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IMO......
In order:

1) Jimi Hendrix (what can i say)
2) Joe Satriani (incredible... has a lot of style)
3) Stevie Ray Vaugh (one of my favs... reinvented blues)
4) John pertucci (he does it all... great live)
5) Nuno Bettencourt (Most underrated guitar playas out there he rox)
Member of band: Amphiptere (am-fi-teer)
Genre: Speed Metal, Thrash Metal
I am: Lead guitar

#1

IMO......
In order:

1) Jimi Hendrix (what can i say)
2) Joe Satriani (incredible... has a lot of style)
3) Stevie Ray Vaugh (one of my favs... reinvented blues)
4) John pertucci (he does it all... great live)
5) Nuno Bettencourt (Most underrated guitar playas out there he rox)
Member of band: Amphiptere (am-fi-teer)
Genre: Speed Metal, Thrash Metal
I am: Lead guitar

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Joined: 11/29/00

Posts: 3772

I don't even bother getting caught up in these discussions. To me, Jimi Hendrix is an awesome guitarist but it seems like it's become this knee-jerk, accepted-as-truth answer that he's #1. I think he's an awesome guitarist, and I've listened to the Experience over and over and the Woodstock CD and everything else, and again, I think he's awesome, he just doesn't strike me as being the bet guitarist ever to live.

If you want to talk underrated guitar players, there's the guy who would probably top my list of top guitarists: Danny Gatton. For some reason the best musicians have this habit of dying way the hell before they came to the acknowledgement the deserved.
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#2

I don't even bother getting caught up in these discussions. To me, Jimi Hendrix is an awesome guitarist but it seems like it's become this knee-jerk, accepted-as-truth answer that he's #1. I think he's an awesome guitarist, and I've listened to the Experience over and over and the Woodstock CD and everything else, and again, I think he's awesome, he just doesn't strike me as being the bet guitarist ever to live.

If you want to talk underrated guitar players, there's the guy who would probably top my list of top guitarists: Danny Gatton. For some reason the best musicians have this habit of dying way the hell before they came to the acknowledgement the deserved.
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Joined: 02/07/02

Posts: 2814

No Particular Order:

Steve Vai
Joe Satriani
Eric Johnson
Slash
SRV

#3

No Particular Order:

Steve Vai
Joe Satriani
Eric Johnson
Slash
SRV

Registered User

Joined: 08/09/03

Posts: 450

Allan Holdsworth
Shawn Lane
Greg Howe
Frank Gambale
Marshall Harrison (VERY underrated guy, fantastic, probably the best at the whole legato shred thing ever)

#4

Allan Holdsworth
Shawn Lane
Greg Howe
Frank Gambale
Marshall Harrison (VERY underrated guy, fantastic, probably the best at the whole legato shred thing ever)

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Joined: 05/26/03

Posts: 1597

My friend Rob is nuno's nephew in-law or something like that.I called it bullsh*t,but he said he lives a few towns around me.Rob plays the guitar,but he never knew that nuno was considerd some big player when he saw him at family reunions.Hes not one to lie about stuff.It was brought up in a conversation about great guitarists between me and him.I'm like "you ever here of nuno bettencourt?" and hes like "yeah,hes my uncle in-law...he lives over in winchington/westminister(or something like that).I was just 'mouth opened' shocked.

Anyway...a list

Chuck shuldiner(not a technical nut,but most influential to me...he really spoke with his instrument)

petrucci(i just started to appreciate his style)

malmsteen(perfectionist)

vitek(watch out for this kid...10 years down the road he will be unmatched)

jeff hanneman(say what you will...hes the force behind slayer and the some of the best riffs ever created)

Later! \m/
Try once,fail twice...

#5

My friend Rob is nuno's nephew in-law or something like that.I called it bullsh*t,but he said he lives a few towns around me.Rob plays the guitar,but he never knew that nuno was considerd some big player when he saw him at family reunions.Hes not one to lie about stuff.It was brought up in a conversation about great guitarists between me and him.I'm like "you ever here of nuno bettencourt?" and hes like "yeah,hes my uncle in-law...he lives over in winchington/westminister(or something like that).I was just 'mouth opened' shocked.

Anyway...a list

Chuck shuldiner(not a technical nut,but most influential to me...he really spoke with his instrument)

petrucci(i just started to appreciate his style)

malmsteen(perfectionist)

vitek(watch out for this kid...10 years down the road he will be unmatched)

jeff hanneman(say what you will...hes the force behind slayer and the some of the best riffs ever created)

Later! \m/
Try once,fail twice...

Registered User

Joined: 11/12/03

Posts: 389

thats awesome... my dad grew up with nuno... he actually played for him cuz my dad was in a band.he was like 7 years older than him but still.

I actually forgot to put Gary Moore up there cuz hes great
Member of band: Amphiptere (am-fi-teer)
Genre: Speed Metal, Thrash Metal
I am: Lead guitar

#6

thats awesome... my dad grew up with nuno... he actually played for him cuz my dad was in a band.he was like 7 years older than him but still.

I actually forgot to put Gary Moore up there cuz hes great
Member of band: Amphiptere (am-fi-teer)
Genre: Speed Metal, Thrash Metal
I am: Lead guitar

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Joined: 12/14/00

Posts: 1322

No particular order:

Steve Vai
Shawn Lane
Joe Satriani
Michael Angelo
SRV
Sometimes I hit notes only dogs can hear.

#7

No particular order:

Steve Vai
Shawn Lane
Joe Satriani
Michael Angelo
SRV
Sometimes I hit notes only dogs can hear.

Guitar Hurricane

Joined: 01/11/02

Posts: 917

In no order:

Slash
EVH
Hendrix
SRV
Kurt cobain....ahahah joking...Ted nugget
WWSD? What would stevie do?

#8

In no order:

Slash
EVH
Hendrix
SRV
Kurt cobain....ahahah joking...Ted nugget
WWSD? What would stevie do?

Registered User

Joined: 03/12/03

Posts: 413

Hasn't this thread been done a million times? :P

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Hasn't this thread been done a million times? :P

Senior Member

Joined: 07/26/02

Posts: 100

Paul Gilbert
John Petrucci
Micheal Angelo
Steve vai
SRV

erm..it is in no order...
*Speed is nothing without control*

#10

Paul Gilbert
John Petrucci
Micheal Angelo
Steve vai
SRV

erm..it is in no order...
*Speed is nothing without control*