Former Chili Peppers Star Frusciante Is Top Guitarist

Former RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star JOHN FRUSCIANTE has been named the greatest guitarist of the last 30 years.
The musician left the rock band after they embarked on a two-year hiatus in 2007, choosing not to rejoin the group when they reconvened last year (09). He is now focusing on his solo career, but his work with the Suck My Kiss hitmakers has helped propel him to the top of a new list to find the best guitarists of the last three decades.
Frusciante topped the poll by BBC 6 Music, seeing off competition from former Guns n' Roses rocker Slash, who claimed second place and Muse frontman Matt Bellamy in third.
Former The Smiths star Johnny Marr came fourth, while the top five was rounded out by Rage Against The MAChine's Tom Morello.


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Dude...was this a poll that was taken, or did the Editors actually come up with this list all on their own? If it was a poll, then no one is to blame other than fans who failed to vote (although I didn't know about the poll, so perhaps it wasn't adequately advertised either?)Although all of the top five guitarists listed are undoubtedly legendary, the marked absence of Petrucci, Dimebag, Vai and Satch indicates some serious lack of knowledge, and that's just if we're going by first release date rather than throughout the course of the thirty years, because then that list would be longer.A travesty as always.
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Good luck, and happiness...................
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