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Welcome, my aim is to provide the most comprehensive bass guitarist / bass player (both upright bass and electric bass) information resource, featuring bassists from all genres and all around the globe.
If you know of any bassists that are missing please message me through the site and I'll do my best to add them to the list.   Keep checking back as I add more and more material, there'll be information about each player, YouTube videos and web links to other sites for those who want to find out more about each player.   

See below for an A to Z list of Bass players.


     A

Lena Abé (My Dying Bride)
Wil-Dog Abers (Ozomatli)
Bryan Adams
Barry Adamson (Magazine, Visage, The Birthday Party, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Pan Sonic)
Adele
Osama Afifi
Pete Agnew (Nazareth)
Martin Eric Ain (Celtic Frost)
Dominic Aitchison (Mogwai)
Kianna Alarid (Tilly and the Wall)
Mike de Albuquerque (Electric Light Orchestra)
Juan Alderete
Miša Aleksić (SOS, Riblja Čorba)
Dave Alexander (Stooges)
Mike Alexander (Evile)
Moses Allen
Rustee Allen (Sly & The Family Stone, Robin Trower)
Vernon Alley (1915–2004)
Merle Allin (The Jabbers, Bloody Mess & The Skabs, Antiseen, The Murder Junkies)
Ben Allison
Chloe Alper (Pure Reason Revolution, Period Pains, Flood)
Bjørn Alterhaug (born 1945)
Marta Altesa
Karl Alvarez (Descendents, All)
Hayes Alvis (1907-1972)
Thierry Amar
Scott Ambush (Spyro Gyra)
Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam)
Arild Andersen (born 1945)
Thomas Winther Andersen (born 1969)
George Anderson (Shakatak)
Reid Anderson
Marten Andersson
Simon Andersson
Mark Andes
Felipe Andreoli
Jeff Andrews
Dan Andriano
Tom Angelripper (Sodom)
Josh Ansley (HURT)
Michael Anthony
Alan Anton (Cowboy Junkies)
Jim Anton 
Daniel Antonsson (Dimension Zero, Dark Tranquility)
Emma Anzai (Sick Puppies)
Rich Appleman
Tom Appleman
Johnny April (Staind)
Tom Araya (Slayer)
Doug Ardito (Puddle of Mudd)
Jennifer Arroyo (Kittie)
Reginald Arvizu (Korn)
Stephanie Ashworth (Something For Kate)
Edvard Askeland (born 1954) (Jan Eggum, Cutting Edge)
Tine Asmundsen (born 1963)
Talena Atfield (Kittie)
Melissa Auf der Maur
Eric Avery (Jane's Addiction)
John Avila
Juan Marcos Avila (Miami Sound Machine)
Kevin Ayers (Soft Machine)
Pedro Aznar

