Top Ten Greatest Lead Guitarists In Rock Bands

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41 Ace Frehley - Kiss Ace Frehley - Kiss Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as the former lead guitarist and founding member of the rock band Kiss.

The one, the only, the original string bender - the Spaceman! There are many imposters but only one Rock Soldier - Space Ace...oh, and maybe The Emperor - Richie Scarlet

42 Zakk Wylde - Ozzy Osbourne Zakk Wylde - Ozzy Osbourne Zakk Wylde is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and occasional actor who is best known as the former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, and founder of the heavy metal band Black Label Society.
43 El Hefe - NOFX

He's a cool dude and a good guy that plays the instrument known as a guitar but also plays some trumpet and he's like cool!

44 Eric Melvin - NOFX

Cool guitarist and awesome at it, plays Accordion too

45 Jim Root - Slipknot Jim Root - Slipknot James Donald "Jim" Root, also known by his number #4, is an American musician known for being the rhythm/lead guitarist for the heavy metal band Slipknot, and the former lead guitarist for alternative metal band Stone Sour.
46 Jonny Greenwood - Radiohead Jonny Greenwood - Radiohead Jonathan Richard Guy, professionally known as Johnny Greenwood is an English musician and composer, mostly known for his role as the one of the lead guitarists and main keyboardist of the English alternative rock band Radiohead.
47 Dick Dale

Of Dick Dale and the Del-Tones. Most listeners will know his song titled Miserlou, better known as the theme to the movie Pulp Fiction.

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48 Joe Trohman - Fall Out Boy
49 Emppu Vuorinen - Nightwish Emppu Vuorinen - Nightwish
50 Alex Lifeson Alex Lifeson Aleksandar Živojinović, OC, better known by his stage name Alex Lifeson, is a Canadian musician, best known as the guitarist of the Canadian rock band Rush.
51 Adam Jones - Tool Adam Jones - Tool Adam Thomas Jones (born January 15, 1965) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning American musician and visual artist, best known for his position as the guitarist for Tool.
52 Jack White - The White Stripes Jack White - The White Stripes
53 Billie Joe Armstrong - Green Day Billie Joe Armstrong - Green Day Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.
54 The Edge - U2 The Edge - U2
55 Keith Richards - The Rolling Stones Keith Richards - The Rolling Stones Keith Richards is an English musician—primarily a guitarist—singer, songwriter, best-selling memoirist, and founding member of the rock band The Rolling Stones.
56 John Lennon - The Beatles John Lennon - The Beatles John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.
57 Paul Stanley - Kiss Paul Stanley - Kiss Stanley Bert Eisen, known professionally by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American musician, singer, songwriter and painter best known for being the rhythm guitarist and co-lead singer of the rock band Kiss.
58 Johnny Ramone - Ramones Johnny Ramone - Ramones John William Cummings, better known by his stage name Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for the punk rock band the Ramones.

Isn't much of a lead guitarist. Though he is an awesome rhythm guitarist. - zxm

59 Tom Petty - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Tom Petty - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and record producer.
60 Billy Gibbons - ZZ Top Billy Gibbons - ZZ Top William Frederick "Billy" Gibbons is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor, best known as the guitarist and lead vocalist of the American rock band ZZ Top.
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