Best Guitarists of the '00seduardofoxx Here is the list of the best guitarist in the first decade dl new millennium (2000). A count based on Internet voting by others.
The Top Ten
One of the best guitarists I've ever seen hands down. I mean the guy plays at the Clapton crossroads festival every year and is always one of the feature acts. Don't believe me. Check out his solo for "Wait Until Tomorrow" by Hendrix off of Where the Light is live in los angeles or from the same concert the song "Neon" which is one of the most impressive acoustic sets I've had he pleasure of seeing. If those don't do it for you check out his version of "Voodoo Child" live at the Red Rocks amphitheater.
If anybody is gonna disregard this guy as one of the greatest of this generation because he made Your Body is a Wonderland, they're ignorant and blindly judging a musical genius. His guitar playing is unmatched by anybody this generation, and if you don't believe me, go and watch "Neon" from his Where the Light Is concert. Or hell, just watch the entire concert. It's on Youtube. You won't be disappointed
Mayer is really ahead from everyone at this moment.
Jack white is overrated I mean he's creative and all don't get me wrong he's got amazing songs and guitar work but john mayer is skillfull in every sense, and I'm not talking about the solos he's more complex in every aspect writing, composition, arrangements etc.
Even clapton said he's a master.
He was blessed...his ability to play is unbelievable! Hands downV 5 Comments
Dis dude's gots those ninjas skills synyster gates wish he had... synyster mcpoopoo head is a jackwagon full a pansies wait, no a pansy full a jackwagons... joo need yo hearing checked gater
Easy decision; I really don't feel like I need to form an argument for this.
The dude unlike many this past decade, tried something dofferent as opposed to just plugging in his guitar and playing very loud.V 1 Comment
How the heck is John Mayer ranked above Synyster Gates? Have any of you heard his solos in Avenged Sevenfold's songs? His best one is definitely in Afterlife, followed closely by Welcome to the Family (but all of his solos are good. ) My favorite thing about his guitar playing is that he comes up with song ideas and then challenges himself to figure out how to play them. Bet the rest of these people on this list don't do that.
Are you kidding me? Synyster is ranked THIRD?! BEHIND MEDIOCRE ACTS LIKE JACK WHITE AND JOHN MAYER?! SERIOUSLY?! (As of July 9 2013) Some of the people voting on this list clearly haven't heard his solos in songs like Afterlife, Carry On, Bat Country, Nightmare, Not Ready to Die, and on countless others. This man will surely go down as one of the greatest electric guitarists who ever lived, mark my words.
Synyster Gates puts Jack White and John Mayer to shame with his heavy melodic guitar riffs and solos. You can observe his skills in almost all of Avenged Sevenfold's songs, especially Afterlife (Written by: Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan) where he shows off his extraordinary guitar skills.
BeastV 13 Comments
At The Drive In started this young lads career in the mid 1990's and paved the guitar sounds of The Mars Volta. Omar was great long before the year of 2000. All great players on this list though.
Nobody but him can completely make solos like him off the spot. He plays alone and still makes his songs sound better than others
Guy is a bot and can play anything.
What!? This guy is damn better than the top three
Really? Where is he? He should easily be in the top 5, if not 3.
He deserves a higher position. Plug in baby and unnatural selection are amazing.
Matt Bellamy is God
He's so hot - HarrietV 1 Comment
Deserves the number one spot one of the best guitarists of all time.
Love him. He's absolutely fantastic. He's part of the black keys, which is an awesome band as well. Just keeps improving
There is no question that john is the best he has the best sound by far he has the most soul and the best energy out there listen to his live shows and you'll see
He is fantastic and so is his band
Hendrix is alive and well :)
This guy will amaze you with every turn...
Son of HendrixV 4 Comments
Maybe the most tasteful guitarist of the last decade. Really knows how to use restraint, but then sometimes wail. He plays exactly what any given Coldplay song needs to be perfect.
The greatest guitarist of the 2000's, no doubt. His guitar riffs are melodic and digs deep into the soul. Perfect.
I would say Billie Joe's hay day as a guitarist was early 90s with Kerplunk and 1039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours (The Judge's Daughter is the best punk guitar solo of all time). Most people who dog on Billie Joe, particularly his guitar skills have never listened to pre Dookie material, or even pre American idiot. He's focused a lot more on lyrics and message within his songs within the new millennium, but he still can turn the most simple chord progressions into the most memorable pieces of punk. And can still kick out a machine-gun powered solo. Listen to Restless Heart Syndrome, Let Yourself Go, and Amanda.
EPIC! The best punk guitarist ever. He has helped me grow so much musically.
Great singer & guitarist!
Billie Joe Armstrong is a good guitarist. He is a good music writer.
He is NOT the 12th best guitarist of the 2000s. He has no lead guitar skills.
The best guitarist of our times and he can play whatever he wants. He has a unique style of playing in strange and alternative climates and difficult chords and his style has given a big part of Radiohead's music identity. I'm a guitarist myself and in Jonny Greenwood's face (I'd rather say his fingers) I recognise a guitar master.
Very experimental playing, very weird for some, but actually pretty good.
He's amazing guitar playing in best of you, stacked actors, bridge every song theve written! Just so amazing, I don't know another guitarist that does everything that well!
It's absurd that Josh is ranked this low. He is a genius writer and there's not a single person that can solo like him.
VERY underrated but so AMAZING! This ginger KICKS ASS!
Way better than Sinister Gates
By the way Billie Joel Armstrongs okay but Tim Armstrong is better - renecornejo
anyone who thinks Edge ain't a great guitarist have never heard Bullet The Blue Sky (ZOO TV live version) in their lives
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