Musicians Famous Guitarists from Hollywood

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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Hollywood, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Hollywood 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 Hollywood 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.

Examples of items on this list: Lowell George, Daron Malakian and more.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Hollywood?" and "Who are famous Hollywood guitarists?"
Daron Malakian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Hollywood
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Daron Vartan Malakian is an Armenian–American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is best known as the guitarist, songwriter, and second vocalist of the rock band System of a Down and as the lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and songwriter of the band Scars on Broadway. Like the rest of the Hollywood-based band System of a Down, he is of Armenian ancestry, but he is the only member to actually have been born inside the United States. He is placed 30th in Guitar World's List of The 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Joe Trohman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Hollywood
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Joseph Mark "Joe" Trohman is an American musician, singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer. He is best known as the guitarist of the American rock band Fall Out Boy, as well as the lead and rhythm guitarist for heavy metal supergroup The Damned Things. Fall Out Boy began as Trohman and Pete Wentz's side project from the hardcore punk scene they were involved with, and the band has scored three number one albums on the US Billboard 200. With Damned Things on hiatus, Trohman and Josh Newton formed With Knives and the duo released their debut EP "Schadenfreude" in April 2012 with Trohman on lead vocals and guitar. It was released through Son Of Man, the label he co-owns with Newton. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Nigel John Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Hollywood
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Nigel John Taylor is an English musician who is best known as the bass guitarist and co-founder of new wave band Duran Duran. Duran Duran were one of the most popular groups in the world during the 1980s due to their revolutionary music videos that played in heavy rotation in the early days of MTV. Taylor played with Duran Duran from its founding in 1978 until 1997, when he left to pursue a solo recording and film career. He recorded a dozen solo releases through his company "Trust The Process" over the next four years, had a lead role in the movie Sugar Town, and made appearances in a half dozen other film projects. He rejoined Duran Duran for a reunion of the original five members of the ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: England

Birthplace: Solihull, Eurasia, United Kingdom, West Midlands, United Kingdom, + more

Also Ranked

#54 on The Sexiest Artists of All Time

#12 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

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Lowell George is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Hollywood
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Lowell Thomas George was an American songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, who was the primary guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for the rock band Little Feat. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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