Best Grunge Guitarists


The Top Ten

1 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain 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.
2 Jerry Cantrell Jerry Cantrell 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.

I think he should be #1 really no one else plays the way he did he gave the music a dark and relatable sound

WOW not number 1 is this a POP chart?

Them bones, enough said..

3 Neil Young Neil Young Neil Percival Young, OC OM is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
4 Johnny Greenwood
5 Kim Thayil

Kim Thayil is my favorite guitarist,when I play my Fender Telecaster Deluxe I play Soundgarden songs and it rocks,he deserves to be number one

6 Billy Corgan Billy Corgan William Patrick "Billy" Corgan Jr. is an American musician, songwriter, producer, television writer, poet, and professional wrestling promoter best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and sole permanent member of The Smashing Pumpkins.
7 Pat Smear Pat Smear Georg Albert Ruthenber, professionally known as Pat Smear was the rhythm guitarist for the Grunge band Nirvana, and the Post-grunge band Foo Fighters..
8 Mike McCready
9 Vernon Reid
10 Chris Cornell Chris Cornell Chris Cornell is an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave.

Wrote heart feeling lyrics with amazing riffs even though kim is the lead guitarist chris is better than kurt cobain.

The Contenders

11 Roger Osborne
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Top Remixes

1. Neil Young
2. Kurt Cobain
3. Johnny Greenwood



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