marty Friedman, Chris Broderick, Glen Drover, Kiko LoureiroMegadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Megadeth was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums to date, and have gone through many lineup changes, with Dave ...read more.
How I could I missed it! Anyway happy to see someone finally added it. - zxm
8AC/DC - Angus Young, Malcolm YoungAC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014 . They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1979, after which they hired Brian Johnson ...read more.
9Judas Priest - K.K. Downing, Glenn TiptonJudas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. ...read more.
And the young Richie Faulkner who replaced K. K. Downing not long ago. - Metal_Treasure
While Gregg did play some guitar, he's more known as a keyboardist in the Allman Brothers Band. Also, Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks are worth mentioning. - Gg2000
These three were the most prominent ones. - zxm
11Whitesnake - Steve Vai, John Sykes, Doug Aldrich, Adrian VandenbergWhitesnake are a rock band formed in England in 1978 by singer David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple.
12Arch Enemy - Michael Amott, Jeff Loomis, Christopher AmottArch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996. Its members were in bands such as Carcass, Armageddon, Carnage, Mercyful Fate, Spiritual Beggars, and Eucharist.
13The Kinks - Dave Davies, Ray DaviesThe Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies. They are regarded as one of the most important and influential rock bands of the 1960s.
Ray wasn't entirely dedicated to it. He would usually either not play or strum simply while he sang. - Gg2000
Well very underrated. - zxm
14Slipknot - Jim Root, Mick Thomson, Josh Brainard, Donnie SteeleSlipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. ...read more.
15The Beatles - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George HarrisonThe Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.
The greatest band ever - RecklessGreed
16Radiohead - Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien