Best Grunge Guitarists
The Top Ten
1 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..
No one even close...
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2 Mike McCready
Cantrell is #1
McCready is #2
Thayil is #3
Cobain is whatever... wasn't that much as a guitar player. Couldn't play solos and his songs are really simplistic... and that's what's AMAZING about him!
3 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.
NUMBER 1 are you kidding how is he the best his songs are simple and he himself admits he's an awful guitarist - christangrant
4 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
5 Neil Young
Neil Percival Young, OC OM is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
6 Johnny Greenwood
7 Chris Cornell
Chris Cornell was 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. He died on May 17, 2017.
Wrote heart feeling lyrics with amazing riffs even though kim is the lead guitarist chris is better than kurt cobain.
8 Steve Turner
9 Mark Arm
10 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.
11 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..
12 James Iha
13 Buzz Osborne
Buzz Osborne is an American musician, and composer. He is mostly known for the lead vocalist of the American Sludge Metal band "The Melvins".
14 Vernon Reid
15 Stone Gossard
Stone Carpenter Gossard is an American musician who serves as the rhythm and additional lead guitarist for the American rock band Pearl Jam. Along with Jeff Ament, Mike McCready, and Eddie Vedder, he is one of the founding members of Pearl Jam.
16 Roger Osborne
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