Best Guitarists Ever
The Contenders: Page 9
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
Check out Trace Bundy, he definitely deserves a place on this site
Absolutely one of the most versatile Guitarplayers in the world. Playes every style of music. Has a very nice and distinct own sound and style, which are for me the real signs of a world class guitarist.V 1 Comment
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.
Do you guy watch with your eyes or ass
He doesn't even play the guitar.
He does play guitar
His guitar solo on Purpe rain on the howard stern show bday bash 2014, was on the most amazing ever! Even Prince was impressedV 2 Comments
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.
SWEET MERCYFUL CRAP! WHY THE HELL IS GLENN DOWN HEAR!? There are a lot of people who claim the best guitarists are the ones that can
-play fast as hell
-have a signature style
Glenn Tipton does not only tick all these boxes... He is the DEFINITION of those three boxes.
Fast as hell- All Guns Blazing
Soulful-Beyond the realms of death death
Signature style-Hell yes!
He has also written a number of EXTREMELY influential songs such as, but not limited too,
And more. Trust me I've heard most of these guitarists on this list, neither is as unique or diverse or talented as Glenn Tipton (except most of the vintage guitarists on here ie Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Hendrix etc, they are equal to Glenn.
WHAT I can't believe that Glenn number 50 he is so under rated the way he plays solos is amazing my favorite guitarist ( 2nd place is Jimi Page) - macrox16
Glenn Tipton is really one of the most underrated guitarist of all time, if not THE most underrated. His solo's are amazing. They're fast, aggressive, melodic and so complex and technical that some of his solo's are extremely difficult to tab. Glenn is the greatest guitarist of all time followed by Jimmy Page and K.K. downing.
Glenn is #1077 and lil wayne is #1080!
and metalheads say they understand music! - ShahryRKnoT
Extremely innovative: his Sky guitar with 41 frets and 7 strings. Uli is amazing, one of the very best guitarist in the world in a league with Edward Van Halen and Jimi Hendrix. Uli should be in the top ten best guitarist of all time.
Uli Jon Roth is on a par with Hendrix, he definitely modelled much of his style on The Man of course. Just listen to Sails of Charon as someone else suggested. Majestic and COOL. My personal favourite is He's a Woman She's a Man live, seen him do it live twice and count myself a very lucky man. I have seen many of the others (Mick Mars, Joe Satriani, Angus Young etc) and none compare (except Page and Hendrix whom I have not seen as I am too young (and poor!
He is the best guitarist ever. He is THE father of neo-classical guitarists and is the only virtuoso that ACTUALLY CAN EXPRESS HIS FEELINGS THROUGH HIS GUITAR
The man is certainly one of the 5 best guitarists living today. Grab any chance to see him live - you will be blown awayV 7 Comments
A great guitarist. Its unfortunate that Sam seems to live in the shadow of Herman Li, he is the majority song writer of dragonforce and underrated compared to Herman. Once again a great guitar player
Alongside Herman Li, he has created a lot of good songs and makes good sounds experimenting with his instrument with Herman
This dude right here can play as good drunk as he can sober which is both awesome and amazing this guy deserves better...
He plays so insanely fast, his solos are amazing, and he just is so talentedV 1 Comment
Don Felder is absolutely in the top ten and the American public agree since "Hotel California" is their anthem and a legendary classic. Who can forget the guitar duet with Joe Walsh. Fingers Felder plays the guitar as though it is part of him and wrote fabulous music. It is sublime and melodic and actually means something whereas so many of the others just made a noise.
I think that Don Felder should be in the top 10. Listen to the riffs of Hotel California and one of these nights. Most if the guys in the top 10 listed made only noise, but Felder made the guitar talk with soul
The piece at the end of hotel California from the hell freezes over album beats all the rest in terms of solo guitaring pieces in its classical content. There cannot be anybody greater according to me. - ajoybehera
100% Don Felder is easily in the top 10 along with Joe walsh. The Hotel California riffs stand the test of time. What a beauty. Don Felder' s riff in One of these nights, Already gone are all classic riffs. Who on earth selected the list is total crap.V 8 Comments
Great player, great songs, cool guy... - `Co
Of course he is not the best but not 242V 2 Comments
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
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
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