Best Punk Rock Guitarists


The Top Ten

1 Greg Ginn
2 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!

3 Brett Gurewitz

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

4 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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5 East Bay Ray V 1 Comment
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 Pig Champion
8 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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9 Mick Jones V 1 Comment
10 Rob Ramos

The Contenders

11 Lyle Preslar
12 Ron Asheton
13 Jake Kiley
14 Poison Ivy

Possibly the most underrated guitarist in history.

15 Tim Armstrong

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

16 Brian Baker V 1 Comment
17 Greg Hetson
18 Luke Pabich
19 Fletcher Dragge

What’s to say... He’s probably the best one

20 Cheetah Chrome
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Top Remixes

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



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