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#1
okay, so who are some famous guitarists that are over-shadowed by all the Vai/Satriani/Malmsteen/Gilbert/etc. virtuosos of today.


i would think Buck Dharma from Blue Oyster Cult is a fantastic player who needs more recognition.

also: Steve Howe from Yes (well.. many of yes's 17 line-ups..) his playing was so unique and creative, and he's crazy.


finally: Steve Morse, in my opinion, better than all guitarists listed above, he maybe can't play as good as most of 'em (could give malmsteen and gilbert a run for their money.) but his jazz fusion in the Dixie Dregs was moving and his solo work is amazing.
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#2
Larry LaLonde from Primus. Fo Sho.
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#3
Both guitarists from The Scorpions.
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#4
Ry Cooder and also Ritchie Blackmore.
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#5
Pat Metheny...crazyyyy stuff, but jazz so not uber popular

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Both guitarists from The Scorpions.


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#10
dave, the ex-sum41 guitarist. he wasnt legendary by any means, but some of his work on sum41's last album, chuck, was quite impressive. also, neal schone of journey, my personal favorite guitarist of all time, and the guitarist from boston
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#11
Richie Sambora from Bon Jovi.

his playing is great in the band stuff but his solo album is absolutely amasing
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#15
John Mayer. amazing blues man, and people say blues is dead.

Matt Friction from (flame me baby!) The Pink Spiders. sure he plays some power chords, but he makes up some great stuff. soft smoke anyone? modern swinger's great too... (hes also a very VERY versatile singer...)
#17
Quote by zeppfan
Pat Metheny...crazyyyy stuff, but jazz so not uber popular


yeah, Jazz sucks!!!!!!!!
#18
John Kay and Michael Monarch, both of Steppenwolf
Mark Rizzo of Soulfly
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#20
Quote by Smokey Amp
Both guitarists from The Scorpions.



I second that. Also, some of my own opinions:

Richie Sambora, Bon Jovi

Andy Sumner, The Police (not 100% sure if I'm right)

Pearl Jam Guitarist (don't know name)

Those are just some guys I like. Also, Slash, Randy Rhoads, and Eddie, but they get enough credit as it is.
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#21
santana. yeah he gets credit but a lot of people i know dont even know who he is.

and the guy from blind melon. that proves he doesnt get enough recognition, i dont even know his name!
#22
Mike McCready of Pearl Jam...
He's absolutely amazing!! He is probably the most underrated guitarist out there. He's obviously one of the best guitarist.
#24
Billy Joe Armstrong LOL

no but really, George Harrison, Dave Gilmore, Joe Perry
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#26
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yeah, Jazz sucks!!!!!!!!


you don't know what your ****ing talking about. jazz is one of the only genres with truly talented musicians who know way more shit then anyone playing the crap you most likely listen to. show some goddamn respect to a genre which contains some of the greatest if not THE greatest musicians (alive and dead) to ever walk this ****ing planet.
#27
Billy Corgan, Kaki King, and Prince.
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yeah, Jazz sucks!!!!!!!!


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#30
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santana. yeah he gets credit but a lot of people i know dont even know who he is.

and the guy from blind melon. that proves he doesnt get enough recognition, i dont even know his name!


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#31
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Billy Joe Armstrong LOL

no but really, George Harrison, Dave Gilmore, Joe Perry
David Gilmore? Underrated?!
#33
The guy who plays for Blue Oyster , I can't stop listening to the 'Dont Fear the Reaper' solo
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#34
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David Gilmore? Underrated?!


Yeah, he must be, I've never heard of him.

David Gilmour on the other hand...
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#35
Quote by dguns420
yeah, Jazz sucks!!!!!!!!


Come again?

You didn't really just say that did you?

I don't think Jeff Loomis from nevermore gets enough credit. The man is a sweep picking monster and never gets a lot of spotlight.
#36
Claudio Sanchez and Travis Stever are amazing guitarist who don't really get that much credit.

Most people listen to Coheed, hate Claudio's voice, and can't bother to listen to the instruments.

They're a pretty skilled band, but they're not THAT widely known.
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#39
Doug Marsch (Built To Spill)
Billy Corgan and James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins)
Marc Ribot (Tom Waits)

And who was the guy who did the solo in Maggot Brain? I know he gets a lot of recognition for that, but what else has he done?