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He was the GOAT; it's a tragedy he's so low on the list. Not only a technician, but also a soulful intellectual. To quote Guthrie Govan (who I'd place second on this list) "I love Shawn Lane's playing. Unbelievable player, unbelievable mind! That wasn't just a guy who practiced a lot at being fast; he had this huge brain, and this big warm heart and this special music came out of him. He will be missed."
People. This man was the fastest shredder who ever lived at speeds of up to 19 notes per second while doing extremely wide stretches. Satriani, Petrucci, Vai, Paul Gilbert, Michael Angelo Batio, and Guthrie Govan all agree that he was a terrifying and unstoppable guitar player. Look up "how to develop an outside sound" on YouTube and it will show his insane speed.
No one had the TOTAL package like this guy. He had top end speed, pin point accuracy, perfect tone, insane melodic lines and not to mention his unbelievable ability to pick every note while doing insane stretches at high speeds. Just listen to the solo at the end of Get you back.
Tomo Miličević, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett higher than Shawn Lane, Jason Becker or Paul Gilbert? - zxmV 2 Comments
He isn't the best technically, maybe on rhythms and soloing he is really good too, so yes he is really cool
The most underrated player in the most underrated band in the music industry. Lukather has it ALL. He applies his incredible jazz licks and scales to soft and hard rock songs, creating amazing, unique sounds. I can't believe buckethead is 3rd... that's ridiculous. The rest of the top ten is terrible as well. Lukather should definitely be in top 5.
What is this? - zxm
This guy is a machine.
Compare Laiho to other fast playing guitarist. Hear how cleanly Laiho plays those complex rifs.
He definitely deserves to be on this list. Shreds like Yngwie but more tasteful.V 1 Comment
He's awesome he has played with Dio and now with Whitesnake and he is Awesome!
The greatest right hand
Being a technical guitarist has to do with precision, finesse, playing by ear and actually having control over your instrument and not just running scales or arpeggios over chord changes but playing something that you hear in your head and applying it to the instrument. There is no best guitarist it is all subjective but some guitarist are just more technically skill than others. That doesn't mean you can you can't have preference to who you'd rather listen to. That's why there's democracy so we can have things like this and have freedom to have a opinion.
Gambale is a beast guitarist and musician
Rodrigo's heavy metal, rock, and nuevo flamenco influences brought to acoustic guitar and paired with Gabriela Quientero produces some the most technically challenging and awe inspiring guitar performances in rock history. Be it covering "Stairway to Heaven", thrashing through "Diablo Rojo", or the relentless picking and guitar dualing in "Hora Zero", Rodrigo Sanchez stands apart as a definitive technical Guitarist
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