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He plays the guitar? - Misfire
Don't get me started on whoever that is! - Peppapigsucks
It was very hard to watch his guitar solo.
Why are all there good guitarists on here. When you have people like Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift and Nick Jones on here and you don't vote for them I have to wonder if you even know the difference between good and bad. - Silence4101V 25 Comments
I have never heard him play guitar, but I can tell that most just voted on him 'cause they're annoyed with hearing him and his band's music. Same goes with the others on here. - Misfire
His guitar sounds like fingernails scrapping on a chalkboard - Peppapigsucks
90% of time his guitar is not plugged in, during love bug he walks to front of the stage & pretends he is playing the solo at the end
That guitar solo... AhV 4 Comments
Is she really worthy of the top 3? - Misfire
New Eddie Van Halen my ass. She sucks.
Taylor Swift is beyond talentless. I have never seen a more deplorable vocalist in my life.
Does she even play gutair?V 1 Comment
Of course he's here. Why am I not surprised? - Misfire
Baby: One Chord at the intro, nothing else. This guy is a poser guitarist.
Might be surprising but NO. Justin Bieber is not the worst guitarist. I said, Taylor Swift, Lil Wayne or Nick Jonas suck. Cause they're poser guitarists. Whether you are able to play guitar or not doesn't matter. It matters if you're fake and showing off. Justin Bieber doesn't show off. I have seen some of his videos on playing guitar. He actually can play some scales. Unlike Taylor Swift who just strums on one chord. And Lil Wayne, he doesn't even know the sound of tapping. Even Elvis Presley was a poser guitarist. But so far, Justin Bieber isn't a poser guitarist. So, I won't say he deserves to be on this list. - zxm
Agree 100%. This comment is like the voice of the common sense. And also based on some real reasoning. - Metal_Treasure
Does he know what a guitar even is?V 7 Comments
Wow! Number 4? Oof. He isn't even that bad. Sure, his guitar playing isn't special and all, but I wouldn't call him the "worst". - Misfire
Kurt wasn't technically a good guitar player. He never did many impressive solos or musically diverse riffs, but his guitar playing PERFECTLY matched the feeling the band was going for. His sloppy, distorted guitar screeches matched Nirvana's style and actually made their music sound more interesting and better. If they had a more technically skilled guitarist like Slash for example, the band's music wouldn't have been as good or have made as much of an impact. - phillysports
Good singer, but mediocre guitarist. - Userguy44
He even admitted he was a bad guitar player.V 14 Comments
Fred isn't a guitarist, definitely removed from this list. - 05yusuf09
This guy has no talent - Userguy44
Fred durst is TALENTLESS
*Plays overdistorted E flat*
SEE MY FRIENDS TONIGHT - Th47
What in the mighty hell is that prof pic
I think I can play even better than him. - Userguy44
This guy stinks he sucks he only plays acoustic have you even seen him on electric guitars before?! hell I think he writes all that songs just to get chicks
More basic than a 1 block rubiks cube with his skills
Billie isn't that bad... - Misfire
Why the hell is this guy on the worst guitarists list? Does the guy who made this list even know who he is?
He doesn’t play the guitar like jimmy page or david gilmour but he occasionally has small solos in the songs But he mostly focuses on the lyrics
Why Is Billie Joe here?! He should not Be here!V 8 Comments
Yeah, not a fan of him either - Peppapigsucks
What a wanker
All he does is play 3 chords over and over while singing boring and generic love songs
SInce 30 years ago he sounds like he has only a few days practicing, and never improved a little bit, worst guitarist ever, worst solos ever, boring, simple in the baddest sense of the word... very low quality music made for the masses... oasis are the Mcdonald's of music...
Even if some people state Metallica is overrated (Also, overrated doesn't mean bad), that does not automatically make Kirk a bad guitarist. The guy's been playing guitar for decades, thus he's seasoned and knowledgeable about his craft. - CrimsonShark
KIRK HAMMET SUCKS!
Kirk is overrated but calling him the tenth worst guitarist of all time is ridiculous. I know he's not as good as some say, and he's definitely not a top 10 guitarist of all time(last time I checked, he was number 8), but he's still a solid guitar player. Like I said, I agree that he's not the best guitarist, but he does not deserve to be tenth on this list. - MetarockV 12 Comments
One Direction sucks
Graham Coxon isn't a bad guitarist. He actually knows how to play guitar and he does it well.
No idea who this is. The Top Tens sucks as a site.
He's not bad. I wouldn't consider him in the top 20. Not in the top 100, even. - Misfire
It's funny because someone posted this here and then everybody voted to comment on how stupid this was, and boom now he's in the top 20. It's a vicious circle
He is awesome and the person who made this list puts him on it
DISGRACEFUL - CygnusX99
Perhaps the most overrated but not the worst. - Metal_TreasureV 14 Comments
Not a guitarist. - Userguy44
Not the greatest but not the worst, come on. Stop bandwagoning. He can perfectly play Metallica and Led Zeppelin songs. And I wish I wrote that killer riff to Burn It To the Ground. Get your facts straight. - Metal_Treasure
Yes he deserves number 1 on this list
P.S Nickelback sucks - CygnusX99
Why is Kurt Cobain above him? I'm not even a Nirvana fan, but it's not hard for me to realise they're nowhere near the worst! But Chad Kroeger sucks!