       B

Roy Babbington (born 1940) (Soft Machine)
Bob Babbitt (The Funk Brothers) 
Johnny Bacolas (Alice N' Chains, Second Coming)
Pat Badger (Extreme, Tribe of Judah)
Steve Bailey (Bass Extremes)
Victor Bailey (Weather Report)
Alec Baillie (Leftöver Crack, Choking Victim, Agent 99)
Harvey Bainbridge (Hawkwind)
Brian Baker (Minor Threat, Dag Nasty)
Fred Thelonious Baker (born 1960)
Ronnie Baker (The Trammps)
Carlos Balcells (The Dawn)
Peter Baltes (Accept)
Michael "Flea" Balzary (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Tony Barber (The Buzzcocks)
Paul Barker (The Blackouts, Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Lard, U.S.S.A., Flowering Blight)
Lou Barlow (Dinosaur Jr.)
Jerry Barnes (Chic, Roberta Flack)
Aston "Family Man" Barrett (Bob Marley & The Wailers) 
Al Barrow (Magnum)
Arthur Barrow (Frank Zappa)
Trevor Barry
Colin Bass (3 Mustaphas 3, Camel)
Eric Bass
Phil Bates (born 1931)
Jens Becker (Grave Digger) 
Walter Becker (Steely Dan)
Mark Bedford  (Madness, Voice of the Beehive)
Aram Bedrosian 
Robert Levon Been (Black Rebel Motorcycle Club) 
Garry Gary Beers (INXS) 
Nick Beggs (Kajagoogoo, Iona) 
Andy Bell (Oasis)
Robert "Kool" Bell (Kool and the Gang)
Bryan Beller (Steve Vai, Mike Keneally, Dethklok) 
Frank Bello (Anthrax, Helmet) 
Jeneda Benally
Carles Benavent (Paco de Lucía, Chick Corea, Miles Davis)
Jo Bench (Bolt Thrower)
Martin Bengtsson (Arch Enemy, Armageddon)
Pig Benis (Mushroomhead)
Joe Benjamin (1919–1974)
Max Bennett (Ella Fitzgerald, Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa, The Crusaders) (born 1928)
Jay Bentley (Bad Religion)
Glen Benton (Deicide)
Stevie Benton (Drowning Pool)
Frode Berg (born 1971)
Jeff Berlin (born 1953)
Louis Bernardi (PiL 1983-84)
Dean Bernardini (Chevelle)
Guy Berryman (Coldplay)
Artie Bernstein (1909–1964)
Brian Bethell
Keter Betts (1928–2005)
Charlie Biddle (1926–2003)
Owen Biddle (The Roots)
Christina Billotte
Bob Birch (Elton John)
Gina Birch
Pete Birrell (Freddie and the Dreamers)
Mike Bishop (GWAR, Kepone)
Matt Bissonette (David Lee Roth, Ringo Starr, Elton John)
Jonas Björler (At the Gates, The Haunted)
Bill Black (Elvis Presley)
Lori Black (Clown Alley, The Melvins)
Morty Black (TNT)
John Blackburn (The Mescaleros, Skin)
Alfonzo Blackwell
Jack Blades (Night Ranger, Damn Yankees, Shaw Blades)
Mike Blair
Ron Blair (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers)
Jimmy Blanton (1918–1942)
Jody Bleyle
Johan Blomqvist (Backyard Babies)
Vicki Blue (The Runaways)
Bobzilla (Damageplan, Hellyeah)
Jesper Bodilsen (born 1970)
Henry Bogdan (Helmet)
Tim Bogert (Vanilla Fudge)
Rachel Bolan (Skid Row, Prunella Scales)
Trevor Bolder  (David Bowie's Spiders from Mars, Wishbone Ash, Uriah Heep)
Joanna Bolme
Richard Bona
Walter Booker (1933–2006)
Steve Boone (The Lovin' Spoonful)
Arthur "Juinie" Booth (born 1948)
Zeta Bosio (Soda Stereo)
Joe Bouchard (Blue Öyster Cult)
Butterfly Boucher
Danny Bourgeois (Punch People)
Pierre Bouvier (Reset, Simple Plan)
Fallon Bowman
Jesse Boyd (born 1958)
Nelson Boyd (1928-1985)
Will Boyd (Evanescence)
Ronnie Boykins (1935-1980)
Randy Bradbury (Pennywise)
Shanne Bradley (The Nipple Erectors, The Nips, The Men They Couldn't Hang)
Devon "Pattyhead" Bradshaw (Burning Spear)
Wellman Braud (1891–1966)
Beverly Breckenridge (Fifth Column, Phono-Comb)
Eddie Breckenridge (Thrice)
Andrés Bretel (TK, Madre Matilda)
Dan Briggs (Between the Buried and Me)
Pete Briquette (Boomtown Rats)
Eric Brittingham (Cinderella)
Brian Bromberg
Dave Bronze (Eric Clapton, Procol Harum, The Hamsters)
Harvey Brooks
Cameron Brown (born 1945)
Mark Brown "Brown Mark" (Prince and the Revolution)
Ray Brown (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Parker)
Rex Brown (Pantera, Down, Rebel Meets Rebel)
Steve Brown (1890–1965)
Baron Browne (Jean-Luc Ponty, Billy Cobham, Vital Information)
Chris Brubeck (The Dave Brubeck Quartet)
Jack Bruce
Pat Bruders (Down)
Bunny Brunel (CAB)
Francis Buchholz (Scorpions)
Sibyl Buck (The Lonely Astronauts) 
Monty Budwig (1926-1992) 
Adam von Buhler (Anarchy Club) 
Nicholas Bullen (Napalm Death) 
Tony Bunn (born 1957)
Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers) 
Ian Burden (The Human League) 
Hunter Burgan (AFI) 
Mike Burkett (Nofx) 
J.J. Burnell (The Stranglers) 
Raymond "Boz" Burrell (King Crimson, Bad Company)
Heinz Burt (The Tornados) 
Cliff Lee Burton (Metallica) 
Lennie Bush (1927-2004)
Neil Busch (...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead) 
Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
Tim Butler (The Psychedelic Furs, Love Spit Love) 
Tony Butler (Big Country) 
 
