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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. - Silence4101
His guitar attempt is basically a meme. The guy definitely shouldn't have tried to play a guitar on live stage because of that. Stick to your usual forte Dwayne. - CrimsonShark
Two notes does not a legend make. - galaxyfox
He doesn't even plug his guitarV 24 Comments
That guitar solo... Ah
sorry - YeeMan
His song and his guitar playing is just no...
worstV 1 Comment
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?
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.
Hold on a second. The LEGENDARY Kurt Cobain, higher on the WORST GUITARISTS list than Nick Jonas?V 13 Comments
This guy has no talent - Userguy44
Fred durst is TALENTLESS
Fred isn't a guitarist, definitely removed from this list. - 05yusuf09V 1 Comment
Does he know what a guitar even is?
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 good at drums though. I watched a video of it once. he's a good drummerV 5 Comments
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
Obviously not as good as Jimi Hendrix or David Gilmour. But he embraces the good punk guitar sound in his playing. - galaxyfox
He's a decent guitarist + he's a pretty cool dude.
He is not close to the best, but he is a decent player and I like him. - Userguy44
Why Is Billie Joe here?! He should not Be here!V 6 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...
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. - Metarock
how? - general_taoV 11 Comments
One Direction sucks
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
No idea who this is. The Top Tens sucks as a site.
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
Whoever added this on the list is messed up - galaxyfox
Perhaps the most overrated but not the worst. - Metal_TreasureV 13 Comments
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!
He was the guy this list was invented forV 1 Comment
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
He always hides on stage, and is so lazy
Not THAT bad, but very overrated. Just plays a few simple power chords and that's all. - Gruunge
Not bad but very overrated
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.
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
*Squints eyes multiple times*
This makes absolutely no sense. - CrimsonShark
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_Treasure
Get this guy out of here. Have you HEARD Master Of Puppets, Death Magnetic, Kill Em All, or Ride The Lightning? - MKBeastV 4 Comments
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
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
Overrated guitarist with really stupid name
Overrated and a very dumb stage name.
Very overrated but shouldn't be on a "worst" list - Metal_Treasure
Definitely not the best, but not so overrated. He can still play guitar and do it like no other person can play. - Th47V 8 Comments
Rock bottom worst.
Why oh come on u2 is awesome
Uh? - Userguy44
Actually, when clean and sober he's quite underrated. Doesn't belong here. - truckturner
Just listen to his version of Eruption.
Look at dis dude - YeeMan
Limp Bizkit are crap - InsertCleverName
He reminds me of Dahvie Vanity. - Userguy44
Nice joke! Alex is a great guitar player. - Metarock
Seriously?! What are guys smoking?
Are you peeps smoking something? - AliciaMae
Why is he on this list? - Userguy44
Not a guitarist. - Userguy44
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
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
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. - MKBeast
Get off this list ignorant Russian bots - Th47V 8 Comments
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
Just listen to his solo with a guitar slide
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
He is creepy as hell - InsertCleverName
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.
YouTube top 5 guitarists
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
Does not Djent.
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
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