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ravenheart
05-14-2012, 05:56 AM
This isn't really news, so I'll post it here. From the Australian Guitar Magazine.

After 10, they're not in order (fuck knows why).

1. Angus Young (ACDC)
2. Tommy Emmanuel (Tommy Emmanuel)
3. Ian Moss (Cold Chisel)
4. Chris Cheney (The Living End)
5. Rick Brewster (The Angels)
6. Slava Grigoryan (Slava Grigoryan)
7, Deniz Tek (Radio Birdman)
8, Jim Moginie (Midnight Oil)
9. Lobby Loyde (Billy Thorpe and The Aztecs)
10. Ross Hannaford (Daddy Cool)
Malcolm Young (ACDC)
Adalita (Magic Dirt)
Marty Willson-Piper
Mick Harvey (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds & Grinderman)
Tim Rogers (You Am I)
Rowland S Howard (Boys Next Door, Birthday Party)
Ed Kuepper (the Sains, Laughing Clowns, Black Ticket Day)
Spencer P Jones (The Johnnys, Beasts of Bourbon, Spencer P Jones)
Gareth Liddiard (The Drones, Gareth Liddiard)
Brad Shepherd (The Hitmen, Hoodoo Gurus, The Moncharchs)
John Butler (John Butler Trio)
Jeff Lang (Jeff Lang and Chris Whitney)
Kim Salmon (The Scientists, Beasts of Bourbon)
Ash Naylor (Even, Rail)
Tom Lyncolgn (The Nation Blue)
Paul Dempsey (Something for Kate, Paul Demspey)
Jim Skiathitis (The Atlantics)
Blackie (The Hard Ons)
Billy Thorpe (Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs)
Dutch Tilders (Dutch Tilders)
Orem Ambarchi (Orem Ambarchi)
Dave Hole (Dave Hole)
Kevin Borich (Kevin Borich)
Charlie Owen (The New Christs, Beasts of Bourbon, The Divinyls, Tex Perkins and the Dark Horses)
Pete Wells (Rose Tattoo)
Frank Gambale (Chick Corea Electrik Band)
Brett Garsed (John Farnham, Nelson, TJ Helmerich)
Diesel (Mark Lizotte) (Diesel, Johnny Diesel and the Injectors)
Daniel Johns (Silverchair)
Darren Middleton (Powederfinger)
John Williams (John Williams)
Jona Weinhofen (I Killed The Prom Queen)
Joe Robinson (Joe Robinson)
Michael Fix (Michael Fix)
Orianthi (Orianthi)
Phil Emmanuel (Phil Emmanuel)
Keith Urban (Keith Urban)
C W Stoneking (C W Stoneking)
Lloyd Spiegel (LLoy Spiegel)
Geoff Achison (The Souldiggers)

So... who the fuck are these people?

mastodon421
05-14-2012, 06:48 AM
So Jona Weinhofen makes it but Luke Kilpatrick from Parkway Drive doesn't:confused:

daimonos
05-14-2012, 09:02 AM
Shrapnel and KK Warslut.

treghet
05-14-2012, 09:13 AM
There are 50 great guitarists from Australia?

Dextrimental
05-14-2012, 09:27 AM
where are the guys from Karnivool!? ah this list is bogus.....

mankvill
05-14-2012, 09:47 AM
Shrapnel and KK Warslut.

Was gonna say...

Orianthi should've won.

brutal_descent
05-14-2012, 09:52 AM
Of all these bands, I only know Nick Cave/Grinderman, AC/DC, I Killed the Prom Queen (by name only), and John Williams :eyes:

powerslave_85
05-14-2012, 11:18 AM
I've heard of four of those guys: Angus and Malcolm Young, Chris Cheney (who is pretty awesome), and Daniel Johns (well, I know Silverchair, but couldn't remember the guy's name).

GarageMetal468
05-14-2012, 11:42 AM
Shrapnel and KK Warslut.

Yes. Also the guitarists in Portal are great.

dcmetal108
05-14-2012, 12:21 PM
Orianthi (Orianthi)


:rocker::rocker::rocker::rocker::party::party::par ty:

Anyone that doesn't know who she is; she is the guitarist of Alice Coopers band.

ravenheart
05-14-2012, 04:16 PM
where are the guys from Karnivool!? ah this list is bogus.....

Busy playing boring songs in a boring band?

There are 50 great guitarists from Australia?

No, hence this list.

Anyone that doesn't know who she is; she is the guitarist of Alice Coopers band.

She was awesome way before that.

dcmetal108
05-14-2012, 06:40 PM
She was awesome way before that

I know, but I thought stated her most recent big name project was easiest for people to know her by.

ravenheart
05-15-2012, 01:36 AM
I know, but I thought stated her most recent big name project was easiest for people to know her by.

But why not recommend her amazing solo stuff? :eyes: ;)