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Jamiephofe
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Jamiephofe
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06/27/2004 1:38 am
Led Zeppelin are definately more famous, who hasn't heard of stairway to heaven or whole lotta love?

However, i'd much rather Kirk Hammet taught me the guitar than Jimmy Page. Have you heard Jimmy Page solo recently? Apart from his recorded versions I'd say he's an awful lead guitarist. Around 80% of the notes he hits are dead or buzzing, you could argue it's because he spends most of the shows improvising his solo's, but I wouldn't say thats any excuse. If he wasn't the guitarist from the yardbirds or led zeppelin then he wouldn't be rated half as good of a guitarist. Kirk Hammet isn't exactly a guitar god either, but at least he doesn't sound like he's been playing for 2 months when he solo's.

Obviously that's just my opinion and im sure it will vary somewhat from everyone elses. (More along the lines of everyone will complain that I just said Jimmy Page sucks)

- J