Ever since people figured how to plug a guitar into a box that makes it louder, guitar playing has evolved to a state where some consider it has peaked. Here is a collection of some individuals that helped bring guitar playing to where it is today.
Brian May (Queen)
Brian May helped carve out a consistent sound for Queen. Freddie Mercury held most of the stage attention, but Brian’s playing always shined through. His use of complex yet catchy minors is still being applied today.