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Alex Lifeson picked as #1 Canadian Guitarist by the CBC

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Richland123, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
  2. tycobb73


    Jul 23, 2006
    Grand Rapids MI
    I don't know. I may get flamed on a bass board, but I'm not much of a Rush fan. He certainly is capable, but has to be better Canadian guitarists.
  3. spectorbass83


    Jun 6, 2005
    Well deserved. Lifeson can really play and is part of the biggest rock band to ever come out of Canada which certainly helps solidify his position as being #1.

    I would throw Ian Thornley of Big Wreck and Gordy Johnson of Big Sugar as honorable mentions at the very least. Both of these guys are monster players.
  4. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    'Bout time he got due recognition. People always talk about Rush like they don't have a guitarist (Alex who?), but the guy is truly badass and holds his own.

    YYZ isn't just played on bass and drums, ya know.
  5. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
    Personally, I'd have Piggy from Voivod top of the pile. The guy was amazing.
  6. matante


    Nov 3, 2003
    Los Angeles
    These type of lists tend to amount to "most popular" rather than 'best'.