Greatest Singer/Lead Guitarists Ever

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61 Ray Toro (My Chemical Romance) Ray Toro (My Chemical Romance) 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.
62 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of ...read more.

Country music usually have rhythm guitar only. But yes, Johnny Cash is a good singer. - zxm

Not really a lead guitarist, but whatever.

63 Joan Jett (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts)

Joan jett and Michael j fox in the movie light of day was awesome

64 Maynard James Keenan Maynard James Keenan Maynard James Keenan, often referred to by his initials MJK, is an American musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning progressive metal band Tool.

You should see him live playing guitar with tool. He is awesome! He is so underrated metal guitarist, he should be a very appreciated metal guitarist

65 Marko Saaresto (Poets of the Fall)

He got such a wonderful melodious... I feel he is a strong contender in this Top tens list... Marko's a superb singer... Amazing voice qualityy..! :D

66 Diblo Dibala

The wizard lead guitarist of all time

67 Johnny Ramone (Ramones) Johnny Ramone (Ramones) John William Cummings, better known by his stage name Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for the punk rock band the Ramones.

I doubt he ever sang as a backing vocalist - zxm

68 Sammy Hagar Sammy Hagar Samuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur.

Montrose, Solo, Van Halen, Solo, Chickenfoot, Solo enough said

Sings better than most vocalists, and can hang with the greatest guitarists.

69 Synyster Gates Synyster Gates Brian Elwin Haner, Jr., better known by his stage name Synyster Gates or simply Syn, is an American musician, best known for being the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the band Avenged Sevenfold.

He's the best guitarist for me... he's awesome playing the video afterlife..

70 Till Lindemann Till Lindemann
71 Chet Atkins Chet Atkins Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001), known as "Mr. Guitar" and "The Country Gentleman", was an American musician, occasional vocalist, songwriter, and record producer, who along with Owen Bradley and Bob Ferguson, among others, created the country music style that came to ...read more.

Why isn't he even mentioned here? Ask almost any picker on this list what they think of his playing and he will be rated, if not the best, very close. He started finger picking and tons of lead guitarists from around the world and from many genres have studied his style of play and some of the people on the list have gone to study under him.

72 Tom Kiefer

Some of these guys can bearly play guitar

73 Dave Grohl Dave Grohl David Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer and film director. He is best known as the former drummer of the hugely popular 90s grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters. He has sat behind the ...read more.
74 Tom Verlaine

Front man of Television, though not exactly an outgoing guy it would seem. Brilliant and highly original guitarist. Unusually doesn't believe in distortion as a rule..

75 Thom Yorke Thom Yorke Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

Agree with the visitor, agreed that he sings and plays guitar, but mainly rhythm guitar, not lead guitar. - zxm

He's never been the lead guitarist of Radiohead.

76 Angus Young (AC/DC) Angus Young (AC/DC) 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 ...read more.

He never sings... - Rocker00

Singer, really?

Does he sing? - zxm

77 George Thorogood (George Thorogood and the Destroyers)
78 Joe Perry (Aerosmith) Joe Perry (Aerosmith) Anthony Joseph "Joe" Perry is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the American rock band Aerosmith.

He has done some singing, here and there, and his voice actually isn't bad. He's also an amazing guitarist and songwriter. He more than well deserves a spot on this list.

Not much of a lead singer but whatever floats your boat.

79 Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake) Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake) Doug Aldrich, is a Los Angeles-based hard rock guitarist. He founded the band Burning Rain with Keith St.
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