Spin's top #100 guitarist list. You will cringe.

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  1. Uncreative123

    Uncreative123 SS.org Regular

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    Did a search, didn't see anything. Looks like it was published last week.

    SPIN's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time | SPIN | Best of SPIN | All Time


    Ok, now even though SKRILLEX tops the list at 100, make sure to go through the whole thing. #1 blew my mind... I mean, FINALLY, a legitimate top 100 list. :lol:
     
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    This will probably make me sound like a hipster since I listened to him before he was popular, but if I remember right he did play guitar in From First To Last
     
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    I skipped to number 1..... didn't see Hendrix and immediately closed the page
     
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    ^that's a first :scratch:

    I didn't actually read it
     
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    lol, hendrix is nowhere to be found on the list. Which threw me for a loop. I mean Kerry King made the list so they're obviously aware of metal to some degree, but still they seem to be missing about 40 people who are typically associated with these lists.
     
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    Jam Master Jay? WTF?
     
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    Yeah, doesn't surprise me. Spin is all about the alternative rock, so they're not really looking for ability or pushing musical boundaries (although some, like Thurston Moore, could arguably be considered as that). Cute picture of PJ Harvey on the first page though!
     
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    He played guitar but then just became the vocalist but I think his voice was super strained....hence why the dubstep transition.
     
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    Stealthdjentstic Banned

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    They had the guy from Carcass there though. I think theyre trolling
     
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    interesting. haven't heard of 80% of them, but was fun to read anyways!
     
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    ummmmm, ok :scratch::nuts:
     
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    Ya, back in the day when I still listened to them he had a myspace page for his side project and was like, what the hell this sucks....then I head skrillex and whas like what the hell....this sucks :lol:
     
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    I'm wondering how many people who seem thrown off by this list even bothered to read the accompanying text. It says right in there that they're going for left field choices, "innovators" and such.

    I guess they should have just done the same exact list that everyone else makes when they do one of these; then, people could bitch about reading the same list they've been reading for the last 20 odd years.

    The list has Justin Broadrick on it, it is, therefore, the best "greatest guitarists" list ever.

    The only ones I find fault with are the ones who don't play guitar (Skrillex and JMJ), not because I don't like their music, but, because, while I get what they're going for, they're not guitarists. Have guitarists you feel are innovative, don't just throw innovators on there that have the slimmest of logic connecting them to guitar.
     
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    I hate you, SPIN. I fucking hate you.
     
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    Because of their awesomeness?
     
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    Funny because i saw that Skrillix was number 100 and instantly closed the page.
     
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    The Uncreator Control The Sun

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    It doesn't matter, My list is the only TRUE list. Spins list is a FALSE list. It is not TRUE like mine, therefore it is FALSE.

    death to FALSE lists, those that are not TRUE like MY list.


    Thats what this shit sounds like to me.

    The only opinion I have is that Hendrix is overrated and he never deserves to be #1.

    Let the hate begin.
     
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    I'm going to make a list of worst lists. The big surprise? That something could actually beat out the Rolling Stone 100 best guitarists list... but this is definitely #1. This list is utter hipster shit. I need to bukkake the writer.
     
  19. Unknown Doodl3.2

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    worst list I've ever seen... kerry king 20 spots ahead of robert fripp and 70 spots ahead of adrian belew... wait... kerry king on the list is reason enough.
     
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