List of guitarists


List of guitarists

This list of guitarists includes guitarists for whom there is an article in Wikipedia. Only add names here if the person has their own article on Wikipedia, please. Anything else will be removed. (Please note that those that are known mainly as bass guitarists are listed separately at List of bass guitarists.)

See also: list of lead guitarists, list of rhythm guitarists.


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A

*Johnny A.
*"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (Pantera)
*Drew Abbott
*John Abercrombie
*Aaron "El Hefe" Abeyta (NOFX)
*Mick Abrahams (Jethro Tull)
*Vincent Accardi (Brand New)
*William Ackerman
*Bryan Adams
*Stuart Adamson (The Skids, Big Country, The Raphaels)
*Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World)
*Willie Adler (Lamb of God)
*Marcus Adoro (Eraserheads)
*Mikael Akerfeldt (Opeth)
*Fredrik Akesson (Opeth)
*Jan Akkerman (Focus)
*Khalid Al-Thawadi (Brothers)
*Nate Albert (The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Kickovers)
*Steve Albini (Shellac)
*Nicolas de Angelis
*Art Alexakis (Everclear)
*Paul Allender (Cradle of Filth)
*Duane Allman (Allman Brothers Band)
*Niklas Almqvist (The Hives)
*Carlos Alomar (David Bowie)
*Michael Amott (Arch Enemy)
*Christopher Amott (Arch Enemy)
*Trey Anastasio (Phish)
*Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
*Magnus Andersson
*Nicke Andersson (Hellacopters, Supershit 666)
*Faraz Anwar (Mizraab)
*Aoi (The Gazette)
*Taylor Swift
*Gem Archer (Oasis)
*Jamie Arentzen (American Hi-Fi)
*Armik
*Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day, Pinhead Gunpowder, Foxboro Hot Tubs,The Network)
*Tim Armstrong (Operation Ivy, Rancid, Transplants)
*Paul Arthurs (Oasis)
*Daniel Ash (Bauhaus, Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets)
*Peter Asher (Peter and Gordon)
*Ron Asheton (The Stooges)
*Gwyn Ashton
*John Ashton (The Psychedelic Furs)
*Sergio Assad
*Chet Atkins
*Paul Atkinson (The Zombies)
*Brian Aubert (Silversun Pickups)
*Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys)
*Bryce Avary (The Rocket Summer)
*Trey Azagthoth (Morbid Angel)

B

*Ayub Bachchu (Love Runs Blind)
*Matt Bachand (Shadows Fall)
*Randy Bachman (Bachman-Turner Overdrive, The Guess Who)
*Ian Bairnson (Pilot, Alan Parsons Project)
*Brian Baker (Minor Threat, Dag Nasty, Bad Religion)
*Dave Baksh (Sum 41, Brown Brigade)
*David Ball (Soft Cell)
*Balsac the Jaws of Death (GWAR)
*Terry Balsamo (Evanescence)
*Perry Bamonte (The Cure)
*Devendra Banhart
*Paul Banks (Interpol)
*Carl Barat (The Libertines, Dirty Pretty Things)
*Barbecue Bob
*Warren Barfield
*Don Barnes (38 Special)
*Mick Barr (Orthrelm)
*Martin Barre (Jethro Tull)
*Aaron Barrett (Reel Big Fish)
*Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd)
*Agustín Barrios
*Nicholas Barron
*Steve Bartek (Oingo Boingo)
*Michael Angelo Batio (Nitro)
*Jennifer Batten
*Roland Bautista (Earth, Wind & Fire)
*Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers)
*Brendan Bayliss (Umphrey's McGee)
*Eric Bazilian (The Hooters)
*Reb Beach (Winger)
*Sam Beam (Iron & Wine)
*Corey Beaulieu (Trivium)
*Beck
*Jeff Beck (The Yardbirds, Jeff Beck Group)
*Joe Beck
*Joe Becker
*Jason Becker (Cacophony, David Lee Roth)
*Walter Becker (Steely Dan)
*Peter Beckett (Player)
*Adrian Belew
*Brian Bell (Weezer, Space Twins, The Relationship)
*Drake Bell
*Eric Bell (Thin Lizzy)
*Matthew Bellamy (Muse)
*Roni Benise
*Bob Bennett
*Chester Bennington (Linkin Park)
*Brendan Benson (The Raconteurs)
*George Benson
*Miki Berenyi (Lush)
*Chuck Berry
*Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme)
*Dickey Betts (The Allman Brothers)
*Marco Biazzi (Lacuna Coil)
*Big Tom
*Kat Bjelland (Babes in Toyland)
*Anders Björler (At the Gates, The Haunted)
*Clint Black
*Jack Black (Tenacious D)
*Ryland Blackinton (Cobra Starship)
*Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow, Blackmore's Night)
*Norman Blake
*Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub)
*Ron Block (Alison Krauss)
*Conny Bloom (Hanoi Rocks)
*Mike Bloomfield
*Marc Bolan (T.Rex)
*Marcie Bolen (The Von Bondies)
*Tommy Bolin
*Joe Bonamassa
*Bono (U2)
*Nicke Borg (Backyard Babies)
*Adrian Borland (The Sound)
*Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit)
*James Bourne (Son of Dork)
*Pierre Bouvier (Simple Plan)
*Robert Bowlin
*Will Boyd (American Princes)
*Mick Box (Uriah Heep)
*James Dean Bradfield (Manic Street Preachers)
*Michelle Branch
*Laurent Brancowitz (Phoenix)
*Vito Bratta (White Lion)
*Creed Bratton (The Grass Roots)
*Jacques Brautbar (Phantom Planet)
*Julian Bream
*Lenny Breau
*Paul Brett
*Mike Brewer
*Vic Briggs (Eric Burdon & The Animals)
*Terry Britten
*David Bromberg
*Devin Bronson (Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson)
*Meredith Brooks
*Eric Brosius (Tribe)
*Jackson Browne (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
*Bob Brozman
*Michael Bruce (Alice Cooper)
*Mark Bryan (Hootie & the Blowfish)
*Roy Buchanan
*Peter Buck (R.E.M.)
*Buckethead (Deli Creeps, Alexi Laiho Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains, Praxis, Guns N' Roses)
*Lindsey Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac)
*Jonny Buckland (Coldplay)
*Jeff Buckley
*Jimmy Buffett
*Bumblefoot (Guns N' Roses)
*Charlie Burchill (Simple Minds)
*Chris Burney (Bowling for Soup)
*Ben Burnley (Breaking Benjamin)
*Christian Burns (BBMak)
*Jake Burns (Stiff Little Fingers)
*Vinny Burns (Ten)
*R. L. Burnside
*Kenny Burrell
*James Burton (Rick Nelson, Elvis Presley, John Denver)
*Bernard Butler (Suede, The Tears)
*John Butler (The John Butler Trio)
*Jonathan Butler
*Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper)
*Roddy "Radiation" Byers (The Specials)
*David Byrne (Talking Heads)

