Best Guitarists Ever

The Contenders: Page 20

381 Josh Klinghoffer Josh Klinghoffer Josh Adam Klinghoffer is an American musician best known as the current guitarist for the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, with whom he has recorded two studio albums, I'm with You and The Getaway. V 1 Comment
382 Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.

Just don't understand this one. perhaps if I were 20 and had not seen the best of the best in the 70's and early eighties.

383 Joe Perry Joe Perry Anthony Joseph "Joe" Perry is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the American rock band Aerosmith.

He and the music of his guitar mixes into a heaven's melody. When I see him in concert, it was one of the best time in my whole life. Other moment like that was listening live Steven Tyler.

What is this GOD doing down here?! Dream On, Cryin', Sweet Emotion, Walk This Way, such iconic songs, genius Solos like in Angel or Dude (Looks Like A Lady). This is the man who, in cooperation with his "Toxic Twin" Steven Tyler, motivated SLASH, 4th on this List, to pick up the guitar, the man whom he looked up to all his career. This Legend at least deserves to be in the Top 20. I was shocked when I, being a Green Day-Fan myself, saw Billie Joe Armstrong before Joe Perry. I'm not even gonna begin to talk about these weird Asian guitarists. This guy could destroy 80% of the people on this List if there was such a thing as a "guitar-battle"

Every One Bow To The God!
This Guy Is Much Better Than Chuck Norris That's For Sure
Listen To Train Kept A Rolling That Will Convince All Of You People
AeroSmith Rocks! - rocker1796

He deserves to be in the TOP 30 for sure. He's a genius and has mentored guitarists like slash. Come on guys, get him up the list!

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384 Mick Ronson

My vote goes to Mick purely because it's such a shame for him to be languishing so far down the list. Without doubt he was a fantastic guitarist; one of the most influential of the early seventies without a doubt.

Listen to his solos in the ziggy stardust live, he's amazing!

Can't believe he's stuck on the fifth page. Just listen to "Panic in Detroit". I just wish Bowie had let him play guitar on "Rebel Rebel". - PetSounds

Look up a live version of the Moonage Daydream solo. It will blow your mind. - PewPewAssassin

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385 James Dean Bradfield

Singer of the Welsh band Manic Street Preachers

386 Dave Matthews Dave Matthews

Definitely agree that he should be higher! He should not necessarily be in the top 20 or 30 but he definitely deserves top 100 at least!


387 Keith Scott

As a lead guitarist of Bryan Adams... I think he is good..

Super, genius, and cool guy. keep rocking. MF

388 Josh Farro

Josh Farro should be a lot higher... The guitar solos, riffs and hooks in all of Paramore's music are amazing - especially in their live performances. Born For This, Let The Flames Begin and My Heart are good examples, but most of their music could be used as an example.

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389 Trevor Rabin

Versatile, more than a guitarist, also a bassist, keyboardist, vocalist, songwriter, and arranger... And apparently began life as a classical violinists... How he can not even be on this list, but even below the likes of any of the definitely Leppard guitarists is beyond me.

390 Steve Stevens

Should be included somewhere on this list

Should be much higher, teamed with Billy Idol has been outstanding and highly skilled

Yepp, should be higher. I saw him with Billy Idol, this rating does not reflect his skills.

391 Walter Trout

How on earth could Walter Trout not be on this list! This man has played with legends like Johnny Lee Hooker, John Mayall Bluesbreakers to name a couple. Walter Trout should be in the top 10!

Walter does not get the credit he deserves in America but in Europe he is an icon. Respected and renoun among the likes of Santana, Jimmy Page, Elton John and many others.

Walter Trout is by far the best in the world. He can do it all. Him and SRV kick ass when it comes to guitar playing, period.

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392 Gary Rossington

Gary has to be one of the best solid performers in the business. If you've heard Skynyrd live you'll know how guitars are meant to sound and Gary's the heart of it! Solid!

They Call Me The Breeze, Tuesday's Gone, Gimme Three Steps. I could go on. Brilliant stuff.

He is a bad ass guitar player does no one listen to the slide on "Free Bird"

Part of the 70s crew that took a Les Paul to the next level.

393 Sergio Vallin

Can outplay a lot of people on this list. But he is not anglophone so people haven't heard his music.

Greatest guitarist ever, great solos, great rhythm

394 Hillary Ang

The former axe-man of Search and one of Malaysia's best guitarists. - littlebee

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395 Brad Paisley

Brad Paisely seems to have been overlooked here perhaps because he sings as well but his first love is the guitar. He was given a guitar by his grandfather when he was young so that he would never be lonely and his grandfather taught him to play. It is true that Brad Paisley is a country music legend in the making but his amazing ability with the guitar should not be overlooked - he is quite simply put one of the best ever. On his most recent album "This Is Country Music" which is his ode to country music he has one song called Eastwood that is just Brad playing the guitar and Clint Eastwood whistling. His grandfather gave him quite and gift and Brad is very passionate about it.

Brad Paisley is the best! Just because he's a country guitarist doesn't mean that he's not awesome, because country music is the best style ever! Just watch a video on YouTube and you'll find out!

Most original guitarist since Hendrix. I have seen many of the greats in concert (Clapton, Beck, etc.). I have to say that Paisley was a cut above. Check him out if you get the chance.

607, are you serious, this man has more talent in his pinky than most of the next 500 or so guitarists ahead of him.

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396 Andy Taylor V 1 Comment
397 Niall Horan Niall Horan Niall James Horan is an Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist, known as a member of the boy band One Direction.

Even though he is a left handed he learnt guitar with his right hand! He can also sing!

Niall should be number 1. I love him so much

You obviously have never listened to any rock music ever and are uneducated with music history. - Gruunge

Niall is such a talented guitar player! Come on let's vote for him directioners!

This stupid fangirls... - Dibildox

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398 Benjamin Orr Benjamin Orr Benjamin Orzechowski, known as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as a singer, bassist and co-founder of the rock band the Cars.

He was just as good at guitar as he was at singing. He was just amazing. That's all there is to it. RIP Benjamin Orr. We will miss you.

Benjamin could do it all and was modest about his talents! Miss you always and forever!

399 Kiko Loureiro Kiko Loureiro Pedro Henrique "Kiko" Loureiro is a Brazilian Heavy metal guitarist, best known as a member of the bands Angra and Megadeth.

Listen to Angra's discography, and you will know more of his skills. A truly master in so much genres. He is a top level!

Listen to the last Megadeth album Dystopia, he is amazing guitarist!

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400 Andreas Kisser

Old school sepultura with andreas belting out those riffs oppose to cavalera's heaaavvvy rhythm work was and still is among metals' best combo

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