Best Guitarists Ever
The Contenders: Page 10
Machine Head! Hello? Okay, so not as good as Hendrix, Slash or even Hetfield but let's be honest here. IT'S MACHINE HEAD! Demmel is the person who performed an amazing solo for Halo off the Blackening album. Have you heard that bloody solo?! IT IS AMAZING! Then his guitaring for be Still and Know, A Farwell To Arms, Locust and I Am Hell. They're heavy stuff. And I Am Hell... CHRIST! Have you heard the speed! That's quick! And also MH covered Hallowed Be Thy Name (Iron Maiden), The Sentinel (Judas Preist) and, oh yeah, Battery (Metallica). So he AT LEAST desreves a Top 10 spot for doing that but also being able to play quick whilst making sure you can hear the damn notes!
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
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
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
Listening to John Lennon you'll understand. He is a music Icon for crying out loud! He is the man who created the best classic rock group ever! The man that can truly imagine.
He's one of the best singers in the world and without him there with be no Beatles and he is the inspiration of all rock and roll guitarist here in the world and he plays the guitar smoothly like playing the guitar and almost dancing in his early years of the Beatles
COOl in fact far to cool to say, shame he is dead though still cool guitarist! - remsterpom
Top 10V 9 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!
How is he this low!?!?! Incredible guitarist and a master of the blues!V 1 Comment
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