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Published 25th January 2010 by

While I've been trawling through YouTube looking for tutorial videos and beginner lessons I have found a few examples of some truly awesome guitar skills. Have a look through and let me know if you can play like this!

This list is not in any order, save the one it's in.

Jennifer Batten - The Guitar Queen

Jennifer Batten is an American guitarist who first received word-of-mouth attention that eventually led guitar magazines to take notice of her approach to the electric guitar. On Guitar Player Monthly's premier compilation CD, John Stix wrote, "It was Jennifer's version of John Coltrane's "Giant Steps" that was considered by her peers the "scariest and most requested cut on the disc.

She served as a backing guitarist for Michael Jackson's Bad, Dangerous and HIStory tours, where she became recognizable for her outrageous hairstyles and costumes. She also backed Michael Jackson during his 1993 Super Bowl half-time performance.

Chris Broderick - Megadeth

Chris Broderick of Megadeth (ex Jag Panzer and Nevermore) playing a 5 octave two handed tapping arpeggio riff, one of three examples that was done for Guitar Worlds "Betcha can't play this" column.

The Great Kat

The Great Kat is the stage name of Katherine Thomas who is best known for her thrash metal interpretations of well-known pieces of classical music.

Joe Stump

Joe Stump born is an American guitarist and composer who plays neo-classical metal.

Michael Angelo Batio

The fastest guitar player of all time! Playing two guitars! At the same time!

Todd Taylor - Guinness World Record Fastest Banjo

Florida Today Coverage and footage of the Guinness Event Worlds Fastest Banjo Player, Grammy Nominated Banjo Player Todd Taylor Sets New World Record .

Jimi Hendrix

The legend. What can I say?

David Gilmour - Pink Floyd

Lead singer and guitarist for Pink Floyd and was voted No. 1 in Fender's Greatest Players poll in February 2006.

Brian May - Queen

Steve Howe - Yes

Steve Howe is an English guitarist best known for his work with the progressive rock group Yes after replacing Peter Banks in 1970. He has also been a member of The Syndicats, Bodast, Tomorrow, Asia and GTR, as well as having released 17 solo albums as of September 2009.

And Finally...

No idea why, but this was in the related videos section of a heavy metal playlist! Still pretty impressive though!

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