C

*Kevin Cadogan (Third Eye Blind)
*Chris Caffery (Trans Siberian Orchestra)
*Charlotte Caffey (The Go-Go's)
*Paul Caiafa (The Misfits, Kryst the Conqueror, Gorgeous Frankenstein)
*J. J. Cale
*Randy California (Spirit)
*Jo Callis (The Rezillos, The Human League)
*Mateo Camargo (Madina Lake)
*Greg Camp (Smash Mouth)
*Jeremy Camp
*Glen Campbell
*Mike Campbell (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers)
*Phil Campbell (Motörhead)
*Vivian Campbell (Dio, Whitesnake, Def Leppard)
*Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains)
*Joey Cape (Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Bad Astronaut)
*Mike Carden (The Academy Is...)
*Larry Carlton
*Jesse Carmichael (Kara's Flowers)
*Stephen Carpenter (Deftones)
*Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional, Further Seems Forever)
*Maybelle Carter (Carter Family)
*Bob Casale (Devo)
*Neko Case (The New Pornographers)
*Al Casey
*Al Casey
*Johnny Cash
*Johnny Cashbox
*Nick Catanese (Black Label Society)
*Jeff Catania (Hall & Oates)
*Philip Catherine
*Gustavo Cerati (Soda Stereo)
*Nic Cester (Jet)
*Yavuz Çetin
*Eugene Chadbourne
*António Chainho
*Bill Champlin (The Sons of Champlin)
*Eason Chan
*Jaycee Chan
*Manny Charlton (Nazareth)
*Charo
*Chris Cheney (The Living End)
*Andrew Cheshire
*Phil Chevron (The Pogues)
*Michael Guy Chislett (The Academy Is..., Hillsong United)
*Jay Chou
*John Christ (Danzig)
*Charlie Christian (Benny Goodman)
*Stephen Christian (Anberlin)
*Doug Church (Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives)
*Martin Cilia (The Atlantics)
*Jake Cinninger (Umphrey's McGee)
*John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
*Rama Claproth
*Eric Clapton (John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominos)
*Angus Clark (Trans Siberian Orchestra)
*Kevin Clarke
*Mike Clark (Suicidal Tendencies)
*Roy Clark
*Steve Clark (Def Leppard)
*"Fast" Eddie Clarke (Motörhead)
*Gilby Clarke (Guns N' Roses)
*Zal Cleminson (Sensational Alex Harvey Band)
*Dave Clo
*Henry Cluney (Stiff Little Fingers)
*Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
*Eddie Cochran
*Bruce Cockburn
*Leonard Cohen
*Jesse Colburn (Avril Lavigne)
*Phil Collen (Def Leppard)
*Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne)
*Albert Collins
*Allen Collins (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
*John Collins (The New Pornographers, The Evaporators)
*John Collura (The Ataris)
*Paul Colman (Newsboys, Paul Colman Trio)
*Tyler Connolly (Theory of a Deadman)
*Bill Connors
*Steve Conte (New York Dolls), (Eric Burdon)
*Ry Cooder (Captain Beefheart, The Seeds)
*Jamie Cook (Arctic Monkeys)
*Kyle Cook (Matchbox Twenty, The New Left)
*Rusty Cooley (Dominion, Outworld (band))
*Gaz Coombes (Supergrass)
*Korey Cooper (Skillet)
*John Corabi (Angora, The Scream, Mötley Crüe, Union)
*Francesco Corbetta
*Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins)
*Chris Cornell (Soundgarden)
*Hugh Cornwell (The Stranglers)
*Jim Corr (The Corrs)
*Terry Corso (Alien Ant Farm, Powerman 5000)
*Pete Cortese (Killswitch Engage,Overcast,Seemless)
*Larry Coryell
*Sean Costello
*Andy Cox (The Beat, Fine Young Cannibals)
*Graham Coxon (Blur)
*Jonathan Coulton
*Steve Craddock
*Philo Cramer (Fear)
*Dan Crary
*Robert Cray
*Andras Csaki
*Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon)
*Jason Cropper (Weezer)
*Steve "The Colonel" Cropper (Mar-Keys)
*David Crosby (Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, The Byrds)
*Robbin Crosby (Ratt)
*Allison Crowe
*Josh Cunningham (The Waifs)
*Rivers Cuomo (Weezer, Avant Garde, Homie)
*Shannon Curfman
*John Curulewski (Styx)
*Billy Ray Cyrus

D

*Dante DeCaro (Hot Hot Heat, Johnny and the Moon)
*Denis D'Amour (Voivod)
*Donnie Dacus
*Aaron Dalbec (Bane, Only Crime)
*Dick Dale
*Brody Dalle (The Distillers)
*Jean Pierre Danel
*Glenn Danzig (Danzig)
*Jol Dantzig (Wilson Pickett)
*Dimebag Darrell (Pantera, Damageplan)
*Dave Davies (The Kinks)
*Chris de Burgh
*Ray Davies (The Kinks)
*Brad Davis (musician)
*Jesse Ed Davis
*Keeley Davis (Denali, Engine Down)
*Maura Davis (Denali)
*Mike Davis (Nocturnus)
*Christopher Dean
*PJ DeCicco (Armor for Sleep)
*Chris DeGarmo (Queensrÿche)
*Vance DeGeneres (Cowboy Mouth)
*Dean DeLeo (Talk Show, Stone Temple Pilots)
*Tom DeLonge (Blink-182, Angels & Airwaves)
*Warren DeMartini (Ratt)
*Dave Dederer (The Presidents of the United States of America)
*Brad Delson (Linkin Park)
*Paul Dempsey (Something for Kate)
*Duane Denison (The Jesus Lizard, Tomahawk, Firewater)
*John Denner (John Denner Denner
*Ryan "Judas" DePaolo (Matchbook Romance)
*Johnny Depp
*Amir Derakh (Orgy, Julien-K, Rough Cutt)
*Rick Derringer (The McCoys)
*Marko DeSantis (Sugarcult)
*C. C. DeVille (Poison)
*Mat Devine (Kill Hannah)
*Bo Diddley
*Die (Dir en grey)
*Ani Difranco
*Steve Diggle (Buzzcocks)
*Al Di Meola
*Pete Doherty (The Libertines, Babyshambles)
*Peter Dolving (Mary Beats Jane, The Haunted)
*Dan Donegan (Disturbed)
*Donovan
*Paul Doucette (Matchbox Twenty)
*Captain Kirk Douglas (The Roots)
*Jerry Douglas
*K.K. Downing (Judas Priest)
*Dr. Know (Bad Brains)
*Nick Drake
*Pete Drake
*Dregen (Backyard Babies, Hellacopters)
*Bruce Driscoll (Blondfire, Brookville)
*Glen Drover (Megadeth, King Diamond, Eidolon)
*Ian D'Sa (Billy Talent)
*Les Dudek
*Billy Duffy (The Cult)
*Jan Dumée (Focus, On The Rocks)
*Tom Dumont (No Doubt, Invincible Overlord)
*Gary Duncan (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
*Andy Dunlop (Travis)
*Chauntelle DuPree (Eisley)
*Sherri DuPree (Eisley)
*Adam Dutkiewicz (Killswitch Engage)
*Roland Dyens
*Bob Dylan
*Jakob Dylan (The Wallflowers)

