Greatest Rock Guitarists of All Time


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61 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

62 Frank Iero Frank Iero Frank Anthony Iero, Jr. is a musician who was the rhythm guitarist and backup vocalist of the alternative rock band My Chemical Romance as well as the vocalist of the post-hardcore band Leathermouth and electronic-hardcore act Death Spells.

Amazing guitarist! Puts everything he has, then a little bit more into every performance.

63 Tak Matsumoto
64 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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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.

Top 5

66 Mick Taylor Mick Taylor Michael Kevin Taylor is an English musician, best known as a former member of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and the Rolling Stones.

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.

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68 Seth Morrison
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70 Mick Mars Mick Mars

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

71 Peter Frampton Peter Frampton

Yes why not. Frampton Comes Alive and Do You Feel Like I do. Great British guitarist.

Peter Frampton should be in the top 10 best guitarist of rock!

I think he should be in the top 10 best guitarist in rock!

Top 10. This list is way off!

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72 Richard Thompson
73 Toru Yamashita V 1 Comment
74 Glenn Tipton Glenn Tipton Glenn Raymond Tipton is an English Grammy Award-winning guitar player and songwriter. He is most commonly known as the lead guitarist for English heavy metal band Judas Priest.

What is the Judas Priest guitarist doing on 93?!


75 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!

76 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.

77 Justin Hayward Justin Hayward Justin David Hayward is an English musician, best known as songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist in the rock band the Moody Blues.

So classy and underrated it's untrue!

Seen him live dozens of times.tops for talent.flawless

78 Keith Scott

It 'a great guitarist very underrated.

79 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.

80 John Sykes John Sykes John James Sykes is an English rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who has played with Streetfighter, Tygers of Pan Tang, John Sloman's Badlands, Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, and Blue Murder.

Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, Blue Murder, great guitarist coe rote with David Coverdale

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