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George Harrison 19 95.00%
Kirk Hammet 1 5.00%
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Old 09-08-2011, 02:20 AM   #1
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George Harrison vs Kirk Hammet

Which one is the best rock guitarist in your opinion and why
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:11 AM   #2
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Re: George Harrison vs Kirk Hammet

Although Kirk has gradually come out from under the shadow of his more famous band-mates to become an excellent guitarist, I still don't think he can match George Harrison. IMO, Harrison does a much better job of fitting his playing to the song than Hammet (and most other guitarists in fact)...he comes to the forefront when it fits the songs and then happily sits in the background when that is more appropriate. Hammet is much more of a one-trick pony, by comparison.
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:21 AM   #3
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Re: George Harrison vs Kirk Hammet

Kirk can solo like nuts, but George's playing involved a lot of extended chords and advanced harmonic progressions.

Hammet basically just knew power chords.
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Re: George Harrison vs Kirk Hammet

Just on technical ability Kirk wins it but I went with George because he has more emotion behind it.
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George Harrison. Why? The Beatles.
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Re: George Harrison vs Kirk Hammet

Kirk Hammet knows how to make a guitar scream.

George knew how to make it scream, sing, jingle, jangle, whine and weep.
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Old 09-08-2011, 11:03 AM   #8
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Re: George Harrison vs Kirk Hammet

George was much more versatile, on the face of the evidence.
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George just because I love him
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