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  1. #41

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Brian May, John Petrucci, Alex Lifeson, Jimmy Page, EVH.
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  2. #42

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Why Tom DeLonge of course Blink-182 ftw ^^

  3. #43

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    John Frusciante, hands down. Many people say he is Jesus reborn, and I think he is. In my opinion he is the best living guitar player atm.

    Check his solos at youtube. Search for "Parallel Universe Slane Castle"

  4. #44

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Paul Gilbert, Joe Satrianni, Slash, Jimmy H. Mars Volta guy, Vai, Friedman, Mustaine, Dimebag Darrell, K. King, Tom Morello, Van Halen, Tommy Emmanuel, Zappa, Eddie Hazel, etc.

    Just good guitar players in general, I have no favourite

  5. #45

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    Pual Gilbert and A.J. Minette. 8)
    "This bro told a cool story on 2009-12-03 and proudly took part in the banfest."

  6. #46

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    Buckethead, John Petrucci oh and Abbath. - Best paladin blog EU no jk.

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  7. #47

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Randy Rhoads
    Ted nugent -damn yankees

  8. #48

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    Ritchie Blackmore
    Dave Gilmour
    Joe Bonamassa

    Not necessarily the fastest or most technically gifted but I really enjoy their music nonetheless.

  9. #49

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    God I don't have one favourite!

    But my favourites are, in no particular order:

    Stevie Ray Vaughan (imo one of the top 3 guitarists of all time)
    Paul Gilbert (can play a lot of different styles better than most people can play one style, although some of his lyrics suck lol)
    Matt Bellamy (probably the best live guitarist I've seen)
    Eddie Van Halen (possibly fighting for best guitarist with Hendrix)

    And ofc, the legend that is Jimi Hendrix who really doesn't need a reason apart from that he is awesome lol.
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  10. #50

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Quote Originally Posted by Skandalize
    Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin)
    Jimi Hendrix (Jimi Hendrix)
    Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)

    Those are my top three favourites. Not in order!
    dammit you beat me to it,
    also mark knofler and slash
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  11. #51

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Adrian Smith from Iron Maiden is my favourite lead guitarist... oh my goodness he is amazing! I feel kinda honored to share my first name with him

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  12. #52

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Brian 'Head' Welch - Former KoRn guitarist.

    James 'Munky' Shaffer - KoRn guitarist.

    They're both just awesome!

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    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    No perticular order:

    Eddie Van Halen(King of Complicated)
    Angus Young(King of Simple)
    David Gilmore(No ones replicating those bends)
    Slash(everything he touches turns to gold)
    Randy Rhodes(The embodyment of Epic, whole Diary of a Madman album)
    Steve Vai(Head Cutting Duel anyone, intense riffs and solos)
    Joe Satriani(Wicked tunes and whammy action)

    Im stuck in a time warp from a time i was never in :P if that makes any sence.

  14. #54

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Jimi hendrix is sweet but his style is soo sloppy. Jimmy paige on the other hand is the absolute best guitar player when he is not on heroine

  15. #55

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    My fovorites atm is Christopher- and Michael Amott from arch enemy (melodic death metal).
    imo they manage to combine speed and melody like nobody else.
    Links if anyone is interested:
    Silverwing (live) -
    We will rise + Fields of desolation (live) -
    Nemesis (studio) -

  16. #56

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Synester Gates
    Eddie Van Halen
    Angus Young
    Tom Morello
    Yngwie Malmsteen (even though he's an arrogant S.O.B)

  17. #57

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Alexi Laiho - children of bodom

    one of the best if not the best metal guitar player

  18. #58

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    Oli Herbert from All that Remains

    [i]A quick the one you gave me? No. You're going to suffer as I did. Thanks to my arrow, you can't even run. Give my regards to hell, you son of a bitch.
    -Sylvanas Windrunner

  19. #59

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    Dave Murray, Janick Gers, Adrian Smith, Guitarists of Iron Maiden, all play rhythm and lead,
    Timo Tolkki, Stratovarius,
    Kai Hansen, rhythm and lead of Gamma Ray,
    Stefan Weinerhall and Jimmy Hedlund, lead and rhythm of Falconer

  20. #60

    Re: Your Favourite Lead Guitarist

    2:29-2:55 in that vid ^

    the name is Andy Mckee. he plays an entire "band" with his guitar. he has percussion, bass, lead guitar, and almost sounds as though you can hear vocals as well in a sense.

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