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His Rebirth Album was an Epic Fail, and it's no wonder. His Guitar skills are beyond stupid. definitely deserves to be #1
Lil Wayne's guitar playing was so bad it shouldn't even count for this list - Nickelstickman
The only person who even deserves to be on this list.
He can’t even rap. Next.V 17 Comments
His song and his guitar playing is just no...
If he’s trying to be a bad guitarist, than he’s doing good. - AliciaMae
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
He even admitted he was a bad guitar player.
Hold on a second. The LEGENDARY Kurt Cobain, higher on the WORST GUITARISTS list than Nick Jonas?
Breh, not a huge NIRVANA fan but this guy ain't half bad. The problem is that people overrate him for his guitar skills. - SolariserV 12 Comments
Taylor Swift is beyond talentless. I have never seen a more deplorable vocalist in my life.
New Eddie Van Halen my ass. She sucks.
Does she even play gutair?
Fred isn't a guitarist, definitely removed from this list. - 05yusuf09
This guy has no talent - Userguy44
*Plays overdistorted E flat*
SEE MY FRIENDS TONIGHT - Th47
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
He does simple stuff very well, I'll give him that.
No argument here!
But he doesn't even play a guitar? - Userguy44V 2 Comments
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
Why Is Billie Joe here?! He should not Be here!
Sure his solos are easy because as a child he didn't focus on being the best guitarist ever, he focused on being the best songwriter ever.
He is not close to the best, but he is a decent player and I like him. - Userguy44
Billie's solos are really easy; anyone can do em. And many of his chord progressions are stolen from others - SoldierOfFortune
That being said, he does have many melodic, albeit simple, guitar solos - SoldierOfFortuneV 3 Comments
Seriously? This guy's solos are awesome! - MKBeast
It's not that Kirk is a bad guitarist, his solos are just very random and unorganized. Like blackened and one. Listen to stuff from Kill Em All and Ride The Lightning
Whoever added him should really go listen to Master Of Puppets, One, For Whom The Bell Tolls, Harvester Of Sorrow, Seek & Destroy, every song that Kirk has a solo in.
I dare you. Listen to his solos! - Userguy44V 7 Comments
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...
All he does is play 3 chords over and over while singing boring and generic love songs
One Direction sucks
Out of most of the selections here, he belongs here. - MKBeast
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!
He was the guy this list was invented for
A disgrace to our race
You guys are so close minded if you voted for literally almost anyone on this list
and I'm not talking about the more 'pop' artist on the list I'm talking about the actual guitarists - Metalfan2112
Whoever posted this is crazy
Why is the guitar god on the worst guitarist list? - InsertCleverName
Wrong absolutely wrong
WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE?! - Th47V 3 Comments
Get this guy out of here. Have you HEARD Master Of Puppets, Death Magnetic, Kill Em All, or Ride The Lightning? - MKBeast
Listen to Blackened, Dyers Eve, Master Of Puppets and more. He doesn't belong here. One of the best rhythm guitar players ever! - Userguy44
HIS rhythm IS AMAZING THOUGH - InsertCleverName
Not bad but very overrated
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
All Steve Vai does is play a million notes per second. He has no FEEL.
A lot of fast scales, not impressed.
I dare you to play a Steve Vai song. - Ninjaturtlesforpresident
Who added him to this list? Are you people OK? - Metal_TreasureV 1 Comment
He's one of the best! Just because he doesn't play 1 million notes per second doesn't mean he is bad! - SoldierOfFortune
Definitely not the best, but not so overrated. He can still play guitar and do it like no other person can play. - Th47
This dude sucks. He's only considered the best because brainless pre pubescents thing he's "cool" because of his silly hat and his stupid ass sunglasses. Very average rock guitar player and while he fit the band well, anyone could've replaced him.
OVERRATEDV 4 Comments
Just listen to his version of Eruption.
Limp Bizkit are crap - InsertCleverName
Seriously?! What are guys smoking?
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. - MKBeast
The point is that Kurt Cobain said he is bad but that doesn't mean he is one of the worst. It is also weird that above it says Jimi Hendrix was one of the greatest guitarists of all time but he is on the list. Weird right?
What even is this list?
Get off this list ignorant Russian bots - Th47V 6 Comments
What?! Are you smoking something?! - MKBeast
No way he is awesome - HEAVYMETALTHUNDER12345
He is creepy as hell - InsertCleverName
Are you peeps smoking something? - AliciaMae
Why is he on this list? - Userguy44
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.
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Eddie Van Halen on this list? He does more than tapping and fast playing? - 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
What? Are You High? - GreenDayFan21
Doesn't play with enough feel, but he does do some impressive feats - SoldierOfFortune
Does not Djent.
He created rock and roll! - SoldierOfFortune
Chuck is one of the best for god's sake - Gruunge
What's wrong with you. He is one of the best guitarists - PinkF
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