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The Things Guitarists Say

From Rock to Blues to Metal and more, these guitarists are some of the most famous, respected and greatest guitarists ever. But, what are they thinking? Let's find out with this animated run through of some famous faces and their quotes.

Featuring - James Hetfield, Slash, Paul Gilbert, Dimebag, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, David Gilmour, George Harrison, Keith Richards, BB King, Joe Bonamassa, Angus Young, Kirk Hammett, Buckethead, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Eddie Van Halen, Chuck Berry, Stevie T, Jennifer Batten, Prince, Frank Zappa, Joe Perry, Zakk Wylde, Dave Mustaine, Brian May, Tony Iommi, Guthrie Govan, Shawn Lane, Allan Holdsworth, John 5, Yngwie Malmsteen.

James Hetfield)

My lifestyle determines my death style.

Yeah Yeah!!



I used to make fake ID's. Don't tell your mom!


(Paul Gilbert)

<alien noises>



No sleep, nothing but booze. No food, just hell raisin! Rock on, man!


(Jimi Hendrix)

<Voodoo Child>


(Jimmy Page)

Hi there, this is Jimmy Page. Babe, Im gonna leave you. Over the hills and far away. Dazed and Confused. The song remains the same, What is and what should never be. Your time is gonna come!


(David Gilmour)

Shine on you crazy diamond. Dogs and Sheep.


(George Harrison)

The Beatles did some good things but they also did some rubbish too.


(Keith Richards)

I was the most likely to die for many years. But I told you i'd out live you!


(BB King)

I'd like the whole world to be able to hear BB King play and sing the blues.


(Joe Bonamassa)

Play loud. Piss off our parents and make music.


(Angus Young)

Every dope dealer in the world is waiting backstage for me. But me, I just like tea.


(Kirk Hammett)

<was noises>

I wrote this when I was 16 years old.



I like to go to slaughterhouse after it closes because there's still lots of blood everywhere and I like to play in it and rub it all over myself.


(Joe Satriani)

Steve Vai, you ugly little kid. Get in here!


(Steve Vai)

Yeah this is just great. I like this. I like this. I wanna do this with somebody.


(Eddie Van Halen)

What the (fudge) you want you (apple)


(Chuck Berry)

<Johnny B Goode>


(Stevie T)

Hey hey its your pal, Stevie T.

<burps & licking noises>


(Jennifer Batten)

You're a mother (fudge).



No no you're not crazy. I'm crazy. I'm the crazy one!


(Frank Zappa)

Won't you spank me here? I love it when you froth like that. I tell you what, Kiss my butt!


(Joe Perry)

The guitar player that was in the band for the first year washed his mr important n a bottle of Jack Daniels.


(Zakk Wylde)

So it would be a different girl every night. It was just a bunch of genitalia dripping with disease.


(Dave Mustaine)

Drugs, Rock n Roll and Sex. Because you get buzzed, go play and then see the girl.


(Brian May)

If we do something then we do it to excess and we do it as hard as we can do it. (Fudge) off!


(Tony Iommi)

We had an interest i the occult and we always have. Ever since day one.


(Guthrie Govan)

I think you should be passionate, if you're not then maybe you don't need to play music. Normally people know why they're playing music and they feel that drive.


(Shawn Lane)

I saw Allan Holdsworth play live in concert in 1978 when I was 14. And it really changed my whole life about guitar.


(Allan Holdsworth)

I don't like playing in front of guitar players actually, I'd rather just play to ordinary people.


(John 5)

I love learning different styles because its like, you get tired of the same food.


(Yngwie Malmsteen)

How can less be more? its impossible. More is more!

I don'e eat donuts! I don't like donuts! I don't like (fudging) donuts!!


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