Friday, November 6, 2015

Ten Best Hardcore Punk Guitarists Of All Time

Honorable Mentions:
- Kawakami (Disclose)
- Parris Mayhew (Cro-Mags)
- Matt Henderson (Madball)
- Gavin Van Vlack (Absolution, Burn)
- Greg Ginn (Black Flag)
- Porcell (Youth of Today, Judge, Project X)
- Tim Kerr (Big Boys)
- John Hagerty (Naked Raygun)
- Greg Sage (Wipers)
- Frankie Stubbs (Leatherface)
- Chris Rest (RKL)
- Frank "3Gun" Novinec (Ringworm, Integrity)
- Woody Weatherman (Corrosion of Conformity)
- Souichi (Forward, Gudon, Insane Youth AD)
- Todd Burdette (Tragedy, Severed Head of State, His Hero Is Gone, Warcry)
- Mike Dijan (Breakdown, Crown of Thornz, Show of Force)
- AJ Novello (Leeway)
- Rich McLoughlin (Breakdown, Raw Deal, Killing Time)

10. Zigyaku (Bastard, Judgement)

9. Randy Uchida (GISM, Randy Uchida Group)

8. Wade Allison (Iron Age)

7. Rob Echeverria (Straight Ahead, Rest In Pieces)

6. Vinnie Stigma (Agnostic Front)

5. Pig Champion (Poison Idea)

4. Anthony "Bones" Roberts (Discharge, Broken Bones)

3. Gary "Dr. Know" Miller (Bad Brains)

2. Aaron "A2" Melnick (Integrity, In Cold Blood, Inmates, One Life Crew, Cider)

1. Chelsea (Paintbox, Death Side, Poison Arts)


  1. Not strictly hardcore but deserves a mention....EAST BAY RAY

  2. I would have included Lyle Preslar, as an honorable mention at least. When you listen to Flex Your Head and hear all those DC bands side by side, you really get a sense for how Lyle's guitar work helped set Minor Threat apart.