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List of famous guitar players from Finland, listed alphabetically with photos of the guitarists when available. Finland has produced some great guitar players over the years, including guitarists who specialize in rock, metal, jazz, folk, classical, acoustic and more. These are some of the best Finnish guitar players to ever live, so if you're a native of Finland and play guitar then this list should make you proud. If you're searching for a particular popular guitarist from Finland then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List guitarists include Elias Viljanen, Roope Latvala and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Finnish guitarists?" and "Which guitar players are from Finland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary guitarists of Finland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a guitar player or just love music you can use this list of talented Finnish guitar players to find some new artists or bands that you might really enjoy.
Alexander Kuoppala is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Finland
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Alexander Kuoppala is a Finnish musician. He was the rhythm guitarist for the Finnish heavy metal band Children of Bodom from 1995 to 2003. He played on their albums Something Wild, Hatebreeder, Follow the Reaper, and Hate Crew Deathroll. He also plays on the Timo Rautiainen album ...more

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Nationality: Finland

Birthplace: Espoo, Finland

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Alexi Laiho is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Finland
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Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho is a Finnish vocalist, composer, and guitarist. He is best known for being the lead guitarist as well as lead vocalist for melodic death metal band Children of Bodom, and he is also the guitarist for Sinergy and Kylähullut. He has previously played with Thy Serpent and ...more

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Nationality: Finland

Birthplace: Espoo, Finland

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Andy McCoy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Finland
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Antti Hulkko, better known as Andy McCoy, is a Finnish musician. He is most famous for his role as the lead guitarist and main songwriter of Hanoi Rocks, but has also played with Iggy Pop. McCoy's works cover a wide range of music genres, including rock 'n' roll, punk rock, flamenco, glam punk, glam ...more

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Nationality: Sweden, Finland

Birthplace: Finland, Pelkosenniemi

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Elias Viljanen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Finland
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Elias 'E.Vil' Viljanen is a Finnish musician, known for being the guitarist for Sonata Arctica since 2007. Viljanen joined Sonata Arctica in spring 2007 in order to replace Jani Liimatainen, who left the band in August 2007 to fulfill his civil duties in Finland. The decision was only made official ...more

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Nationality: Finland

Birthplace: Finland

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