The Best Rock Guitarists Who Ever Lived

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.


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The More You Know

  • Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury supposedly had a falling out because Michael brought his pet llama to the recording studio.
  • Mick Jagger is a skilled ballet dancer, and he has been taking lessons for years.
  • Freddie Mercury helped Princess Diana sneak into a bar by disguising her in an army jacket, a cap and sunglasses.
  • Axl Rose once brought a psychic named Sharon Maynard on tour. His entourage called her “Yoda”.
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