Best Guitarists Ever
The Contenders: Page 10
I can't believe he's at 500, he is an excellent guitarist, he has some amazing solos. A totally underrated guitar player in my opinion.
Great at improvising great solo's and plays with finesse every time I see him perform
From Slipknot and Stone Sour I think this guy is one of the best of all time!
He's already on the list under the name James RootV 2 Comments
So underrated. Jeff is a great guitarist and to this day writes great songs with energizing riffs.
Such a versatile thrash guitarist. Deserves top 30
One of the best ever - heavy yet melodic riffs and solos. Awesome! - Metal_Treasure
Yes! Five Finger Death Punch's guitarist is on here! He shreds real well. - NuMetalManiak
He makes me laugh he has like 3 strings on his guitar but he has done well and he is rather good. And for that reason I just had to add him.
Ever in the shadow of his brother Rudy rocks with his stage presence and ability to shred on command.
This man is the great heart of the Scorpions, just watch and listen, he is a superb front man but also a very good guitarist, I cannot imagine Scorpions without him.
Chads Very Talented At whatever he does Guitar, Sing he's underrated I'd say - Curti2594
Ditto, the greatest guitarist ever! His technique and talent is unsurpassed. He has so many Grammy's I can't believe he isn't at least listed in the the top 10! He is one of a kind, truly amazing!
This list must be a rock guitarist list. Otherwise I cannot explain how Pat Metheny ended up at such position. Saw him live several times, he is brilliant.
His performing's are fabulous, outstanding magic and control on guitar. He is the very best one. If we are talking about the best ever guitar players, Pat is live legend!
This is absolute proof that the voters on this list are musically illiterate. Don't know what they are missing.V 6 Comments
Sugizo's music is unique and let me go into an imagination space. He plays the guitar with powerful music, but the music is full of graceful melody. It lets his fans feel so excited. If you listen to his music once, you will absolutely be addicted to his music. From my point of view, he is the greatest guitarist.
Sugizo is great! He should be higher on the list. He's not just a great guitarrist, he's a great human being!V 1 Comment
No sound like him. While definitely not the best if you base skill solely on technical ability, I feel that he deserves to be at least in the top fifty of all time due to his originality, speed, sound, and just overall talent.
Surf guitar master, show me a person who can pluck like that beast!
I have never heard anyone sound like him. He is the king of the surf rock guitar. - Rambles
Have you heard his music? It's awesomeV 1 Comment
Wow it is absolutely sickening that Adam Jones isn't even in the top 20. This man is an absolute genius when it comes to guitar. People are so close minded and think all talent in playing guitar lies in the complexity. All the other guitar players on this list wouldn't compare to the creativity of tones and improvisations this man makes. Not to mention his visual arts as well. I bet 99% of the voters on here aren't even aware of his impact on movies such as Jurassic Park, Batman Returns, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Edward Scissorhands, Predator 2, A Nightmare On Elmstreet: The Dream Child and The Dream Master, Ghostbusters II, and Pet Cemetery as a member of the art department. As a guitar player I am amazed by this man
I guess no one here listens to Tool, because if you do, and you know anything about music, you should be able to appreciate and love the ART behind Adam Jones' playing. He is my #2 behind Hendrix, I am just amazed that he's not even in the top 100, what!
This guy is a genius. Fantastic riffs, spellbinding solos and full effort into Every. Single. Song. I honestly don't think he's the best but he's dozens better than 120. - arbeZameniC
Awesome creativity on the guitar and great time signaturesV 6 Comments
Thank you! Jinxx is amazing at guitar. When he comes together with jake it's just perfect. I can't believe that he's 193 on the list. He should be first!
Jinxx is a great guitarist. He deserves better than 191.V 1 Comment
Michael Amott is one of the best Death Metal guitarists of all time. He Should be a little Higher. - Rambles
And these two guys are better than all thrashers above very underrated players
It's better the other guitarist from carcass bill steer
Such emotive melodies in his playingV 1 Comment
Yikes! This is an embarrassment to every voter in this poll. Jeez, might want to pick up a book on the Giants of American music. Then pick up a couple of his tracks. Do yourself a favor.
What? 198? If people looked further back into rock, they will find those in the blues who greatly influenced music. He was one of the greats! I regret to this day that I never saw him live.
George Thorogood covers him (one bourbon one scotch one beer), he was in the Blues Brothers as a street musician. He is the musical for runner of nearly everyone on this list!V 1 Comment
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