Greatest Living Rock Musicians

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61 John Frusciante John Frusciante John Anthony Frusciante is an American guitarist, singer, producer and composer.He is best known for his time with the Funk Rock California based band the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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62 Serj Tankian Serj Tankian Serj Tankian is a Lebanese-born Armenian-American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet, and political activist.
63 Jacoby Shaddix


64 Roger Daltrey Roger Daltrey Roger Harry Daltrey, is an English singer and actor. In a music career spanning more than 50 years, Daltrey came to prominence in the mid 1960s as the founder and lead singer of the English rock band The Who, which released fourteen singles that entered the Top 10 charts in the United Kingdom during more.
65 Sting Sting Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE, known professionally by his stage name Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the lead singer for the English band The Police
66 Jack White Jack White
67 Nikki Sixx Nikki Sixx Nikki Sixx is an American musician, songwriter, radio host, and photographer, best known as the co-founder, bassist, and primary songwriter of the band Mötley Crüe.

Nikki Sixx is awesomee! Maybe not the best bass player ever, but he is still an amazing song writer and has skills on bao. - RocketQueeen

68 Matthew Bellamy Matthew 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.

This guy does everything at such a high level. Yes we know, piano at 6 and guitar at 11, but it seems they are just getting started. Bigger and better are the end result.

69 Gene Simmons Gene Simmons Chaim Witz, known professionally by his stage name Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor and television personality.
70 Burton Cummings
71 Motoyuki MORRIE Otsuka

have lots of influenced bands - ronluna

72 Duff McKagan Duff McKagan Michael Andrew "Duff" McKagan is an American musician, singer, songwriter and author. He is best known for his twelve-year tenure as the bass guitarist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. McKagan rejoined the band in 2016, following more.
73 Alexi Laiho Alexi Laiho
74 Blackie Lawless
75 Steven Tyler Steven Tyler Steven Tyler is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and former television music competition judge, best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion.


76 Angus Young Angus Young Angus McKinnon Young is an Australian guitarist of Scottish origin, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and sole constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. When performing live he does his own version of Chuck Berry's "duck walk" and has also spun on his side while more.

The Guitar God! Best musican and guitar player ever! He really know what he does. He has a Rock'N'Roll Soul! Let There Be Rock!

77 Tom DeLonge Tom DeLonge Thomas Matthew "Tom" DeLonge, Jr., is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and film producer. He was born in Poway, California on December 13, 1975 . When he was in high school at age 15, he got expelled for drinking at a basketball game . He also used to play the more.

This dude is one of the best lyricists of the 21st century, his music truly has power and meaning that it makes you cry, but he also has fun and cheerful songs, he has songs for all moods, anger, sadness, and happiness. With this century of lyrics about twerking and parties, Tom writes about stuff such as how messed up society is, the experience of a divorce, and about his brother fighting in a war. He can also play guitar very well and has greatly improved in playing since his first day in Blink-182, now he plays it better than ever. I saw a recent live show of his on YouTube, and man, his guitar playing kills it! He has progressed so much in his guitar playing. His singing voice is so unique, that raspiness and loud, high pitchness to it, and he has many good vocal performances since he has power to his voice and actually adds emotion to his voice, not just randomly sing. Even if he sings bad on some performances, at least he actually sings and not lipsyncs, he would rather be known ...more - AnimeDrawer

78 Chrissie Hynde
79 Joe Satriani Joe Satriani Joseph Satriani (born July 15, 1956) is an American instrumental rock guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. Early in his career, Satriani worked as a guitar instructor, with many of his former students achieving fame, such as Steve Vai, Larry LaLonde, Rick Hunolt, Kirk Hammett, Andy Timmons, Charlie more.

Dave Mustaine is overrated - Sabbath

80 Gerard Way Gerard Way Gerard Arthur Way is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the American alternative rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013. His debut solo album Hesitant Alien was released more.
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