Best Guitarists Ever

The Contenders: Page 23

441 Paul Allender

Listen to "The Black Goddess Rises" solo!

He's skill has touched many hearts

442 Michael Hedges

Michael belongs in the top 5 of this list. Speed and "power" were not part of his repertoire. But, no one else has ever flexed the kind of creativity in composition, rhythm, and the creation of guitar chords. To hear him play was one thing. To see him play was like landing on another planet - in utter disbelief that anyone could make a guitar sound like that, and that there was only one guitar and one guitar player involved. On top of all that, it was easy to see how much joy he had playing and connecting deeply with his audience. A thousand people could have been in an audience, and each one of them would have thought "It was only me and Michael." He's been gone 20 years now, and I still am so stoked to introduce people to his music - and getting the same reaction every time: "! " "No way! " "What the..." Nobody did it, or does it better than Michael Hedges.

Undeniably one of the innovators of guitar play. He gets more sounds from a single instrument than almost anyone else. Classically trained with complete freedom from constraints. Amazing!

I saw him in concert twice, he is the greatest guitar player ever!

By far the most creative human being to ever play guitar.

443 John Williams

With julian bream the greatest classical guitarists in the world

He is probably the greatest classic guitarist alive. Most of the people on this are just string noodlers. Chet was wonderful.

Please update the list again,
This list seem to br update..

444 Myles Kennedy Myles Kennedy Myles Richard Kennedy is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Alter Bridge, and as the lead vocalist in Slash's current band: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

Myles R. Kennedy (born November 27, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist originally from Spokane, Washington. Highly regarded as one of the best and most influential vocalists out today, he possesses a 4-octave vocal range, with his longest held on note timed at 22 seconds (in The Mayfield Four's "Summergirl"; his longest note streak with one breath is 31 seconds in Alter Bridge's "Blackbird"). Kennedy, a former guitar instructor in the Spokane area who has appeared as a guest of both live performances and recording sessions of numerous bands over the years, is currently the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist to Alter Bridge,

If you have never seen him and mark tremonti play together then you need to check that out

He puts so much emotion into his playing

445 Chris Shiflett

Wait... WHAT? Chris Shiflett beside, uh, Travis Barker? what? Barker is a drummer, not a guitarist! (Maybe he plays guitar but that doesn't count). Chris is a good guitar player, not a guitar god but he still plays good guitar!

446 Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman
447 Jacky Vincent

This Guy is very good from doing songs and solo, Jacky deserves to be at least at Top 20, cause his sweep picking and long staying in notes is very good. FIR Falling in Reverse Rocks.. If you want to see the skills of Jacky Try the Good Girls Bad Guys, His solo right there is insane..

We're talking skill, he's got skill. No guitarist reached this kind of level at such a young age

This Guy should be in at least the top 50. His Guitar Solos are ridiculous and if you see him live he always sounds exactly like the album.
Check out the guitar solo in the song Born to lead by falling in reverse to see what I mean

Just listen to fatal envy

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448 Doug Aldrich Doug Aldrich Doug Aldrich, is a Los Angeles-based hard rock guitarist. He founded the band Burning Rain with Keith St.
449 Pete Wentz Pete Wentz Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III (born June 5, 1979)is an American musician. He is best known for being the bassist, lyricist, and backing vocalist for the American rock band Fall Out Boy. Before Fall Out Boy's inception in 2001, Wentz was a fixture of the Chicago hardcore scene and was notably the lead more.

Amazing guitarist. He's amazing in Fall Out Boy


450 Josh Middleton

The only person still pushing creative, unique solos in standard tuning anymore.

One of the cleanest players I've ever heard, all the riffs are tight as hell.

Just listen to his band "sylosis" their frightening. Their dark, fast, heavy, melodic and full of emotion. Just listen to "kingdoms of solitude". Did I mention his also the vocalist?

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451 Seth Morrison

Get him up. come on PEople

Coolest Guitar player :D ever. he is from the band Skillet :) plss GEt him up

452 Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

Amazing with loop pedals and great voice:) Just listen to him in the Live Room- You Need Me I Don't Need You. Amazing!

Pretty bad guitarist but a talented musician.


453 Nikki Sixx Nikki Sixx Nikki Sixx is an American musician, songwriter, radio host, and photographer, best known as the co-founder, bassist, and primary songwriter of the band Mötley Crüe.
454 Justin Hayward Justin Hayward Justin David Hayward is an English musician, best known as songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist in the rock band the Moody Blues.
455 Eric Bell Eric Bell Eric Robin Bell is a Northern Irish rock and blues musician, best known as a founder member and the original guitarist of the rock group Thin Lizzy.
456 Vince Gill

If you don't know him, educate yourself.

457 Lucas Mann

Accused of recording at half speed and always proves the haters wrong. BLISTERING speed, huge riffs, sweep picking to the max, masterful song composition, sick guitars, legendary sound production, and amazing guitar tones. He may not be a legend, but he's easily one of the best guitarists I've ever heard. But let's not forget his counterpart, Miles Baker, who is a perfect carbon copy of Lucas Mann.

Just listen to a Rings Of Saturn song and try to tell me that Lucas Mann isn't an amazing guitarist. He should be so much higher on this list

Great leads probably sickest I ever heard

458 Eric Calderone Eric Calderone

Does awesome metal covers - Giiggle

He kind of reminds me of Gary Hoey. He can take any tune and really rock it with the guitar. ' guitar god. He more than well deserves a spot on this list. Should be a bit higher.

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460 Andrew Stanley

He's not very popular, but he's absolutely amazing! - TheHabsFan

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