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  • amazing players you can't stand to hear or see play.

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    Stave Vai
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  • #2

    Satriani
    Vai
    Malmsteen
    MAB
    Eric Johnson on anything but Cliffs of Dover
    Paul Gilbert
    Phil X
    Any Asian guy playing Pachabel

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    • peskypesky
      peskypesky commented
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      pretty much all shredders except for EVH


    • mschafft
      mschafft commented
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      jpnyc wrote:

      Satriani
      Vai
      Malmsteen
      MAB
      Eric Johnson on anything but Cliffs of Dover
      Paul Gilbert
      Phil X
      Any Asian guy playing Pachabel


    • nomadh
      nomadh commented
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      jpnyc wrote:

      Satriani
      Vai
      Malmsteen
      MAB
      Eric Johnson on anything but Cliffs of Dover
      Paul Gilbert
      Phil X
      Any Asian guy playing Pachabel


  • #3
    The only guitarist that I can think of that I don't really like is John Frusciante, and even so, his playing fit RHCP very well. I don't think that there are any guitarists that I hate.
    <div class="signaturecontainer"><b>Guitars:</b> 3 Fender Strats, Fender Jazzmaster, Squier Bullet, 2 Gibson Les Pauls, Gibson ES-339, Gibson Les Paul Jr. Special, Epiphone Les Paul, Epiphone Dot, Epiphone SG, PRS SE Custom 24, Ibanez AS73, Hamer Duotone, Larrivee D-03R, Takamine EG5013S, 1951 Epiphone Devon, Ibanez SR305 (bass)<br><br><br><br><b>Pedal Chain:</b> BBE Green Screamer -&gt; MXR Distortion III -&gt; Boss CE-5 -&gt; EH Stereo Pulsar -&gt; Boss DD-20 -&gt; BBE Boosta Grande<br><br><br><br><b>Amps:</b> Vox AC4, AC15, AC30, Pathfinder 10, DA5<br><br><br><br><a target="_blank" href="http://soundcloud.com/andrewalderman">SoundCloud</a></div>

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    • Presc
      Presc commented
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      Most "shred" stuff holds my interest for a few songs before gradually boring me once I've seen all the chops the guy has to offer. Satriani, and to some extent, Eric Johnson, are probably two exceptions that offer (to my tastes) musicality that can keep me listening.

      I really don't like Jack White's lead playing. To me, it's out of control and unrefined/overly raw...just not my kind of playing.

  • #4

    Prince.

     

     

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    • BydoEmpire
      BydoEmpire commented
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      Um, none.  I like amazing players even if it's a genre or style I'm not super into.  I like guitars and guitar-driven music, and seeing people who are great at what they do is inspiring.

      From another angle, I can't listen to many "bedroom shredders on youtube," but it's because they're not great (by and large, there are certainly exceptions).  In many cases their rhythm sucks, they're sloppy, their vibrato sucks, they have no sense of musicality and terrible tone.  It's why (or because) they're bedroom shredders, not professionals.  It's not the genre of music, it's the player.


  • #5
    @mad tele

    Hilarious!
    <div class="signaturecontainer"><b>Guitars:</b> 3 Fender Strats, Fender Jazzmaster, Squier Bullet, 2 Gibson Les Pauls, Gibson ES-339, Gibson Les Paul Jr. Special, Epiphone Les Paul, Epiphone Dot, Epiphone SG, PRS SE Custom 24, Ibanez AS73, Hamer Duotone, Larrivee D-03R, Takamine EG5013S, 1951 Epiphone Devon, Ibanez SR305 (bass)<br><br><br><br><b>Pedal Chain:</b> BBE Green Screamer -&gt; MXR Distortion III -&gt; Boss CE-5 -&gt; EH Stereo Pulsar -&gt; Boss DD-20 -&gt; BBE Boosta Grande<br><br><br><br><b>Amps:</b> Vox AC4, AC15, AC30, Pathfinder 10, DA5<br><br><br><br><a target="_blank" href="http://soundcloud.com/andrewalderman">SoundCloud</a></div>

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    • #6
      I like Van Hagar.
      <div class="signaturecontainer"><b>Guitars:</b> 3 Fender Strats, Fender Jazzmaster, Squier Bullet, 2 Gibson Les Pauls, Gibson ES-339, Gibson Les Paul Jr. Special, Epiphone Les Paul, Epiphone Dot, Epiphone SG, PRS SE Custom 24, Ibanez AS73, Hamer Duotone, Larrivee D-03R, Takamine EG5013S, 1951 Epiphone Devon, Ibanez SR305 (bass)<br><br><br><br><b>Pedal Chain:</b> BBE Green Screamer -&gt; MXR Distortion III -&gt; Boss CE-5 -&gt; EH Stereo Pulsar -&gt; Boss DD-20 -&gt; BBE Boosta Grande<br><br><br><br><b>Amps:</b> Vox AC4, AC15, AC30, Pathfinder 10, DA5<br><br><br><br><a target="_blank" href="http://soundcloud.com/andrewalderman">SoundCloud</a></div>

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      • Marko
        Marko commented
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        I recently got turned on to Chickenfoot. That song

    • #7

      Certainly Steve Vai...

      In the words of John Wayne:

      It's "re-God-damn-diculous"!

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