Former Red Hot Chili Peppers
star John Frusciante
has been named the greatest guitarist of the last 30 years.
The musician left the rock band after they embarked on a two-year hiatus in 2007, choosing not to rejoin the group when they reconvened last year (09).
He is now focusing on his solo career, but his work with the Suck My Kiss
hitmakers has helped propel him to the top of a new list to find the best guitarists of the last three decades.
topped the poll by BBC 6 Music
, seeing off competition from former Guns N' Roses
, who claimed second place and Muse
frontman Matt Bellamy
Former The Smiths
star Johnny Marr
came fourth, while the top five was rounded out by Rage Against The Machine
's Tom Morello
Thanks for the report to Contactmusic.com