Greatest Rock Guitarists of All Time


The Contenders: Page 4

61 Richie Sambora Richie Sambora Richard Stephen "Richie" Sambora is an American rock guitarist, producer, singer and songwriter who was the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years.

Are you kidding me? What hell is this?... Richie on 50? That's joke

Should be a lot higher... very underrated in my opinion

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62 Jonny Greenwood Jonny Greenwood Jonathan Richard Guy, professionally known as Johnny Greenwood is an English musician and composer, mostly known for his role as the one of the lead guitarists and main keyboardist of the English alternative rock band Radiohead.

Radiohead guitarist and easily one of the best if you've heard him play.

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63 Mick Ronson V 1 Comment
64 Frank Zappa Frank Zappa Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and filmmaker.

No guitarist list is complete (or accurate) with the omission of Frank

65 Peter Green Peter Green

Another great British blues player one of the founders of Fleetwood Mac

Playing with that subtile feeling, he outmasters the king of blues, B.B. King. He belongs in the upper quarter to my opinion.

66 Mick Taylor

Must be in the Top 10. Listen to the mournful guitar sounds on most if the ballads of Sticky Fingers. His ability to capture the right note and sustain it add great emotion to those Stones songs over four albums 1969 - 1972.

67 You Adachi
68 Dave Murray Dave Murray David Michael Murray is an English guitarist and songwriter best known as one of the earliest members of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

iron maiden guitarist, the greatest heavy metal band in history. -

Why does iron maiden have 3 guitarrists when murray is better then the 3 of them combined? Definitely dave murray deserves more credit for his mindblowing solos!

69 Tomo Miličević Tomo Miličević

TOMO is the best rock guitarist ever alive! He's the lead guitar of the band 30 seconds to mars. He plays with pasion and dynamisim. I can watch him play all the time. He's so tallented and have great skills. I've never heard a guitarist that plays better than him. He also have a great sense of humour, he's so funny. He always gives the band new ideas about music. He plays different instruments:
Guitar, Violin, Bass and Keyboards.

70 Seth Morrison
71 Mick Mars Mick Mars

Motley Crue guitarist... One of the best ones ever!

72 Keith Scott

It 'a great guitarist very underrated.

73 Rick Nielsen

Massively underrated guitarist. Like a demented cross between Jeff Beck and Pete Townshend - great tone and power.

Rick is like his group - incredibly overlooked and awesome.

74 Ian D'Sa V 1 Comment
75 Jeordie White
76 Toru Yamashita V 1 Comment
77 Ichiro CIPHER Takigawa
78 Mathias Jabs

Master of the bend. Interesting...knows when to play fast on a slow song (No One Like You, Still Loving You) and slow on a fast song (Dynamite). Great feel. Great power. Great...everything

79 Ray Toro Ray Toro Raymond "Ray" Toro is an American musician who served as lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the band My Chemical Romance until their split in 2013.

Ray all the way! My Chemical Romance wouldn't have been the same without him. I personally think he deserves to be higher than Frank Iero, but they're both amazing guitarists.

Never seen someone put so much passion and dedication into a song. The Fro is supreme!

80 Murray Cook
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