Rock Guitar Players

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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.

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

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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

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Mateus Asato

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

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Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran Birth Name Ray Edward Cochran Born October 3, 1938, Albert Lea, Minnesota, U.S. Died April 17, 1960 (aged 21), Bath, Somerset, England Genres

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Scotty Moore

Scotty Moore Birth Name Winfield Scott Moore III Born December 27, 1931 Died June 28, 2016 Genres Rock and roll, rockabilly Instruments Guitar Associated acts

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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

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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

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Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana Birth Name Carlos Santana Born July 20, 1947 (age 72) Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico Age 72 Genres Latin rock, blues rock, jazz

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John Frusciante

John Frusciante Birth Name John Anthony Frusciante Born March 5, 1970 Queens, New York City, U.S. Age 50 Years Genres Rock, alternative rock, experimental rock,progressive

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Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry Birth Name Charles Edward Anderson Berry Born October 18, 1926 Died March 18, 2017 (aged 90) Genres Rock and roll Instruments Guitar, vocals

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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,

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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,

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Martin Rotsey

Martin Rotsey Birth Name Martin Rotsey Born Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Age Genres Martin Rotsey Rock, alternative rock Instruments Guitar Associated acts Midnight Oil,

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Don Felder

Don Felder Birth Name Donald William Felder Born September 21, 1947 Gainesville, Florida, U.S. Age 72 Years Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock, country

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Stanley Jordan

Stanley Jordan Birth Name Stanley Jordan Born July 31, 1959, Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Age 61 Genres Jazz, Jazz Fusion Instruments Guitar Labels Blue Note/Capitol/EMI, Arista,

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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

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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

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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,

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Brad Carlton

Brad Carlton Birth Name Brad Carlton Born City Genres Acoustic, Blues, Jazz, Jazz Blues, and Rock Instruments Guitar Associated acts February 5th, 1970 -That was

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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

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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, Cajun,

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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

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Paul Gilbert

Paul Gilbert Birth Name Paul Gilbert Paul Brandon Gilbert Born 6 November 1966 Carbondale, Illinois, U.S. Age 53 Years Genres Instrumental rock, heavy metal, hard

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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

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Andy Summers

Andy Summers Birth Name Andrew James Somers Born 31 December 1942 Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, England Age 77 Years Genres Rock, pop, jazz, jazz fusion, new wave,

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Allan Holdsworth​

Allan Holdsworth Birth Name Allan Holdsworth Born 6 August 1946, Bradford, England Died 15 April 2017 (aged 70), Vista, California, US Genres Jazz Fusion, Instrumental

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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

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The Edge

The Edge Birth Name David Howell Evans Born 8 August 1961 Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom Age 58 Years Genres Rock, post-punk, alternative rock Instruments

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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

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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

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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

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Robbie Calvo

Robbie Calvo Birth Name Robbie Calvo Born City London Genres Rock, Pop, Blues, R&B, Country Instruments Guitar Associated acts Nashville-based session player, songwriter, musical director

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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,

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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,

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Michael Lee Firkins

Michael Lee Firkins Birth Name Michael Lee Firkins Born May 19, 1967, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. Age 53 Genres Bluegrass, Country, Blues, Jazz, Rock Instruments Electric

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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

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Mark Tremonti

Mark Tremonti Birth Name Mark Thomas Tremonti Born April 18, 1974 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Age 45 Years Genres Alternative metal, hard rock, heavy metal, alternative

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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

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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,

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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

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Eddie Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen Birth Name Edward Lodewijk van Halen Born January 26, 1955 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands Age 66 Years Genres Smooth jazz, jazz fusion

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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

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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

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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,

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Matthieu Brandt

Matthieu Brandt Birth Name Matthieu Brandt Born 1961 City Amsterdam Genres Acoustic, Americana, Blues, Fingerstyle, Rock, Singer Songwriter Instruments Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin Associated acts Bealestreet,

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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,

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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

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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,

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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

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