Out of most of the selections here, he belongs here. - MKBeastV 1 Comment
Not bad but very overrated
I highly agree - he couldn't play guitar very good and just strummed along with the band. But he posed with a double-neck electric guitar, LOL. There are pictures on the net. - Metal_Treasure
Linkin Park is mainly centered around lyrical and vocal emotion, both of which the band accomplishes very well. Brad Delson is a serviceable guitarist who provides some good melodies for the band, alongside a few decent guitar solos, but that's about it. - CrimsonShark
He's okay, but not one of the best. - Userguy44
Not THAT bad, but very overrated. Just plays a few simple power chords and that's all. - Gruunge
He always hides on stage, and is so lazy
He used to be very good but he soon got artheritis
Ba guitarist with no skills, all he know is how to tap and make suffer a guitar, so he SUCKS!
I think by far he is the worst but Lil Wayne is pretty bad
He just poops in strings D:V 1 Comment
Most underrated guitarist ever. - Userguy44
Dude, have you even heard covered in rain? Or stop this train? Smh. Sure, he's pop, but he's damn good.
A pompous wanker.
A disgrace to our raceV 1 Comment
*Squints eyes multiple times*
This makes absolutely no sense. - CrimsonShark
Get this guy out of here. Have you HEARD Master Of Puppets, Death Magnetic, Kill Em All, or Ride The Lightning? - MKBeast
Whoever did this knows nothing. Metallica's awesome - LightningStrike
How is he a bad guitarist, let alone on a list about the worst guitarists? His riffs are awesome, as well as his speed, stamina, etc. And he's the King of Downpicking. - Metal_TreasureV 4 Comments
I dare you to play a Steve Vai song. - Ninjaturtlesforpresident
All Steve Vai does is play a million notes per second. He has no FEEL.
Playing a million notes per second doesn't mean he has no FEEL. You just have to develop the ability to listen faster and hear that FEEL. - Metal_Treasure
What the hell, lol.
A lot of fast scales, not impressed.
A typical comment by a fan of hipster or psychedelic/stoner music who are usually impressed by things that objectively are not impressive at all. - Metal_Treasure
Jeff was better. Period... - Userguy44
Not so good riffs, awful solos. Srry mister king
Not the worst but Jeff H. was much better yet gets less credits than KK. Jeff H. wrote many of the things KK played. Also, Jeff played the more complex parts of the solos. - Metal_Treasure
Rock bottom worst.
Why oh come on u2 is awesome
Uh? - Userguy44
Look at dis dude - YeeMan
Limp Bizkit are crap - InsertCleverName
Nice joke! Alex is a great guitar player. - Metarock
Seriously?! What are guys smoking?
Actually, when clean and sober he's quite underrated. Doesn't belong here. - truckturner
Just listen to his version of Eruption.
He reminds me of Dahvie Vanity. - Userguy44
Overrated guitarist with really stupid name
I think he's cool. :3 - Misfire
Overrated and a very dumb stage name.
Very overrated but shouldn't be on a "worst" list - Metal_TreasureV 9 Comments
Are you peeps smoking something? - AliciaMae
Why is he on this list? - Userguy44
Not a bassist nor a guitarist lol
While I know he was a bassist (And let's be fair, a bass is basically a different guitar), but most would agree that his playing was incredibly subpar. - CrimsonShark
He was a bassist, not a guitarist. Christ.
He couldn't play
Oh please. I'm not a fan of his vocals but the guy can play. Come on! - Metal_Treasure
Oh my god what the hell is this!
dave mustaine in 36 in the worst guitar player
What?! Are you smoking something?! - MKBeast
Wait... WHAT?! He plays the guitar?! - Misfire
Just listen to his solo with a guitar slide
Why does he suck? Is it because he doesn't play solos very often? His role in R.E.M. is to flesh out the sound and play stuff that fits the song. You don't need to be a virtuoso to craft great songs. - Gg2000
He is creepy as hell - InsertCleverName
YouTube top 5 guitarists
Not overrated at all. - Userguy44
The absolute worst of the worst, no talent, wears makeup, no feel, loud always, p---forte, plays in the worst band ever, scam artist, totally over rated by ignorant fools, created the worst band ever, plays absolute rubbish, invented rubbish, crawled out of a garbage can,
KISS is one of the best bands ever! besides queen and the rolling stones. WHY is he on here
George isn't bad in my opinion. Would I consider him in the top 100? Nope. - Misfire
Not the worst but very very overrated. - Metal_Treasure
Certainly not! Listen to the guitar solo on "Something". It's not one of those wildly improvised, finger-bleeding, un-duplicatable and absolutely overrated solos, it's melodic and hummable. It was also recorded in one take. With an orchestra playing at the same time! - PetSounds
He didn’t even write Purple Rain it was his own guitarist in the Revolution. Next.
Just to remind you this isn't a list of the most overrated guitarists. Maybe you do find him a bad guitarist, but I'm just reminding you 'cause a lot of people call music artists they find overrated "the worst" even though they really aren't. - Misfire
Worst guitarist ever.. Ripped off hey jude for hey joe
Why is Jimi here? Have you ever tried to play his stuff? If not leave here and never come back please. - Userguy44
This list is a lie. Probably a 8 year old kid uploaded it to troll. Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain don't belong here. Slash and James Hetfield are also really talented. Whoever uploaded this is a joke.
Cobain said his guitar playing sucked, but it really doesn't suck that badly. Other than that, ditto. - MKBeastV 9 Comments
Troll item. - Metal_Treasure
Eddie Van Halen on this list? He does more than tapping and fast playing? - Userguy44
Who is this? - Userguy44
It was that one "solo" on youtube. It wasn't even a solo! it was an act of showmanship when bruce was introducing everybody! HE created the solo for Blood Brothers! - SoldierOfFortune
Get him out of here. Now! - Metal_Treasure
Does not Djent.
What? Are You High? - GreenDayFan21
Doesn't play with enough feel, but he does do some impressive feats - SoldierOfFortune
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