Rock Guitar Players

rock-guitar-players

Check out our comprehensive list of rock guitar players. Check out our player history for current players or new players on the scene. Includes are biographies, videos and blues guitar lessons.

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa Birth Name Joe Bonamassa Born May 8, 1977 New Hartford, New York, U.S. Age 42 Years Genres Blues-rock Instruments Guitar, vocals Associated acts

Read More »

Derek Trucks

Derek Trucks Birth Name Derek Trucks Born June 8, 1979 Jacksonville, Florida, U.S. Age 40 Years Genres Blues, Blues rock, Southern rock, jam rock Instruments

Read More »
Mateus Asato

Mateus Asato

Mateus Asato Birth Name Mateus Asato Born December 29, 1993, Campo Grande, Brazil Age 26 Genres Blues Rock, Jazz, Neo Soul, Fusion, Soul, Gospel Instruments

Read More »

Prince

Prince Birth Name Prince Rogers Nelson Born June 7, 1958 Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. Died April 21, 2016 Paisley Park, Chanhassen, Minnesota, U.S. Genres Blues, blues

Read More »

Gary Moore

Gary Moore Birth Name Robert William Gary Moore Born 4 April 1952 Belfast, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland Died 6 February 2011 (aged 58) Estepona, Malaga

Read More »

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa Birth Name Joe Bonamassa Born May 8, 1977 New Hartford, New York, U.S. Age 42 Years Genres Blues, rock Instruments Guitar, vocals Associated

Read More »
Vinnie Moore

Vinnie Moore

Vinnie Moore Birth Name Vinnie Moore Born April 14, 1964, New Castle, Delaware, United States Age 56 Genres Neoclassical Metal, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Instrumental

Read More »
Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson John Wooden started coaching the UCLA basketball team in 1948 and it was 16 years, some of them pretty rough, until his team

Read More »

Steve Lukather

Steve Lukather Birth Name Steven Lee Lukather Born October 21, 1957 San Fernando Valley, California, U.S. Age 62 Years Genres Rock, hard rock, jazz fusion,

Read More »

Vernon Reid

Vernon Reid Birth Name Vernon Alphonsus Reid Born 22 August 1958 London, England Age 61 Years Genres Alternative metal, funk metal, heavy metal, funk rock

Read More »

Keith Richards

Keith Richards Birth Name Keith Richards Born 18 December 1943 Dartford, Kent, England Age 76 Years Genres Rock, blues, blues rock, rock and roll, rhythm

Read More »

Jeff Buckley

Jeff Buckley Birth Name Jeffrey Scott Buckley Born November 17, 1966 Anaheim, California, U.S. Died May 29, 1997 (aged 30) Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Genres Alternative

Read More »

Jonny Lang

Jonny Lang Birth Name Jon Gordon Langseth Jr. Born January 29, 1981 (age 39) Fargo, North Dakota, U.S. Age 39 Years Genres Blues, gospel, rock

Read More »

Eric Gales

Eric Gales Birth Name Eric Gales Born October 29, 1974 Memphis, Tennessee, United States Age 45 Years Genres Blues-rock, hard rock, blues, heavy metal Instruments

Read More »

Roy Buchanan

Roy Buchanan Birth Name Leroy Buchanan Born September 23, 1939 Ozark, Arkansas, US Died August 14, 1988 (aged 48) Fairfax, Virginia, US Genres Blues, blues

Read More »
Steve Morse

Steve Morse

Steve Morse Birth Name Steve J. Morse Born July 28, 1954, Hamilton, Ohio, United States Age 66 Genres Instrumental Rock, Progressive Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy

Read More »
Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent Birth Name Vincent Eugene Craddock Born February 11, 1935 Died October 12, 1971 Genres Rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, country Instruments Guitar, vocals

Read More »

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton Birth Name Eric Patrick Clapton Born 30 March 1945 Ripley, Surrey, England Age 75 Year Genres Rock blues Instruments Guitar, vocals Associated acts

Read More »
Tony MacAlpine

Tony MacAlpine

Tony MacAlpine Birth Name Tony MacAlpine Born August 29, 1960, Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S. Age 59 Genres Instrumental Rock, Neoclassical Metal, Progressive Metal, Heavy Metal, Hard

Read More »
Duane Allman

Duane Allman

Duane Allman Birth Name Howard Duane Allman Born November 20, 1946 Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Died October 29, 1971 (aged 24) Macon, Georgia, U.S. Genres Southern

Read More »

Slash

Slash Birth Name Saul Hudson Born July 23, 1965 Hampstead, London, England Age 54 Years Genres Heavy metal, hard rock, blues, rock Instruments Guitar Associated

Read More »
J. J. Cale

J. J. Cale

J. J. Cale   Birth Name John Weldon Cale Born December 5, 1938 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S. Died July 26, 2013 (aged 74) Genres Americana,

Read More »
Jeff Baxter

Jeff Baxter

Jeff Baxter Birth Name Jeffrey Allen Baxter Born December 13, 1948 (age 71) Washington, D.C., United States Age 71 Years Genres Rock, jazz-rock, blue-eyed soul

Read More »
Paul Kossoff

Paul Kossoff

Paul Kossoff Birth Name Paul Francis Kossoff Born 14 September 1950, Hampstead, London, England Died 19 March 1976 (aged 25), en route to New York