E

*Elliot Easton (The Cars, The New Cars)
*Duane Eddy
*The Edge (U2)
*Dave Edmunds
*Kathleen Edwards
*Nokie Edwards (The Ventures)
*Stephen Egerton (Descendents)
*Mike Einziger (Incubus)
*Tripp Eisen (Static-X, Dope, Murderdolls)
*Mattias Eklundh (Freak Kitchen)
*Danny Elfman (Oingo Boingo)
*Dolan Ellis
*John Ellis (The Stranglers)
*Justin Emerle (Echo Orbiter)
*Tommy Emmanuel
*Rik Emmett (Triumph), (Solo)
*Thomas Erak (The Hills Have Eyes, The Fall of Troy)
*Eric Erlandson (Hole)
*Esteban
*Dan Estrin (Hoobastank)
*Kevin Eubanks
*Euronymous (Mayhem)
*Jason Everman (Nirvana, Soundgarden)

F

*Jules Faife
*Brian Fair (Shadows Fall)
*Craig Fairbaugh (Transplants, +44)
*Nick Falcon (The Young Werewolves)
*Todd Fancey (The New Pornographers)
*Bernard Fanning (Powderfinger)
*Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad)
*Dave Farrell (Linkin Park)
*Andrew Farriss (INXS)
*Tim Farriss (INXS)
*Josh Farro (Paramore)
*Eric Faulkner (Bay City Rollers)
*Don Felder (Eagles)
*Zach Filkins (OneRepublic)
*Robin Finck (Nine Inch Nails, Guns N' Roses)
*Aaron Fink
*Jon Finn (Jon Finn Group)
*Jörg Fischer (Accept)
*Bradley Fish
*Eliot Fisk
*Warren Fitzgerald (Oingo Boingo, The Vandals)
*John Flansburgh (They Might Be Giants)
*Flattus Maximus (GWAR)
*Tom Fletcher (McFly)
*Robert Flynn (Machine Head)
*John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
*Tom Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
*Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five)
*Jerome Fontamillas (Switchfoot)
*Lita Ford (The Runaways)
*Marc Ford (The Black Crowes)
*Robben Ford
*Chris Foreman (Madness)
*Jon Foreman (Switchfoot)
*Richard Fortus (Psychedelic Furs, Love Spit Love, Guns N' Roses)
*Oz Fox (Stryper, SinDizzy)
* Les Fradkin (Beatlemania (musical))
*Peter Frampton (Humble Pie, The Herd)
*Black Francis (Pixies)
*Lars Frederiksen (Rancid, Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards)
*Tony Fredianelli (Third Eye Blind)
*Ace Frehley (KISS)
*Jay Jay French (Twisted Sister)
*Glenn Frey (Eagles)
*Matthew Friedberger (The Fiery Furnaces)
*Marty Friedman (Megadeth, Cacophony)
*Bill Frisell
*Robert Fripp (King Crimson)
*Fred Frith (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
*Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream)
*John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
*Bobby Fuller (The Bobby Fuller Four)
*Justin Furstenfeld (Blue October, The Last Wish)
*Nelly Furtado
*Francisco Tarrega
*Fernando Sor

G

*Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
*Declan Galbraith
*Eric Gale
*Noel Gallagher (Oasis)
*Rory Gallagher
*Shane Gallagher (+44)
*Dann Gallucci (Modest Mouse, Murder City Devils)
*Frank Gambale
*Tim Gane (Stereolab)
*Charly García (Sui Generis, Porsuigieco, La Máquina de Hacer Pájaros, Serú Girán)
*Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead)
*Chuck Garvey (moe.)
*Henry Garza (Los Lonely Boys)
*Kyle Gass (Tenacious D)
*Synyster Gates (Avenged Sevenfold)
*Danny Gatton
*Lee Gaze (lostprophets)
*Björn Gelotte (In Flames)
*Vicki Genfan
*Antony Genn (The Mescaleros, The Hours)
*Dave Genn (Matthew Good Band)
*Lowell George (Little Feat)
*Rocky George (Suicidal Tendencies)
*Janick Gers (Iron Maiden)
*Per Gessle (Gyllene Tider, Roxette)
*Andy Gibb
*Barry Gibb (The Bee Gees)
*Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, All-Time Quarterback, Pinwheel)
*Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top)
*Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big, Racer X)
*Daniel Gildenlöw (Pain of Salvation)
*Nick Gilder (Sweeney Todd)
*David Gilmour (Pink Floyd)
*Vince Gill (Pure Prarie League)
*Gordon Giltrap
*Greg Ginn (Black Flag)
*Chad I. Ginsburg (CKY)
*Nicolas Godin (Air)
*Mircea Gogoncea
*Lynval Golding (The Specials)
*Sander Gommans (After Forever)
*Adam Gontier (Three Days Grace)
*Dave Gonzalez (Gary Lewis & the Playboys)
*José González
*Myles Goodwyn (April Wine)
*Nina Gordon (Veruca Salt)
*Martin Gore (Depeche Mode)
*Scott Gorham (Thin Lizzy)
*Chris Goss (Masters of Reality)
*Stone Gossard (Green River, Mother Love Bone, Temple of the Dog, Pearl Jam)
*Manuel Göttsching (Ash Ra Tempel)
*Johnny Goudie (Goudie)
*Guthrie Govan
*Mick Grabham (Procol Harum)
*Davey Graham
*Amy Grant
*Rocky Gray (Soul Embraced)
*Jay Graydon
*Doug Grean
*Dallas Green (Alexisonfire, City and Colour)
*Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac)
*Norman Greenbaum
*Alex Greenwald (Phantom Planet)
*Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead)
*Dave Gregory (XTC)
*David Grier
*Ryan Griffiths (The Vines)
*Steve Grimes (The Farm)
*Carl Johan Grimmark (Narnia, Rob Rock, Saviour Machine, Beautiful Sin)
*Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana)
*Luther Grosvenor (Spooky Tooth)
*Todd Grubbs
*Aaron Guerra (Tourniquet)
*Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns, Guns N' Roses, Brides of Destruction)
*Lalo Guerrero
*Michael Gulezian
*Brett Gurewitz (Bad Religion, Error)
*James Gurley (Big Brother and the Holding Company)
*Michael Gurley (Dada)
*Gus G (firewind)
*Buddy Guy

