Top Ten Greatest Lead Guitarists In Rock Bands
The Contenders: Page 3
41 John Petrucci - Dream Theater
John Peter Petrucci is an American guitarist, composer and producer. He is best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.
John Petrucci will shred you to death!
Man..what the hack.This is not his placehe should be on top ten
42 Matt Bellamy - Muse
Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and compose most famous for being the main vocalist in alternative rock band Muse.
Matt should be in a better position
also hear Citizen Erased
matt is not the fastest but is good an creative
Reply to a person who said "Listen to Reapers" : True! And Stockholm Syndrome too!
Listen to "Reapers" and you'll know why
43 David Draiman - Disturbed
David Michael Draiman is an American songwriter and the vocalist for the band Disturbed as well as for the band Device.
44 Brandon Kern - Darkest Decent
Might not be the greatest but is way better than any of these mainstream pussies.
45 Jake Pitts - Black Veil Brides
Jacob Mark "Jake" Pitts is an American musician and record producer best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Black Veil Brides.
46 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
47 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!
48 Eric Melvin - NOFX
Cool guitarist and awesome at it, plays Accordion too
49 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.
50 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.
51 Dick Dale
The king of surf guitar - Doom
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.
52 Joe Trohman - Fall Out Boy
53 Emppu Vuorinen - Nightwish
54 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.
55 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.
56 Jack White - The White Stripes
57 The Edge - U2
58 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.
59 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
60 Tom Petty - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty was an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and record producer.