1 Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.
I'm left-handed too... - Ananya
The best there is and will ever be!
2 Tony Iommi
Anthony Frank "Tony" Iommi is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer. Best known as lead guitarist and founding member of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, he has been the band's sole continual member and primary composer. At age 17, he accidentally lost the fingertips of his middle ...read more.
The best. - SoldierOfFortune
3 Paul McCartney
Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .
4 Ian Paice
Ian Anderson Paice (born 29 June 1948) is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the English rock band Deep Purple. He has been the band's only constant member since its foundation.
5 Albert King
Albert King Nelson, known professionally as Albert King, was an American blues guitarist and singer, and a major influence in the world of blues guitar playing.
6 Iggy Pop
James Newell Osterberg, Jr., known professionally as Iggy Pop, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
7 Dick Dale
He played a customized left-handed guitar with the strings backwards. - Metal_Treasure
8 Otis Rush
9 Phil Collins
Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins is an English singer-songwriter and musician, who has also worked as a record producer and actor.
When drumming for Genesis, he played his drum kit backwards so the snare and kick drum were on the other side.
He stopped playing drums because he suffered nerve damage in his hands. - Metal_Treasure
10 Zacky Vengeance
Zachary James Baker, better known by his stage name Zacky Vengeance, is an American musician, best known as the rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist, and founding member for the American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold. Zacky V. also owns a small clothing company, Vengeance University.
I think he's awesome to have never taken a lesson.
He's pretty good... - EliHbk
11 Ringo Starr
Richard Starkey known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.
Left-handed, played a right-handed drum kit. - Metal_Treasure
12 Bob Geldof
Plays right-handed guitar upside down - Metal_Treasure
13 Elizabeth Cotten
Afro-American blues musician who simply took a right-handed guitar and turned it around, without reversing the strings. She is one of the few guitarists to have played the bass strings at the bottom with her fingers and stroke the melody with her thumb.
This type of playing was named after her - "cotten picking." - Metal_Treasure
14 Shawn Drover
Shawn Drover is a Canadian musician, best known for his work with the American thrash metal band Megadeth.
15 Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.
16 Dan Swanö
Dan-Erland Swanö is a Swedish musician who is currently the vocalist, guitarist, ex-bassist and ex-drummer for the band Nightingale, lately vocalist, keyboardist and drummer for the band Witherscape, as well as the Owner of Unisound but he achieved fame as the vocalist and songwriter of progressive ...read more.
Bands - Edge of Sanity, Bloodbath, Nightingale, Ribspreader - Metal_Treasure
17 Jon Oliva
John Nicholas Oliva, known as Jon Oliva, is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer. Co-founder of the metal band Savatage and the rock opera Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He's got a real 4 octave range, able to morph the sound of his voice to any style, from John Lennon and Freddie Mercury, ...read more.
18 Chester Bennington
Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 due to depression.
Was left-handed, though he played guitar right-handed. - SuperSonic17
Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.
20 Paul Gray
Paul Dedrick Gray, also known as The Pig or by his number #2, was an American musician, best known as the bassist and one of the founding members of the Grammy Award-winning metal band Slipknot.
21 Lars Johansson
Is he related to Scarlett?
Band - Candlemass - Metal_Treasure
22 Tom Hunting
23 Al McKay
Earth, Wind & Fire - Metal_Treasure
24 Jarkko Ahola
Jarkko Kalevi Ahola is a Finnish performing artist, composer and singer, best known as a metal singer. He is the vocalist, bass player and one of the three songwriters of the metal band Teräsbetoni. He also started a solo career as Ahola, a metal band.
Bassist and lead singer (amazing voice, too). - Metal_Treasure
25 Ronnie Radke
26 Gregor Mackintosh
Band - Paradise Lost - Metal_Treasure
27 Stephan Fimmers
Bassist for Necrophagist, Pestilence - Metal_Treasure
28 Scott Reeder
Bassist for bands Kyuss, The Obsessed, Unida (plays with strings reversed) - Metal_Treasure
29 Karl Green
Bassist for Herman's Hermits - Metal_Treasure
30 Lee Pomeroy
31 Mike Bordin
Gylve Fenris Nagell, better known as Fenriz, is a Norwegian musician who is best known as being one half of the metal duo Darkthrone.
33 Pierre Langlois
Drummer for The Black Dahlia Murder - Metal_Treasure
34 Joshua Eppard
Drummer for Coheed and Cambria - Metal_Treasure
35 Dominic Howard
Dominic James Howard is an English musician, best known as the drummer, percussionist and co-producer for the alternative rock band Muse. He also contributes to the synthesized and electronic-based elements found in their music.
36 Ginger Fish
37 Dennis Wilson
38 Charlie Chaplin
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era.
Known as an actor but he also played violin and cello - in the "The Vagabond" movie (1916) you can see that he played the violin with his left hand. - Metal_Treasure
39 Daniel Barenboim
Music conductor and pianist. - Metal_Treasure
40 Benjamin Burnley
Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, composer, and producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin.
41 Tyson Ritter