H

*Steve Hackett (Genesis)
*Johan Hallgren (Pain of Salvation)
*Mike Hamilton (Kenny Loggins, Peter Kater, Jay Ferguson)
*Page Hamilton (Helmet)
*Shannon Hamm (Death,Control Denied)
*Chuck Hammer (Lou Reed, David Bowie, Guitarchitecture)
*Kirk Hammett (Metallica)
*Albert Hammond, Jr. (The Strokes)
*Michael Hampton (Funkadelic)
*Jeff Hanneman (Slayer)
*Andrew Hansen (The Fantastic Leslie)
*Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray)
*Isaac Hanson (Hanson)
*Joel Hanson (PFR)
*Fareed Haque (Garaj Mahal)
*Jessica Harp
*Hugh Harris (The Kooks)
*Dhani Harrison
*George Harrison (The Beatles)
*Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads)
*Mike Hatalak (It Dies Today)
*Charlotte Hatherley (Ash)
*Ian Haug (Powderfinger)
*Dan Hawkins (The Darkness)
*Justin Hawkins (The Darkness)
*Nick Hawkins (Big Audio Dynamite II)
*Colin Hay (Men at Work)
*Hiroyuki Hayashi (Polysics)
*Kelly Hayes (Cold)
*Peter Hayes (Black Rebel Motorcycle Club)
*Warren Haynes (Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule)
*Sean Hayter (Lucius Hunt)
*Eddie Hazel (Funkadelic)
*Justin Hayward (The Moody Blues)
*Matt Heafy (Trivium)
*Kevin Hearn (Barenaked Ladies, Kevin Hearn and Thin Buckle)
*Jim "Reverend Horton" Heath
*Charles Hedger (Cradle of Filth)
*Michael Hedges
*Christian Hejnal (Scarling.)
*Chris Henderson (3 Doors Down)
*Scott Henderson (Tribal Tech, Vital Tech Tones)
*Jimi Hendrix (The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Band of Gypsys, Gypsy Sun and Rainbows)
*Don Henley (Eagles)
*Mikey Heppner (Priestess)
*Luc Hensill (The Klan, Tomahawk Blues Band, Flesh Colour)
*Ken Hensley
*James Hetfield (Metallica)
*Greg Hetson (Circle Jerks, Bad Religion)
*Nick Hexum (311
*hide (X Japan)
*MJ Hibbett
*Ryan Higgins
*Steve Hillage
*Tyler Hilton
*Brent Hinds (Mastodon)
*Robert "Bucket" Hingley (The Toasters)
*Tom Hingley (Too Much Texas, Inspiral Carpets)
*Taka Hirose (Feeder)
*Jules Hodgson (KMFDM)
*Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles)
*Wolf Hoffmann (Accept)
*James Hogan
*Allan Holdsworth (UK)
*Dexter Holland (The Offspring)
*Buddy Holly
*Joshua Homme (Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age)
*James Honeyman-Scott (The Pretenders)
*Matt Hoopes (Relient K)
*Jerry Horton (Papa Roach)
*Tomoyasu Hotei (Boøwy)
*Michael Houser (Widespread Panic)
*Greg Howe
*Steve Howe (Yes, King Crimson, Asia)
*Billy Howerdel (A Perfect Circle)
*Keith Howland (Chicago)
*Brodie Foster Hubbard
*C.B. Hudson, (Blue October)
*Dann Huff
*Jesse Hughes (Eagles of Death Metal)
*Andy Huxley (The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Vile Imbeciles)
*Hyde (musician) (L'arc~en~ciel)
*Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders)

I

*Janis Ian
*Scott Ian (Anthrax, Stormtroopers of Death)
*Angel Ibarra (Aiden)
*Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance)
*James Iha (The Smashing Pumpkins, A Perfect Circle)
*Chris Impellitteri (Impellitteri)
*Roberto Iniesta (Extremoduro)
*Tony Iommi (Jethro Tull, Black Sabbath)
*Donnie Iris
*Sharon Isbin
*Ichiro Ito (Every Little Thing)
*Maja Ivarsson (The Sounds)

J

*John Lee Hooker
*Jesse Cook
*Matthias Jabs (Scorpions)
*Paul Jackson, Jr.
*Stevie Jackson (Belle & Sebastian)
*Tito Jackson (The Jackson 5)
*Dan Jacobs (Atreyu)
*Elmore James
*Tony James (Carbon/Silicon)
*Phil Jamieson (Grinspoon)
*Jandek
*Bert Jansch
*Al Jardine (The Beach Boys)
*Wyclef Jean
*Stephan Jenkins (Third Eye Blind)
*JerryC
*Joan Jett (The Runaways, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts)
*Antonio Carlos Jobim
*Heri Joensen (Týr)
*Alain Johannes (Eleven, Queens of the Stone Age)
*Lars-Olof Johansson (The Cardigans)
*John 5 (Marilyn Manson)
*Daniel Johns (Silverchair)
*Bill Johnson
*Eric Johnson
*Jack Johnson
*Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section)
*Kelly Johnson (Girlschool)
*Mike Johnson (Thinking Plague)
*Robert Johnson
*Wayne Johnson (The Manhattan Transfer)
*Davey Johnstone (Elton John)
*Ruud Adrianus Jolie (Within Temptation)
*Nick, Kevin and Joe Jonas (Jonas Brothers)
*Adam Jones (Tool)
*Brian Jones (The Rolling Stones)
*Daniel Jones (Savage Garden)
*Danny Jones (McFly)
*Mick Jones (Foreigner)
*Mick Jones (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite, Carbon/Silicon)
*Rod Jones (Idlewild)
*Stacy Jones (American Hi-Fi)
*Steve Jones (Sex Pistols)
*Stanley Jordan
*Joey Jordison (Murderdolls)
*Ben Jorgensen (Armor for Sleep)
*John Jorgenson
*Juanes

K

*Ledward Kaapana
*Kaoru (Dir en grey)
*Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand)
*Billy Karren (Bikini Kill)
*Dr Nico Kasanda
*Ben Kasica (Skillet)
*Terry Kath (Chicago)
*Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane)
*Tom Kaulitz (Tokio Hotel)
*Ryo Kawasaki
*John Kay (Steppenwolf)
*Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group)
*Phil Keaggy
*Tom Keeley (Thursday)
*Bill Kelliher (Mastodon)
*Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet)
* Ken Kitamura (L'Arc~en~Ciel)
*Jeff Kendrick (Devildriver)
*David Kennedy (Angels & Airwaves)
*Mike Kennerty (The All-American Rejects)
*Daniel Kessler (Interpol)
*Dave Keuning (The Killers)
*Ryan Key (Yellowcard)
*Nicki Kin (Vains of Jenna)
*Albert King
*B.B. King
*Ben King (The Yardbirds)
*Dave King (Flogging Molly)
*Ed King
*Freddie King
*Justin King
*Kaki King
*Kerry King (Slayer)
*Karl Logan (Manowar)
*Bill Kirchen (Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen)
*Pat Kirtley
*Kôji Kiriki (Malice Mizer, Eve of Destiny)
*Forrest Kline (hellogoodbye)
*Scott Klopfenstein (Reel Big Fish, The Littlest Man Band)
*Earl Klugh
*Larry Knechtel
*David Knopfler
*Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits)
*Peter Koppes (The Church)
*Leo Kottke
*Richie Kotzen
*Wayne Kramer (MC5)
*Norbert Krief (Trust)
*Robby Krieger (The Doors)
*Chad Kroeger (Nickelback)
*Mike Kroeger (Nickelback)
*Richard Kruspe (Rammstein)
*Andrei Krylov
*Jan Kuehnemund (Vixen)
*Damian Kulash (OK Go)
*Dave Kushner (Wasted Youth, Infectious Grooves, Zilch, Velvet Revolver)
*Paul Kossoff (Free)

