Greatest Electric Guitarists

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41 Dave Mustaine Dave Mustaine ...read more.

Once again, should be listed high. also where is kurt hammet

Best guitarist ever what is he doing here

Nobody makes riffs like this guy. What people? Jimmy page, hendrix, blackmore, steve vai, satriani, pettruchi, dave, tremonti should be in top 10

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42 Dick Dale
43 Daron Malakian Daron Malakian Daron Vartan Malakian is an Armenian–American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.

He really should be on top 10, THE BEST GUITARIST EVER ON EARTH! You never could find someone better than him at any way.
THE BEST - daronboy

He's not the best player ever, but when you consider that he writes and produces a lot of his band's songs, he's at least top 10 or 15

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44 Matt Bellamy Matt Bellamy Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and compose most famous for being the main vocalist in alternative rock band Muse.

He is one of the best modern guitarist, but is often overlooked due to Muse's polarizing style. Look at songs like "Knights of Cydonia", "Plug in Baby" (one of the best riffs of all time) and one of Muse's newer songs "Reapers." These songs showcase his guitar skills very well, among many other songs.

Matthew Bellamy is just Uprising. Not much to say being an amazing guitarist, I reckon the best of all time! You listen to him for the 1st time, you'll suddenly change your mind because he'll blow it like hell.

Nothing much to say about him just listen plug in baby... )

He is really underrated..

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45 Brad Delson Brad Delson Bradford Phillip Delsonis an American musician, best known as the lead guitarist and one of the founding members of the Grammy Award winning rock band Linkin Park. V 1 Comment
46 Lincoln Brewster

Worship leader. Serves JESUS CHRIST.
Cracking and epic solos in -
'Let Your Glory Shine', 'All To You' and instrumental tracks 'Miraculum' and 'O Little Town Of Bethlehem' are just a few.
Multi-Talented Musician, song writer and producer. God Gifted!

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47 Eric Johnson Eric Johnson Eric Johnson (born August 17, 1954) is an American guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist from Austin, Texas. Best known for his electric guitar skills, Johnson is also a highly proficient acoustic, lap steel, resonator, and bass guitarist as well as an accomplished pianist and vocalist.

Eric Johnson is one of the most respected guitar virtuosos in the world. He has a fast, slick style and a brilliant tone. In the late eighties and nineties, Johnson took blues and jazz influences and catapulted them into the next world. And not many guitarists can top 'Cliffs of Dover'. - Floods

Cliffs of Dover! That work alone should put Eric Johnson near the Top 10 (certainly as good if not better than any of the Top 10 currently listed. ).

48 Robin Trower

Truely one of the best '70's rock guitar legends ever to play. He has fast overtones and sweet licks.

Had the biggest influence on me as a teenager. Many great memories at the lake playing his music.

Still one of the best at making the guitar be himself

49 Ken Kitamura
50 Tommy Emmanuel Tommy Emmanuel

Wheres Tommy an Absolutely fantastic guitarist and performer

Far and away the best acoustic player who ever lived...his live performances are ledgendary...go see him

51 Alvin Lee Alvin Lee

Alvin lee greatest rock and blues guitarist listen to live version of help me

Woodstock, I'm going home. Watch it and weep

Fast or blue just an incredible talent.

52 Ichiro Takigawa

very talented guitarist of D'ERLANGER, BODY and CRAZE - ronluna

53 Todd Rundgren Todd Rundgren
54 Paul Gilbert Paul Gilbert

Omg the most underrated and perhaps best guitar player ever. Ignorant people like slash before hearing paul gilbert. "

Very under rated! He is amazing live! Wish he would do more in the USA.

One of the best in the WORLD. So versatile! He's a musical genius, a shredder from hell

55 Shawn Lane
56 Herman Li Herman Li Herman Li is a Hong Kong-born, British Chinese musician, record producer, and lead guitarist for the British Power-Metal band Dragonforce.

Herman Li of dragonforce is by far the most masterful guitar player of all time. The only person on earth that can come close to matching his skill is his apprentice that plays lead guitar simaltaneously with herman in the band.

One of the absolute best gutarists out here, better than Hendrix.

57 Adam Jones Adam Jones Adam Thomas Jones (born January 15, 1965) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning American musician and visual artist, best known for his position as the guitarist for Tool.

So, so, so good at what he does. The booming sounds in Lateralus, Schism, Vicarious, and Sober are so sick!

58 Ron Thal
59 Johnny Marr Johnny Marr

Not a guitar hero in the conventional sense of the word, nevertheless, Johnny Marr is one of the most influential guitarists of the past twenty + years. His arpaeggiated leads are very difficult to play, and when he breaks loose with a guitar solo, the sounds are unrecognisable as having come from a guitar - Floods

How is he not higher. He is the greatest guitarist to come from 80's music. I find it hard to find the reasons why he is lower than some other guitarists on this list but you know. Great gigs as well.

60 Alexi Wildchild Laiho Alexi Wildchild Laiho

An Amazing Guitarist indeed. He won the Dimebag young shredder award. That should say it all. - ShreddingCobra

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