METALLICA, TESTAMENT, Y&T Axemen Are Among Top 25 Guitarists From Bay Area

METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, TESTAMENT's Alex Skolnick, Y&T's Dave Meniketti and PRIMUS' Larry LaLonde (ex-POSSESSED) are among the musicians who made East Bay newspaper Contra Costa Times' list of top 25 guitarists from the San Francisco Bay Area. The entire list is as follows:

01. Carlos Santana
02. Lowell Fulsom
03. Kirk Hammett
04. Jerry Garcia
05. Dave Meniketti
06. Jorma Kaukonen
07. Neal Schon
08. Joe Satriani
09. Charlie Hunter
10. Brad Gillis/Jeff Watson
11. Bonnie Raitt
12. Freddie Stone
13. Neil Young
14. Ronnie Montrose
15. John Lee Hooker
16. Alex Skolnick
17. John Cipollina
18. John Fogerty
19. East Bay Ray
20. Larry LaLonde
21. Elvin Bishop
22. Mimi Fox
23. Billie Joe Armstrong
24. Steve Miller
25. Bob Weir

To check out the Contra Costa Times article, including brief explanations for why each guitarist was chosen, click here.

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