L

*Norman Brown (guitarist)
*Jesse Lacey (Brand New)
*Patrick Lachman (Halford, Damageplan)
*Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom)
*Denny Laine (Paul McCartney, Wings, The Moody Blues, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Colin Blunstone)
*Shawn Lane, (Black Oak Arkansas)
*Ler LaLonde (Primus)
*Paul Landers (Rammstein)
*Yuri Landman
*Michael Landau
*Tito Larriva (The Plugz, Cruzados, Tito & Tarantula)
*Marit Larsen
*Andrew Latimer (Camel)
*Roope Latvala (Children of Bodom)
*Antonio Lauro
*Avril Lavigne
*John Lawler (The Fratellis)
*Adam Lazzara (Taking Back Sunday)
*John LeCompt
*Albert Lee
*Alvin Lee (Ten Years After)
*Jake E. Lee
*Shane Lee (Six & Out)
*Thomas Leeb
*Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age, A Perfect Circle)
*Sebastien Lefebvre (Simple Plan)
*Gary Lenaire (Tourniquet, Echo Hollow, Cripple Need Cane)
*John Lennon (The Beatles)
*Julian Lennon
*Sean Lennon
*Jared Leto (30 Seconds to Mars)
*Adam Levine (Maroon 5, Kara's Flowers)
*Vaden Todd Lewis (Toadies)
*Aaron Lewis (Staind)
*Bob Lewis (Devo)
*Matty Lewis (Zebrahead)
*Herman Li (DragonForce)
*Ottmar Liebert
*Alex Lifeson (Rush)
*Jani Liimatainen (Sonata Arctica)
*John Lilley (The Hooters)
*Rickey Lime (Scarling.)
*Hal Lindes
*David Lindley
*Peter Lindgren (Opeth)
*Mikko Viljami Lindström (HIM)
*Jeff Linsky
*Tom Linton (Jimmy Eat World)
*Russell Lissack (Bloc Party)
*Kerry Livgren (Kansas)
*Duncan Lloyd (Maximo Park)
*Richard Lloyd (Television)
*Taylor Locke (Rooney)
*Chuck Loeb
*Lisa Loeb
*Nils Lofgren (E Street Band)
*Jeff Loomis (Nevermore, Sanctuary)
*Joe Long (The Four Seasons)
*Courtney Love (Hole)
*Sami Lopakka (Sentenced)
*Clint Lowery (Sevendust, Dark New Day)
*John Lowery (Marilyn Manson)
*Scott Lucas (Local H)
*Paco de Lucia
*Steve Lukather (Toto)
*George Lynch (Dokken)
*Jeff Lynne (The Move, Electric Light Orchestra, Traveling Wilburys)
*Jimmy Lyon (Eddie Money, Greg Kihn Band)

M

*Tony MacAlpine
*Colin MacDonald (The Trews)
*John-Angus MacDonald (The Trews)
*Wade MacNeil (Alexisonfire)
*Tim Mahoney (311)
*Raine Maida (Our Lady Peace)
*Daron Malakian (System of a Down)
*Stephen Malkmus (Pavement)
*Yngwie J. Malmsteen
*Mana (Moi Dix Mois, Malice Mizer)
*Julian Mandrake, (Canvas, Blue October, (a+)machines)
*Kee Marcello (Easy Action, Europe, K2)
*Carlo Marchione
*Frank Marino (Mahogany Rush)
*Steve Marker (Garbage)
*Bob Marley (Bob Marley and the Wailers)
*Del Marquis (Scissor Sisters)
*Johnny Marr (The Smiths, Modest Mouse)
*Steve Marriott (Small Faces, Humble Pie)
*Mick Mars (Mötley Crüe)
*Gerry Marsden (Gerry and the Pacemakers)
*Jim Martin (Faith No More)
*Mike Martin (All That Remains)
*John Martyn
*Hank Marvin (The Shadows)
*J. Mascis (Dinosaur Jr)
*Brent Mason
*Dave Mason
*Tak Matsumoto (B'z)
*Dave Matthews (The Dave Matthews Band)
*Lee Mavers (The La's)
*Brian May (Queen)
*John Mayer
*Steve Mazur (Our Lady Peace)
*Howard Moss
*Ian McCallum (Stiff Little Fingers)
*Nick McCarthy (Franz Ferdinand)
*Paul McCartney (The Beatles), (Wings)
*Chris McCaughan (The Lawrence Arms)
*Andy McCoy (Hanoi Rocks)
*Mike McCready (Pearl Jam)
*Danny McCulloch (Eric Burdon & The Animals)
*Jimmy McCulloch (Wings, Thunderclap Newman, Stone the Crows, Small Faces, The Dukes)
*Eric McFadden (Eric Burdon)
*John McFee (The Doobie Brothers, Southern Pacific)
*John McGeoch (Magazine, Visage, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Public Image Ltd, The Armoury Show)
*Roger McGuinn (The Byrds)
*Tim McIlrath (Rise Against)
*James McIlroy (Cradle of Filth)
*Duff McKagan (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Neurotic Outsiders)
*Al McKay (Earth, Wind & Fire)
*Sarah McLachlan
*John McLaughlin
*Troy McLawhorn (Dark New Day, Evanescence)
*Tony McManus
*Stephen McNally (BBMak)
*Dave McPherson (InMe)
*Greg McPherson (Centiment)
*James Mead (Kutless)
*Michelle Meldrum (Phantom Blue, Meldrum)
*Katie Melua
*Eric Melvin (NOFX)
*Wendy Melvoin
*Ryan Mendez (Yellowcard)
*Pat Metheny (Pat Metheny Group)
*Jesse Michaels (Operation Ivy, Common Rider)
*Alyson Michalka (Aly & AJ)
*Amanda Michalka (Aly & AJ)
*Darren Middleton Powderfinger
*Cristiano Migliore (Lacuna Coil)
*Tomo Milicevic (30 Seconds to Mars)
*Amy Millan (Stars)
*Dan Miller (They Might Be Giants)
*Deron Miller (CKY)
*Steve Miller (Steve Miller Band)
*Nuno Mindelis
*Ben Mink
*Roman Miroshnichenko
*Ian Mitchell (Bay City Rollers)
*Kim Mitchell
*Miyavi (Skin)
*Brian Molko (Placebo)
*Michael Monarch (Steppenwolf)
*Wes Montgomery
*Ronnie Montrose (Montrose, Gamma)
*Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, Skid Row)
*Greg "G-Mo" Moore (Earth, Wind, & Fire)
*Nathan Moore (Surprise Me Mr. Davis, ThaMuseMeant)
*Scotty Moore
*Shimon Moore (Sick Puppies)
*Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth)
*Vinnie Moore (Vinnie Moore, Alice Cooper, UFO,)
*Shaun Morgan (Seether)
*Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, The Nightwatchman)
*Chino Moreno (Deftones)
*Sterling Morrison (The Velvet Underground)
*Steve Morse (Dixie Dregs, Kansas, Deep Purple)
*Mark Morton (Lamb of God)
*Bob Mothersbaugh (Devo)
*Alonso Mudarra
*Keith Mullin (The Farm)
*Cameron Muncey (Jet)
*James Murphy (Death, Testament)
*Matt "Guitar" Murphy
*Dave Mustaine (Megadeth,Metallica)
*Dave Murray (Iron Maiden)
*Roberto Musci
*Mike Mushok (Staind)

