Best Punk Rock Guitarists


The Top Ten

1 Johnny Ramone Johnny Ramone 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.

Johnny is the best. my guitar inspiration. you don't need to know a lot of songs or chords, just play.

He influenced most of punk guitarist.He originally started punk rock music.

Johnny is the best punk rock guitars.He invented punk rock guitar riffs

Johnny is better than steve jones.Even Billie's better than Steve Jones - zxm

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2 Greg Ginn
3 Dr. Know

I was going to vote Greg Ginn, but then I remembered the solos that Dr. Know ripped on the Bad Brains self-titled album, especially Big Takeover and Right Brigade. Those solos are just damn awesome.

This guy is better than Hendrix!

4 Brett Gurewitz

The guy writes most of bad religion's songs. Enough said

5 Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong 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.

Listen to 'dry ice' 'only of you' 'judges daughter' 'one for the razorbacks' 'jesus of suburbia' 'still breathing' 'give me novacaine' 'basket case'. You'll eventually get what I'm getting to here

He is the worlds best guitarist ever! He plays the solo's with so blues sound!

How the hell he is 8?

The charisma he shows on stage is just unbelieveable.

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6 Steve Jones

Steve's guitar playing has changed my life and continues to be a resounding influence to me.

He created some of the best punk riffs

the best

7 East Bay Ray V 1 Comment
8 Tim Armstrong

The best by a long shot. Innovative and has a great feel for his craft.

9 Pig Champion
10 Mick Jones V 1 Comment

The Newcomers

? Buzz Osborne Buzz Osborne Buzz Osborne is an American musician, and composer. He is mostly known for the lead vocalist of the American Sludge Metal band "The Melvins".

The Contenders

11 Rob Ramos
12 Lyle Preslar
13 Jake Kiley
14 Brian Baker V 1 Comment
15 Greg Hetson
16 Luke Pabich
17 Tom Delonge Tom Delonge Thomas Matthew "Tom" DeLonge, Jr., is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and film producer. He was born in Poway, California on December 13, 1975 . When he was in high school at age 15, he got expelled for drinking at a basketball game . He also used to play the more.
18 Fletcher Dragge
19 Dan Wlekinski
20 Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein

Doyle would beat the snot out of all other guitarist on the list.

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List StatsUpdated 19 Oct 2017

100 votes
37 listings
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Top Remixes

1. Brett Gurewitz
2. East Bay Ray
3. Greg Ginn
1. Johnny Ramone
2. Dr. Know
3. Greg Ginn



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