Guitarists That Should Have Been In Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists List
Guitarists that have been deserving enough but were ignored by the Rolling Stones magazine not once but twice already.
The Top Ten
1 Joe Satriani
Come on people. Kirk Hammett was number 11 in 2003 and Joe was nowhere? You have got to be kidding me! - aeromaxx777
2 Steve Vai
Steven Siro "Steve" Vai is an American guitarist, composer, singer, songwriter, and producer, born and raised on Long Island, New York.
3 Yngwie Malmsteen
Yngwie Johan Malmsteen is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter and bandleader who was born on June 30th, 1963, in Stockholm, Sweden. He was known for his neoclassical metal playing style back in the 1980s.
The names on this list prove that the Rolling Stone Magazine shouldn't be taken seriously. - Metal_Treasure
4 Dave Mustaine
Once again, he was ignored. Oh my gosh... What is wrong with you guys? - aeromaxx777
5 John Petrucci
John Peter Petrucci is an American guitarist, composer and producer. He is best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.
6 Michael Angelo Batio
Michael Angelo Batio also known as Mike Batio or MAB, is an American heavy metal guitarist and columnist from Chicago, Illinois.
The shred king is not on the list? Have you guys lost track of musical history? - aeromaxx777
Brian Patrick Carroll, known professionally as Buckethead, is an American guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who has worked within many genres of music.
Just because he is Asian? Please... He is more than deserving already. - aeromaxx777
9 Kerry King
Kerry Ray King is an American musician, best known as a guitarist for the American thrash metal band Slayer.
10 Billie Joe Armstrong
Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.
11 Paul Gilbert
12 Jason White
13 Devin Townsend
Devin Garret Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the founder, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist in extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad from 1994 to 2007 and has an extensive career as a solo artist.
14 Mikael Akerfeldt
Lars Mikael Åkerfeldt is a Swedish musician, prominently known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of progressive death metal band Opeth, as well as being the former vocalist of death metal supergroup Bloodbath.
15 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.
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