List of famous guitarists born who were born in Scandinavia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Scandinavia are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Scandinavia guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.
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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
Birthplace: Espoo, Finland
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Petri Lindroos is a melodic death/folk metal guitarist and vocalist. He is currently the lead vocalist in Ensiferum and, prior to this, was a founder and lead vocalist for Norther. ...more
Birthplace: Scandinavia, Uusimaa, Europe, Northern Europe, Nordic countries, + moresee more on Petri Lindroos
Kristian Ranta, also known as Kride, was the guitarist of the Finnish melodic death metal band Norther, until their break up in 2012. Kristian has composed most of Norther's best known songs including Frozen Angel, and is also credited for renaming the band. Ranta has played the guitar on all the ...more
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finlandsee more on Kristian Ranta