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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 doesn't even plug his guitarV 20 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
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?
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
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
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
He's just not a guitar ist
But he doesn't even play a guitar? - Userguy44
He's good at drums though. I watched a video of it once. he's a good drummerV 3 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.
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 - SoldierOfFortune
Fake contrived band that stole their sound. Berkeley political whores that worship the sperm of socialists and Marxists.V 5 Comments
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...
Seriously? This guy's solos are awesome! - MKBeast
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.
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. - Metarock
I dare you. Listen to his solos! - Userguy44V 8 Comments
One Direction sucks
No idea who this is. The Top Tens sucks as a site.
Whoever posted this is crazy
Why is the guitar god on the worst guitarist list? - InsertCleverName
Wrong absolutely wrong
Perhaps the most overrated but not the worst. - Metal_TreasureV 11 Comments
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
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!
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
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
He's okay, but not one of the best. - Userguy44
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
I dare you to play a Steve Vai song. - Ninjaturtlesforpresident
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
Who added him to this list? Are you people OK? - Metal_TreasureV 1 Comment
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
Get this guy out of here. Have you HEARD Master Of Puppets, Death Magnetic, Kill Em All, or Ride The Lightning? - MKBeast
HIS rhythm IS AMAZING THOUGH - InsertCleverName
Listen to Blackened, Dyers Eve, Master Of Puppets and more. He doesn't belong here. One of the best rhythm guitar players ever! - Userguy44
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 2 Comments
Just listen to his version of Eruption.
Actually, when clean and sober he's quite underrated. Doesn't belong here. - truckturner
Nice joke! Alex is a great guitar player. - Metarock
Seriously?! What are guys smoking?
Limp Bizkit are crap - InsertCleverName
No way he is awesome - HEAVYMETALTHUNDER12345
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
Why oh come on u2 is awesome
Uh? - Userguy44
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.
Very overrated but shouldn't be on a "worst" list - Metal_TreasureV 5 Comments
Not a guitarist. - Userguy44
What?! Are you smoking something?! - MKBeast
Oh please. I'm not a fan of his vocals but the guy can play. Come on! - Metal_Treasure
Are you peeps smoking something? - AliciaMae
Why is he on this list? - Userguy44
He is creepy as hell - InsertCleverName
Just listen to his solo with a guitar slide
He couldn't play
He was a bassist, not a guitarist. Christ.
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
Not the worst but very very overrated. - Metal_Treasure
He didn’t even write Purple Rain it was his own guitarist in the Revolution. Next.
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
YouTube top 5 guitarists
Eddie Van Halen on this list? He does more than tapping and fast playing? - Userguy44
Troll item. - Metal_Treasure
KISS is one of the best bands ever! besides queen and the rolling stones. WHY is he on here
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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