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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.
Andy McCoy is listed (or ranked) 1 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

Nationality: Sweden, Finland

Birthplace: Pelkosenniemi, 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

Nationality: Finland

Birthplace: Espoo, Finland

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Timo Tolkki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Finland
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Timo Tapio Tolkki is a Finnish musician best known as the former guitarist, songwriter and producer of the power metal band Stratovarius. With his tenure lasting for more than twenty years, he was the longest standing member of the band before his departure in 2008. After leaving Stratovarius he ...more

Nationality: Finland

Birthplace: Scandinavia, Europe, Klaukkala, Northern Europe, Nordic countries, + more

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Marco Hietala is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Finland
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Marko Tapani "Marco" Hietala is a heavy metal vocalist, bass guitarist and songwriter. Internationally, he is most known as the current bass guitarist, male vocalist and secondary composer to Tuomas Holopainen, of the symphonic metal band Nightwish. He is also the vocalist and bassist as well as ...more

Nationality: Finland

Birthplace: Tervo, Finland

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