*Gary Myrick (Havana 3am)

N

*Miyu Nagase (ZONE)
*Randy Napoleon
*Graham Nash (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)
*Dave Navarro (Jane's Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Panic Channel, Camp Freddy)
*Joe Negri
*Ken Nelson
*Ricky Nelson
*Willie Nelson
*Michael Nesmith (The Monkees)
*Mike Ness (Social Distortion)
*Ira Newborn
*Carl Newman (The New Pornographers)
*Grant Nicholas (Feeder)
*Graeme Nicholls (We Be the Echo, Voorhees)
*Craig Nicholls (The Vines)
*Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick)
*Willie Nile
*Tomoka Nishimura (ZONE)
*John Nolan (Straylight Run, Taking Back Sunday)
*Noodle (Gorillaz)
*Noodles (The Offspring)
*Paul Noonan (Bell X1)
*Aaron North (The Icarus Line, Nine Inch Nails)
*John Norum (Europe, Dokken)
*Bradley Nowell (Sublime)
*Ted Nugent (The Amboy Dukes, Damn Yankees)
*Jimmy Nail

O

*Ed O'Brien (Radiohead)
*Mark O'Connor
*Richard Oakes (Suede)
*John Oates (Hall & Oates)
*Ric Ocasek (The Cars)
*Erkan Ogur
*Eddie Ojeda (Twisted Sister)
*Kele Okereke (Bloc Party)
*Mike Oldfield
*Solomon "Soul Glow Activator" Olds (Family Force 5)
*Criss Oliva (Savatage)
*Richard On (O.A.R.)
*Takayo Ookoshi (ZONE)
*Roy Orbison
*Marc Orrell (Dropkick Murphys)
*Jim O'Rourke
*Roland Orzabal (Tears for Fears)
*Buzz Osborne (The Melvins, Fantomas, Venomous Concept)
*Steve Ouimette
*Ryo Owatari (Do As Infinity, Missile Innovation)

P

*Jimmy Page (The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, The Firm)
*Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies, The Vanity Project)
*Michael Paget (Bullet for My Valentine)
*Tim Pagnotta (Sugarcult)
*Brad Paisley
*Rick Parfitt (Status Quo)
*Andy Partridge (XTC)
*Joe Pass
*Pappo
*Les Paul
*Tom Paxton
*Ryan Peake (Nickelback)
*Jeff Pearce (Hearts of Space,William Ackerman)
*Steve Pedulla (Thursday)
*Paco Peña
*Kirk Pengilly (INXS)
* Raymond "East Bay Ray" Pepperell (Dead Kennedys)
*Heitor Teixeira Pereira (Simply Red)
*Andreas Paolo Perger
*Carl Perkins
*Luther Perkins (The Tennessee Three)
*Joe Perry (Aerosmith)
*Katy Perry
*Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes)
*Eric Peterson (Testament)
*Vicki Peterson (The Bangles)
*Gregori Chad Petree (Shiny Toy Guns)
*John Petrucci (Dream Theater)
*Tom Petty (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Traveling Wilburys)
*River Phoenix (Aleka's Attic)
*C. J. Pierce (Drowning Pool)
*Anthony Phillips
*Al Pitrelli (Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Asia, Megadeth)
*Dean Pleasants (Suicidal Tendencies)
*Chris Poland (Megadeth)
*Alberto Ponce
*Valter Popa (IRIS)
*Jody Porter (Fountains of Wayne)
*Andy Powell (Wishbone Ash)
*Chet Powers (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
*Dougie Poynter (McFly)
*Christophe Pratiffi
*Sam Prekop (The Sea and Cake)
*Elvis Presley
*Prince
*Jade Puget (Redemption 87, AFI)
*Gian Pyres (Cradle of Filth)

R

*Eddie Rabbitt
*Trevor Rabin (Yes)
*Melvin "Wah-Wah Watson" Ragin
*Mick Ralphs (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company)
*Johnny Ramone (The Ramones)
*Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth)
*Elliott Randall
*Tyler Rann (Midtown)
*Pauli Rantasalmi (The Rasmus)
*Meegs Rascon (Coal Chamber)
*Søren Nystrøm Rasted (Aqua)
*Marion Raven
*Chris Rea
*Ray Reach
*Jaret Reddick (Bowling for Soup)
*Lou Reed (The Velvet Underground)
*Preston Reed
*Charlie Reid (The Proclaimers)
*Vernon Reid (Living Colour)
*Django Reinhardt
*John Renbourn
*Rick Renstrom (Rob Rock)
*Tim Renwick (Al Stewart)
*Eddie Reyes (Taking Back Sunday)
*Paul Reynolds (A Flock of Seagulls)
*Sheldon Reynolds (The Commodores, Earth, Wind, & Fire)
*Randy Rhoads (Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne)
*Red Rhodes
*Marc Ribot (Tom Waits, Lounge Lizards)
*Tony Rice
*Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones)
*Max Richards (The Bonfire Of The Vanities)
*Gary Richrath (REO Speedwagon)
*Michael Ricketts
*Mike Riggs (Rob Zombie, Scum of the Earth)
*Marc Riley (The Fall)
*Lee Ritenour
*Jesse Rivest
*David Roads (Airbourne)
*Janet Robin
*Matt Roberts (3 Doors Down)
*Allison Robertson (The Donnas)
*Brian Robertson (Thin Lizzy, Motörhead)
*Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies)
*Robbie Robertson (The Band)
*Darren Robinson (Phantom Planet)
*Jamie Robinson, Switch Foot
*Omar Rodriguez-Lopez (At the Drive-In, De Facto, The Mars Volta)
*Kris Roe (The Ataris)
*Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser (Blue Öyster Cult)
*Tony Rombola (Godsmack)
*Michael Romeo (Symphony X)
*Mick Ronson (David Bowie)
*James Root (Slipknot, Stone Sour)
*Timoteo Rosales III (I Am Ghost)
*Axl Rose
*Kurt Rosenwinkel
*Don Ross
*Ryan Ross (Panic at the Disco)
*Gavin Rossdale (Bush, Institute)
*Francis Rossi (Status Quo)
*Gregory Doc Rossi
*Richard Rossi
*Gary Rossington (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
*Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions)
*Andy Rourke
*Darius Rucker (Hootie & the Blowfish)
*Todd Rundgren (The Nazz, Utopia, The New Cars}
*Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal)
*Kamil Rustam
*Paul Ryan (Origin)
*Terje Rypdal
*Johnny Rzeznik (The Goo Goo Dolls)