Read More »

Joe Satriani

Joe Satriani Birth Name Joseph Satriani Born July 15, 1956 Westbury, New York, U.S. Age 63 Years Genres Instrumental rock, hard rock, blues rock Instruments

Read More »
AL-DI-MEOLA

Al Di Meola

Al Di Meola Birth Name Al Laurence Di Meola Born July 22, 1954, Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S. Age 66 Genres Jazz, Jazz Fusion, World

Read More »
DAVE MASON

Dave Mason

Dave Mason Birth Name David Thomas Mason Born 10 May 1946, Worcester, England, United Kingdom Age 74 Genres Folk Rock, Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Soft

Read More »
David Lindley

David Lindley

David Lindley Birth Name David Lindley Born March 21, 1944 San Marino, California, US Age 76 Years Genres Rock, country, world music Instruments Guitar, string

Read More »
Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page Birth Name James Patrick Page Born 9 January 1944 Heston, Middlesex, England Age 76 Years Genres Rock, blues, folk, hard rock, heavy metal

Read More »

Lowell George

Lowell George Birth Name Lowell Thomas George Born April 13, 1945 Hollywood, California, United States Died June 29, 1979 (aged 34) Arlington, Virginia Genres Blues

Read More »

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Birth Name Johnny Allen Hendrix Born November 27, 1942 Seattle, Washington, US Died September 18, 1970 (aged 27) Kensington, London, UK Genres Rock,

Read More »
John Petrucci

John Petrucci

John Petrucci Birth Name John Peter Petrucci Born July 12, 1967, Kings Park, Long Island, New York, U.S. Age 53 Genres Progressive Metal, Heavy Metal,

Read More »

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan Birth Name Stephen Ray Vaughan Born October 3, 1954 Dallas, Texas, U.S. Died August 27, 1990 (aged 35) Genres Blues, blues rock,

Read More »
Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain Birth Name Kurt Donald Cobain Born February 20, 1967 Aberdeen, Washington, U.S. Died April 5, 1994 (aged 27) Seattle, Washington, U.S. Genres Grunge,

Read More »
Steve Vai

Steve Vai

Steve Vai Birth Name Steven Siro Vai Born June 6, 1960 Carle Place, New York, U.S. Age 59 Years Genres Instrumental rock, hard rock, heavy

Read More »
Steve Howe

Steve Howe

Steve Howe Birth Name Stephen James Howe Born 8 April 1947, Holloway, London, England Age 73 Genres Progressive Rock, Art Rock, Instrumental Rock, Hard Rock,

Read More »
Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore Birth Name Richard Hugh Blackmore Born 14 April 1945 (age 75), Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England Died – Genres Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues Rock,

Read More »
Alex Lifeson

Alex Lifeson

Alex Lifeson Birth Name Alexandar Živojinović Born 27 August 1953, Fernie, British Columbia, Canada Age 66 Genres Progressive Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal Instruments Guitar

Read More »

Mick Taylor

Mick Taylor Birth Name Michael Kevin Taylor Born 17 January 1949 Welwyn Garden City, England Age 72 Years Genres Rock blues Instruments Guitar Associated acts

Read More »

Angus Young

Angus Young Birth Name Angus McKinnon Young Born 31 March 1955 (age 65) Glasgow, Scotland Age 76 Genres Hard rock, blues rock, rock and roll

Read More »

Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh Birth Name Winston Hubert McIntosh Born 19 October 1944 Grange Hill, Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica Died 11 September 1987 (aged 42) Kingston, Jamaica Genres

Read More »

Jack White

Jack White Birth Name John Anthony Gillis Born July 9, 1975 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Age 44 Years Genres Blues rock, garage rock revival, alternative rock,

Read More »

Duane Eddy

Duane Eddy Birth Name Duany Eddy Born April 26, 1938 Age 83 year Genres Rock rockabilly, rock and roll, proto-surf rock country Instruments Guitar Associated

Read More »

Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck Birth Name Geoffrey Arnold Beck Born 24 June 1944 Wallington, Surrey, England, UK Age 75 Years Genres Blues rock, psychedelic rock, instrumental rock,

Read More »
Tony Iommi Guitarist

Tony Iommi

Tony Iommi Birth Name Anthony Frank Iommi Born 19 February 1948 (age 72) Handsworth, Birmingham, England Age 72 Years Genres Heavy metal, doom metal, hard

Read More »

Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley Birth Name Ellas Otha Bates Born December 30, 1928 Died June 2, 2008 (aged 79) Genres Rhythm and blues rock and roll Instruments

Read More »
Omar Rodriguez Lopez

Omar Rodriguez Lopez

Omar Rodriguez Lopez Birth Name Omar Alfredo Rodríguez-López Born September 1, 1975, Bayamón, Puerto Rico Age 44 Genres Progressive Rock, Post-hardcore Instruments Guitar, Bass Associated

Read More »
Shawn Lane

Shawn Lane

Shawn Lane Birth Name Shawn Lane Born March 21, 1963, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Died September 26, 2003 (aged 40) Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Genres Instrumental Rock,

Read More »

Brian May

Brian May Birth Name Brian Harold May Born 19 July 1947 (age 72) Hampton, London, England Age 70 Genres Hard rock, boogie rock, blues rock,

Read More »