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Roadie Crew poll results

Postby Doobie » Wed May 21, 2008 6:43 am

Here are the results from a "pick your favorite guitarist" poll:

330 GUITARISTS PICK THEIR TOP-50-FAVORITE GUITARISTS OF ALL TIMES:
Thiago Sarkis of Roadie Crew (official site - www.roadiecrew.net) organized a poll in which 330 guitarists were asked about their favorite guitarists of all times. Among the participants in the poll, there are current-and-former musicians of such bands as Guns N' Roses, Kiss, Machine Head, Nightwish, Genesis, Megadeth, Scorpions, Testament, Blue Cheer, Arch Enemy, King Diamond, Yes, Sepultura, Dio, Twisted Sister, Living Colour, Exodus, Toto, Helloween, Triumph, Behemoth, Gamma Ray, Nazareth, Manowar, Uriah Heep, Nile, Focus, Opeth, Angra, Marillion, Anthrax, Faith No More, King's X, Mercyful Fate, Ten Years After, Carcass, Dr. Sin, Savatage, Blue Öyster Cult, At The Gates, Paradise Lost, Dark Tranquillity, Ayreon, Cacophony, Sebastian Bach, Halford, Fates Warning, Soulfly, Girlschool, Kreator, Ministry, Symphony X, Children Of Bodom, Heart, Celtic Frost, Stratovarius, Sir Lord Baltimore, Kamelot, Mick Jagger, Down.
The results of the poll - published in the new issue of Roadie Crew (#112) - were as follow:

1. Jimi Hendrix 2. Eddie Van Halen 3. Yngwie J. Malmsteen 4. Randy Rhoads 5. Ritchie Blackmore
6. Jimmy Page 7. Tony Iommi 8. Steve Vai 9. Jeff Beck 10. Michael Schenker
11. David Gilmour 12. Dimebag Darrell 13. Allan Holdsworth 14. Uli Jon Roth 15. Angus Young 16. James Hetfield 17. Brian May 18. Marty Friedman 19. Joe Satriani 20. Jason Becker 21. Gary Moore 22. Paul Gilbert 23. Eric Clapton 24. Al Di Meola 25. Zakk Wylde 26. John McLaughlin 27. John Petrucci 28. Adrian Smith 29. Steve Morse
30. Stevie Ray Vaughan 31. Slash 32. Kirk Hammett 33. Robert Fripp 34. Alex Lifeson 35. Chuck Schuldiner 36. Ace Frehley 37. George Lynch 38. Dave Murray 39. Glenn Tipton 40. Neal Schon 41. Eric Johnson 42. Trey Azagthoth 43. K.K. Downing 44. Andy LaRocque 45. Malcolm Young 46. Django Reinhardt 47. Jeff Loomis 48. Steve Lukather 49. John Sykes 50. Denis 'Piggy' D'Amour.

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Re: Roadie Crew poll results

Postby CharvelSuperStrat » Wed May 21, 2008 8:22 am

Wheres Jake!?! This is an OUTRAGE!!! hahaha
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Re: Roadie Crew poll results

Postby mrmetal » Wed May 21, 2008 8:55 am

Children of Bodom is listed and I know that Alex has said several times that Jake and Randy were huge influences on his style.

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Re: Roadie Crew poll results

Postby MetalHead » Thu May 22, 2008 2:03 am

mrmetal wrote:Children of Bodom is listed and I know that Alex has said several times that Jake and Randy were huge influences on his style.


you know, mr George Lynch considers Alexi the new Randy Rhoads 8O

http://espguitars.com/artists_interviews.html# <- third row to the left.
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Re: Roadie Crew poll results

Postby mrmetal » Thu May 22, 2008 5:27 am

MetalHead wrote:
mrmetal wrote:Children of Bodom is listed and I know that Alex has said several times that Jake and Randy were huge influences on his style.


you know, mr George Lynch considers Alexi the new Randy Rhoads 8O

http://espguitars.com/artists_interviews.html# <- third row to the left.


That is a bold statement. Alex is very good and one of my favorite players currently, but I am not sure about giving him that title....

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