*Wayne Static (Static-X)
*Greg Sage (The Wipers)
*Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi)
*Claudio Sanchez (Coheed and Cambria)
*Justin Sane (Anti-Flag)
*Carlos Santana (Santana)
*Adam Sandler
*Giuliano Sangiorgi (Negramaro)
*Joey Santiago (Pixies, The Martinis)
*Heath Saraceno (Senses Fail)
*Yağmur Sarıgül (maNga)
*Manabu Satô (Malice Mizer, Moi Dix Mois)
*Joe Satriani
*Boz Scaggs (Steve Miller Band)
*Craig Scanlon (The Fall)
*Jon Schaffer (Iced Earth)
*Michael Schenker
*Rudolph Schenker (Scorpions)
*Al Schnier (moe.)
*Tom Scholz (Boston)
*Neal Schon (Journey, Santana, Bad English)
*Chuck Schuldiner (Death,Control Denied, Voodoo Cult)
*Jon Schneck (Relient K, Audio Adrenaline)
*Knut Schreiner (Euroboy)
*Robert Schwartzman (Rooney)
*Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker, Jets to Brazil)
*John Scofield
*Dominic Scott (Keane)
*Howard E. Scott (War)
*Keith Scott (Bryan Adams)
*Bob Seger
*Fred "Sonic" Smith
*Andrés Segovia
*Gabe Serbian (Cattle Decapitation, Holy Molar)
*Brian Setzer (The Stray Cats, Brian Setzer Orchestra)
*Charlie Sexton
*James Shaffer (Korn)
*Shakira
*Del Shannon
*Tommy Shannon
*Dave Sharp (The Alarm, Stiff Little Fingers)
*Todd Sharpville
*Kim Shattuck (The Muffs, The Pandoras)
*Tommy Shaw (Styx, Damn Yankess)
*Justin Shekoski (Saosin)
*Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks)
*Louis Shelton
*Kenny Wayne Shepherd
*Nick Sheppard (The Cortinas, The Clash, Head)
*Rodney Sheppard (Sugar Ray)
*Kevin Shields (My Bloody Valentine)
*Scott Shields (The Mescaleros)
*Chris Shiflett (No Use for a Name, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Foo Fighters)
*Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park)
*Drew Shirley (Switchfoot)
*Jon Siebels (Eve 6)
*Alejandro Silva
*Charlie Simpson (Fightstar)
*Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio)
*Terji Skibenæs (Týr)
*Tim Skipper (House of Heroes)
*Tim Skold (Marilyn Manson)
*Alex Skolnick (Testament, Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
*Skwisgaar Skwigelf (Dethklok)
*Acey Slade (Trashlight Vision, Dope, Murderdolls)
*Mike Slamer (City Boy)
*Slash (Guns N' Roses, Slash's Snakepit, Velvet Revolver, Slash's Blues Ball, Road Crew)
*Martin Slattery (The Mescaleros)
*Hillel Slovak (Red Hot Chili Peppers, What Is This?)
*Brendon Small
*Pat Smear (The Germs, Nirvana, Foo Fighters)
*Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden)
*Bennie Smith
*Fred "Sonic" Smith (MC5, Sonic's Rendezvous Band)
*G.E. Smith (Hall & Oates)
*Keith Smith (Anarchy Club)
*Mindy Smith
*Paul Smith (Maximo Park)
*Robert Smith (The Cure)
*Donita Sparks (L7)
*Jordin Sparks
*Larry Sparks (Stanley Brothers, Clinch Mountain Boys)
*Tim Sparks
*Abe Spear (ex "Lamb of God")
*Kevin Spencer (Rymes With Orange)
*Bill Spooner (The Tubes)
*Rick Springfield
*Bruce Springsteen (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band)
*Trey Spruance (Mr. Bungle, Secret Chiefs 3, Faith No More)
*Lester Square (The Monochrome Set)
*Billy Squier
*John Squire (The Stone Roses)
*Mark Stanley (Handsome, Love and Rockets)
*Paul Stanley (KISS)
*Jack Starr
*Greg Steele (Faster Pussycat)
*Chris Stein (Blondie)
*Leigh Stephens (Blue Cheer, Foxtrot)
*John Sterling (Love), (The Eric Burdon Band), (Eric Burdon)
*Travis Stever (Coheed and Cambria)
*Cat Stevens
*Steve Stevens (Billy Idol)
*James Stevenson
*Al Stewart
*Allan Stewart (Idlewild)
*John Stewart (The Kingston Trio)
*Rod Stewart (The Jeff Beck Group, The Faces)
*Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young)
*Jeff Stinco (Simple Plan)
*Bob Stinson (The Replacements)
*Barry Stock (Three Days Grace)
*Andrew Stockdale (Wolfmother)
*Jason Stollsteimer (The Von Bondies)
*Freddie Stone (Sly & the Family Stone)
*Mike Stone (Queensrÿche)
*Izzy Stradlin (Guns N' Roses)
*Nathan Strayer (Anberlin)
*Joel Stroetzel (Killswitch Engage)
*Jesper Strömblad (In Flames)
*Joe Strummer (The Clash)
*Daryl Stuermer (Genesis, Phil Collins)
*Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy)
*Joe Stump
*Ron Strykert (Men at Work)
*Alex Suarez (Cobra Starship)
*Muhammed Suiçmez (Necrophagist)
*Frankie Sullivan (Survivor)
*Big Jim Sullivan
*Andy Summers (Eric Burdon & The Animals), (The Police)
*Bernard Sumner (Joy Division, New Order)
*Øystein Sunde
*Niklas Sundin (Dark Tranquillity)
*Bryan Sutton
*Peter Svensson (The Cardigans)
*Matthew Sweet
*Michael Sweet (Stryper)
*Taylor Swift
*Jussi Sydänmaa (Lordi)
*John Sykes (Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake)

