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Famous Guitarists

Name a famous guitarist, according to his band.
Quiz by Heron27
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Last updated: August 22, 2022
First submittedJuly 26, 2022
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Band
Guitarist
Led Zeppelin
Jimmy Page
Van Halen
Eddie Van Halen
Deep Purple
Ritchie Blackmore
Queen
Brian May
The Who
Pete Townshend
The Allman Brothers Band
Duane Allman, Dickey Betts, Derek Trucks
The Rolling Stones
Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood
Cream
Eric Clapton
Pink Floyd
David Gilmour, Syd Barrett
The Beatles
George Harrison, John Lennon
The Ramones
Johnny Ramone
Black Sabbath
Tony Iommi
AC/DC
Angus Young
Rage Against The Machine
Tom Morello
Booker T. and the M.G.'s
Steve Cropper
U2
The Edge
ZZ Top
Billy Gibbons
Ozzy Osbourne
Zakk Wylde, Randy Rhoads
Radiohead
Johny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Thom Yorke
Grateful Dead
Jerry Garcia
Dire Straits
Mark Knopfler
Fleetwood Mac
Lindsey Buckingham, Peter Green, Bob Welsh, Neil Finn, Mike Campbell, Danny Kirwan, Jeremy Spencer
Sonic Youth
Lee Ranaldo, Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon
Rush
Alex Lifeson
The Sex Pistols
Steve Jones
R.E.M.
Peter Buck
Simon and Garfunkel
Paul Simon
Band
Guitarist
The Kinks
Dave Davies
Television
Richard Lloyd, Jimmy Rip, Tom Verlaine
Metallica
James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Dave Mustaine
The Police
Andy Summers
Aerosmith
Joe Perry, Brad Whitford
The Doors
Robby Krieger
Nirvana
Kurt Cobain
Red Hot Chilli Peppers
John Frusciante, Hillel Slovak, Dave Navarro, Josh Klinghoffer
The White Stripes
Jack White
Guns N' Roses
Slash, Izzy Stradlin
King Crimson
Robert Fripp
The Yardbirds
Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck
The Byrds
Roger McGuinn, David Crosby
The Smiths
Johnny Marr
Eagles
Joe Walsh, Don Felder, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Gary Rossington, Rickey Medlocke, Mark Matejka
Iron Maiden
Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, Janick Gers
The Beach Boys
Carl Wilson, Al Jardine
The Velvet Underground
Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison
Pantera
Dimebag Darrell
The Clash
Mick Jones, Joe Strummer
Santana
Carlos Santana
Bee Gees
Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb
Mötley Cruë
Mick Mars
Megadeth
Marty Friedman, Dave Mustaine, Kiko Loureiro
Blue Öyster Cult
Buck Dharma, Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano
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Level 86
Jul 26, 2022
Good quiz. For RHCP you should also accept Hillel Slovak and Dave Navarro. For The Clash you should also accept Joe Strummer.
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Level 60
Aug 1, 2022
Plus Josh Klinghoffer for RHCP (youngest ever inductee to Rock n Roll Hall of Fame). Izzy Stradlin needs adding for Guns n Roses. Important guitar player, vocalist and songwriter on their biggest and best 3 albums.
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Level 17
Aug 22, 2022
Thank you for the comments. I added your suggestions.
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Level 60
Aug 1, 2022
I'm very surprised that Iron Maiden is so low. Maybe non-fans would only know Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson.
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Level 64
Aug 1, 2022
Steve Jones 15%! Good quiz. Nominated
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Level 84
Aug 7, 2022
I would beg you to add Blue Öyster Cult, but every member plays guitar so maybe that is not relevant ^^.
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Level 17
Aug 22, 2022
No problem. I love Blue Öyster Cult too!