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100 Greatest Guitarists... Revised

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

From Skrillex to Jam Master Jay, Spin's new list of 100 greatest guitarists of all time has plenty of names you might not expect. Today: a look at who’s in this new crop of guitar heroes, and -- who was left out. Plus, we ask you to nominate your favorite shredders. And, The Spinto Band joins us to play live.

New Guitar Heroes

Christopher Weingarten, senior editor at Spin, joins us with the magazine’s updated list of 100 greatest guitarists of all time -- with plenty of names you might not expect. We take a look at who’s in this new crop of guitar heroes -- and, who was left out. Plus, we’ll ask you to nominate your favorite shredders, from outliers to axe athletes.  

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The Spinto Band: In Studio

Singer-guitarist Nick Krill came up with the name The Spinto Band after stumbling upon song lyrics penned by his guitarist grandfather, Roy Spinto. After a four-year hiatus, the Delaware-based band returns with their new album Shy Pursuit - and they join us in studio to play live.

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The Rights and Wrongs of Spin's Guitar List

John Schaefer's response to Spin's List of 100 Greatest Guitarists

Gig Alert: Lara Bello

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