T

*Ty Tabor (King's X)
*Fred Tackett (Little Feat)
*Chris Tait
*Akira Takasaki (Loudness)
*Serj Tankian
*Marv Tarplin (The Supremes, The Miracles)
*Evan Taubenfeld (Avril Lavigne)
*Andy Taylor (Duran Duran)
*Corey Taylor (Stone Sour)
*Courtney Taylor-Taylor (The Dandy Warhols)
*Graeme Taylor (Gryphon)
*John Taylor (Duran Duran)
*Martin Taylor
*Melvin Taylor
*Mick Taylor (John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, The Rolling Stones)
*Otis Taylor
*Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic)
*Miika Tenkula (Sentenced)
*Teppei Teranishi (Thrice)
*Kim Thayil (Soundgarden)
*Thomas Thacker (Gob, Sum 41)
*Rosetta Tharpe
*Tommy Thayer (Kiss)
*Matt Thiessen (Relient K, Matthew Thiessen and the Earthquakes)
*Rob Thomas (Matchbox Twenty)
*Hughie Thomasson (The Outlaws)
*Porl Thompson (The Cure)
*James michael thompson
*Richard Thompson (Fairport Convention)
*Mick Thomson (Slipknot)
*Blair Thornton (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
*George Thorogood
*Lüpüs Thünder (Bloodhound Gang)
*Johnny Thunders (The Heartbreakers)
*Glenn Tilbrook (Squeeze)
*Andy Timmons (Danger Danger)
*Glenn Tipton (Judas Priest)
*Paul Tobias (Guns N' Roses)
*Timo Tolkki (Stratovarius)
*Simon Tong (The Verve, The Good, the Bad and the Queen)
*Tora (alice nine.)
*Ray Toro (My Chemical Romance)
*Sam Totman (DragonForce)
*Ralph Towner (Oregon)
*Mark Lee Townsend (dc Talk)
*Devin Townsend (Strapping Young Lad), (The Devin Townsend Band)
*Pete Townshend (The Who)
*Simon Townshend (The Who, Casbah Club)
*Pat Travers
*Merle Travis
*Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge, Creed)
*Joseph Trohman (Fall Out Boy)
*John Tropea
*Robin Trower (Procol Harum)
*Derek Trucks (Allman Brothers Band, Derek Trucks Band)
*Nicholas Tse
*Matt Tuck (Bullet For My Valentine)
*Corin Tucker (Heavens to Betsy, Sleater-Kinney)
*KT Tunstall
*Luca Turilli (Rhapsody of Fire)
*John Turnbull (Ian Dury and the Blockheads)
*Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys)
*Mike Turner (Our Lady Peace, Fair Ground)
*Dan Tyminski (Alison Krauss)

U

*Keith Urban (The Ranch)
*Brendon Urie (Panic at the Disco)
*Midge Ure (Slik, The Rich Kids, Thin Lizzy, Ultravox, Visage)
*Farin Urlaub (Die Ärzte, Soilent Grün, King Køng)

V

*Vicente Amigo
*Steve Vai (Frank Zappa, Alcatrazz, Whitesnake)
*Adrian Vandenberg (Vandenberg), (Whitesnake)
*Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)
*Steve Van Zandt (The E Street Band)
*Donnie Van Zant (38 Special)
*Ritchie Valens
*Nick Valensi (The Strokes)
*Hilton Valentine (The Animals)
*James Valentine (Maroon 5)
*Randy VanWarmer
*Mike Varney (The Outlaws)
*Jimmie Vaughan
*Stevie Ray Vaughan (Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble)
*Suzanne Vega
*Zacky Vengeance (Avenged Sevenfold)
*John Verity (Argent, Charlie)
*Tom Verlaine (Television)
*Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)
*Brian Viglione (The Dresden Dolls, The World/Inferno Friendship Society)
*Vinnie Vincent (KISS)
*Lee Ving (Fear)
*Kate Voegele
*Cody Votolato (The Blood Brothers)
*Rocky Votolato (Waxwing)
*Emppu Vuorinen (Nightwish)

W

*Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (a-ha)
*Waddy Wachtel
*Jason Wade (Lifehouse)
*Rufus Wainwright
*Dave Wakeling (The Beat, General Public)
*Patrick Walden (Babyshambles)
*Billy Walker
*Butch Walker
*David T. Walker
*Chris Walla (Death Cab for Cutie)
*Gordon Waller (Peter and Gordon)
*Joe Walsh (James Gang, The Eagles)
*Jake Wambold (Aiden)
*Rich Ward (Fozzy)
*Baz Warne (The Stranglers)
*Toki Wartooth (Dethklok)
*Muddy Waters
*Sean Watkins (Nickel Creek)
*Doc Watson
*Michael Weber
*Dean Ween (Ween)
*Gene Ween (Ween)
*John Weider (Eric Burdon & The Animals)
*Bob Welch (Fleetwood Mac)
*Brian Welch (Korn)
*Paul Weller (The Jam, The Style Council)
*Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy)
*Leslie West (Mountain)
*Jim West ("Weird Al" Yankovic)
*Robert Westerholt (Within Temptation)
*Nick Wheeler (The All-American Rejects)
*Tim Wheeler (Ash)
*Clarence White (The Byrds, Kentucky Colonels)
*Deryck Whibley (Sum 41)
*Jonny Wickersham (Youth Brigade, U.S. Bombs, Social Distortion)
*Andrew White (Kaiser Chiefs)
*Jack White (The White Stripes, The Raconteurs)
*Jason White (Green Day, Pinhead Gunpowder)
*Peter White
*Snowy White (Thin Lizzy, Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, David Gilmour)
*Steve White (PIG, KMFDM)
*Vince White (The Clash)
*Brad Whitford (Aerosmith)
*Slim Whitman
*Rock Whittington (Damiera, Punch People)
*Jane Wiedlin (The Go-Go's)
*David Williams (Son of Dork)
*Hayley Williams (Paramore)
*Jody Williams
*John Williams
*Mason Williams
*Rich Williams (Kansas)
*Pete Willis (Def Leppard)
*Marty Willson-Piper (The Church)
*Alan Wilson (Canned Heat)
*Carl Wilson (The Beach Boys)
*Nancy Wilson (Heart)
*Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree)
*Michael Wilton (Queensrÿche)
*Johnny Winter
*Steve Winwood
*Christian Olde Wolbers (Fear Factory)
*Howlin' Wolf
*Sigurd Wongraven (Satyricon)
*Craig Wood (Avril Lavigne, Gob)
*Ronnie Wood (The Small Faces, The Jeff Beck Group, The Rolling Stones)
*Stuart John Wood (Bay City Rollers)
*Brian Wooten (White Heart)
*Bob Wootton (The Tennessee Three)
*Link Wray
*Zakk Wylde (Pride and Glory, Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne, Derek Sherinian)

Y

*Kazuhito Yamashita
*Narciso Yepes
*Thom Yorke (Radiohead)
*Pete Yorn
*Angus Young (AC/DC)
* James "JY" Young (Styx)
*Jeff Young (Megadeth)
*Malcolm Young (AC/DC)
*Neil Young
*YUI

Z

*Roy Z (Rob Rock, Bruce Dickinson)
*Buddy Zabala (Eraserheads, The Dawn)
*Garrett Zablocki (Senses Fail)
*Robin Zander (Cheap Trick)
*Dweezil Zappa
*Frank Zappa
*Vadim Zilberstein (Earth, Wind, & Fire, Chaka Khan)
*Victor Zinchuk
*Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
*Billy Zoom (X)


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