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So the 90's are known as the decade that killed shred. Grunge took over , blah blah blah.
But some gems still surfaced. Who was your favorite and or most inflential guitarist to come out in the 90's. Mine is John Petrucci.
 

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Dimebag Darrell and Zakk Wylde.


nuff said


(btw, i am aware Zakk joined Ozzy in the late 80s, but he came into his own during the 90s with Pride And Glory and Book Of Shadows)

honorable mention to Jerry Cantrell
 

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don't know about grunge killing shred. I kind of liked a lot of the so called grunge bands. but one other guitarist I would add has to be Nuno - the guy is the funkiest "shredder" there has ever been. I realise he probably emerged in the 80's but since I first heard him in the 90's I will happily credit him as one of the saviours of the guitar heroes for that decade. Rust in Peace is a masterwork of stylistic, groove based guitar playing and the solo is absolutely sweet as. Yeah Nuno gets my vote.
 

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hmm. well Vai really emerged as himself at the front end of the 90's ... kicked off the 90's infact. with the incredible Passion & Warfare. and had numerous great albums through the 90's .

Passion & Warfare
Sex & Religion
Alien Love Secrets
Fire Garden

etc etc. :)

Michael Romeo possibly started in the 80's too. but i think he and Symphony X really took it somewhere great in the 90's .

Plenty big names really. Hard to tell when they actually got started though. some of them were small time in the 80's then became big time in the 90's cause they were still kind of newer and not heard of as much.

I'm glad shred died. it was getting ridiculous. Grunge did a deed getting rid of all that 80's hair metal stuff. Has anyone done the deed of getting rid of grunge yet ? :lol:
 
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Peter Buck, Zakk Wylde, Dimebag, Dean Deleo, Jerry Cantrell, Tom Morrelo, Kurt Cobain, and Slash.
Can anyone disagree?:70:
 

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Peter Buck, Zakk Wylde, Dimebag, Dean Deleo, Jerry Cantrell, Tom Morrelo, Kurt Cobain, and Slash.
Can anyone disagree?:70:
I love Peter Buck - he can scratch a tune out of anything but he also committed the worst solo of the nineties to cd in "Whats the Frequnecy Kenneth!!" - it made the Slayer guy sound good in the Beasties Fight For your Right (to Party) :)
 

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Actually Buck was from the 80's, good gtr player
Michael Romeo-I first heard him with Symphony X, a spectacular band emerging from the 90s.
 
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Actually Buck was from the 80's, good gtr player
Michael Romeo-I first heard him with Symphony X, a spectacular band emerging from the 90s.
But he was popular in the nineties, just like Zakk Wylde.
 
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I love Peter Buck - he can scratch a tune out of anything but he also committed the worst solo of the nineties to cd in "Whats the Frequnecy Kenneth!!" - it made the Slayer guy sound good in the Beasties Fight For your Right (to Party) :)
Peter's my hero! I agree that the solo wasn't his best, but live he does it better.
 

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I second Michael Romeo. He does some great stuff with Symphony X.
Buckethead came around about this time too, and he's one of my favorite guitarists. I don't know how popular he is amongst everyone here, but he can play pretty well.
 

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I want to say Nuno. Man, I just ripped out Pornograffitti this morning and really see why he gets all the respect he does. He's an amazing player, and he's probably the main reason Extreme's rock scene was made popular (the band themselves was known for "More Than Words," not the rock side).

Slash remains another. Very diverse player. Did A+ work on everything and anything Axl gave him, and when he ventured out on his own, he did some very diverse stuff as well. Always remained a favorite of mine.
 

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Michael Romeo I 3rd.....amazing guitar player...

Jason Becker and Marty Friedman........these guys did alot for metal and instrumental guitar playing............gotta feel bad for Jason too.......he was soo young when he got sick and had soo much potiential. he did alot for the time he was able to physically play.
 

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Buckethead is great some of his stuff can kinda be wacky like Frank Zappa but in all honesty buckethead can play any style of guitar. His version of Hendrixs "machine gun" live is awesome!
 

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Buckethead is great some of his stuff can kinda be wacky like Frank Zappa but in all honesty buckethead can play any style of guitar. His version of Hendrixs "machine gun" live is awesome!
Ya...i got the CD of him and claypool. some really cool stuff. amazing.
 

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I want to say Nuno. Man, I just ripped out Pornograffitti this morning and really see why he gets all the respect he does. He's an amazing player, and he's probably the main reason Extreme's rock scene was made popular (the band themselves was known for "More Than Words," not the rock side).

Slash remains another. Very diverse player. Did A+ work on everything and anything Axl gave him, and when he ventured out on his own, he did some very diverse stuff as well. Always remained a favorite of mine.
glad to see I wasn't the only Nuno fan :)
 
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