Best Guitarist

Discussion in 'Music' started by Babe_Ruth, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    A few months ago we had a thread called Best Guitarist of all time according to GF, it never got finished. So I've decided to create a new thread asking who you guys believe is the best guitarist of all time?

    Mine is Angus Young, he's simply amazing on the guitar, his solos for ACDC are outstanding.

    Here's a few others that I enjoy:

    -Jimmy Page
    -Steve Stevens

  2. dDave

    dDave Guardian of the Light V.I.P.

  3. 611Jen

    611Jen Registered Member

    Santana I melt when he plays without a doubt he is the best in my book
  4. MAgnum9987

    MAgnum9987 Do What Thou Wilt

    Stevie Ray Vaughan. Or Eddie Van Halen. One of them. I can't pick which. They should build this thing that measures how many notes a guitarists can strike within a certain timeframe
  5. Rebeccaaa

    Rebeccaaa yellow 4!

    Angus Young is definately a contender for me. Hendrix and Page, too.
  6. PretzelCorps

    PretzelCorps Registered Member

  7. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    You guys mentioned some good guitarist, it's very hard to argue against some of the guitarist you guys mentioned, especially Stevie Ray Vaughn and Eddie Van Halen and Hendrix, those three are simply amazing on the guitar.
  8. Ryuk

    Ryuk Registered Member

    You know it's still admittedly close, but I still have to go with Slash.
  9. Joshy

    Joshy Registered Member

    Hendrix, Clapton, BB King etc. All the blues bands that put a lot of emotion into their music and make it sound awesome at the same time! :)
  10. PentaCube

    PentaCube Registered Member

    I don't find the super fast soloists very interesting to be honest. I like guitarists who know how to melt their riffs into the song in a way that supports the other members of the band. My favorite guitarist at the moment is mark tremonti for that very reason. Once Stapp left creed (thank god) and the good members of the band made alter bridge he started sounding better IMO.

    YouTube - Alter Bridge - Metalingus

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