     C

Chris Cain (We Are Scientists)
John Cale (The Velvet Underground)
Emperor Magus Caligula (Dark Funeral)
Red Callender  (1916–1992)
Juan Calleros (Maná)
Bernie Calvert (The Hollies)
James Cammack
Ben Campbell (Zed)
John Campbell (Lamb of God)
Richard Campbell (Natalie Cole, Dave Mason, Three Dog Night, Chuck Negron, America)
Tony Campos (Static-X)
Captain Sensible (The Damned)
Jorgen Carlsson
Alain Caron (Uzeb)
David J. Carpenter (Roger Hodgson's band)
Anita Carter
Ron Carter (born 1937)
Travis Carlton (Larry Carlton)
Will Carruthers (The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Spacemen 3)
Julian Casablancas
Gerald Casale (Devo)
Jorge Casas (Miami Sound Machine)
Ken Casey (Dropkick Murphys)
Martyn P. Casey (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Grinderman, The Triffids)
Jack Cassidy (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna)
Malcolm Cecil
Louis Cennamo
Michael Cera (Mister Heavenly)
Peter Cetera (Chicago)
Les Chadwick (Gerry & the Pacemakers)
Clive Chaman (Jeff Beck, Brian Auger) 
Paul Chambers (1935–1969)
Justin Chancellor (Tool)
Chas Chandler (The Animals)
Tim Chandler (Daniel Amos, The Swirling Eddies, The Choir)
Chris Chaney (The Panic Channel, Jane's Addiction, Methods of Mayhem)
Jeremy Chatelain (Jets to Brazil, Helmet)
Stuart Chatwood (The Tea Party)
Phil Chen
Chi Cheng (Deftones)
Chris Childs (Thunder)
Sheila Chipperfield (Elastica)
Tony Choy (Atheist)
Johnny Christ (Avenged Sevenfold)
Greg Christian (Testament)
Sean Christians (Kamelot)
Bill Church (Montrose, Van Morrison, Sammy Hagar)
Dominic Cifarelli (Scars on Broadway)
Mario Cipollina (Huey Lewis and the News)
Tish Ciravolo
Al Cisneros (Sleep, Om)
Annie Clark
Kim Clarke
Mark Clarke (Colosseum, Uriah Heep, Mountain)
Stanley Clarke  (Return to Forever)
Les Claypool  (Primus, Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Oysterhead, Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains, Blind Illusion)
Adam Clayton (U2)
John Clayton
Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords)
Joey Clement (Selena Gomez & the Scene, Midwest Kings)
Annie Clements
Rod Clements (Lindisfarne)
Jim Clench (April Wine, Bachman–Turner Overdrive)
Jeff Clyne (1937–2009)
Bud Cockrell (Pablo Cruise)
Tommy Cogbill
Avishai Cohen (born 1970)
Greg Cohen
Ira Coleman
Scott Colley
Graham Collier (1937–2011)
Bootsy Collins (James Brown, Parliament-Funkadelic, Bootsy's Rubber Band, Science Faxtion)
Max Collins (Eve 6, The Sugi Tap)
Johnny Colt (The Black Crowes, Train)
Joe Comfort (1917–2008)
Tim Commerford (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave)
Van Conner (Screaming Trees)
Norman Cook (The Housemartins)
Roland "Cookie" Cook
Stu Cook (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Todd Coolman
Charlotte Cooper
John Cooper (Skillet)
Shaun Cooper (Straylight Run, Taking Back Sunday)
Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull)
Curtis Counce (1926–1963)
Andy Cousin (All About Eve, The Lucy Nation, The Mission) 
Richard Cousins (The Robert Cray Band)
Duncan Coutts (Our Lady Peace) 
Randy Coven
Anthony Cox
Billy Cox (Jimi Hendrix, Band of Gypsys, Charlie Daniels Band)
Mikey Craig (Culture Club)
Robbie Crane (Ratt, Vince Neil Band, Adler's Appetite, Love/Hate, Vertex)
Evan Cranley (Broken Social Scene, Stars)
Bob Cranshaw
Jim Creeggan (Barenaked Ladies)
Gary Crosby
Israel Crosby (1919–1962)
Chris Cross (Ultravox)
Bill Crow
Sheryl Crow
Juan Croucier (Dokken, Ratt)
Justin Currie (Del Amitri)
Steve Currie (T. Rex)
André Cymone (Prince & the Revolution)
Holger Czukay (Can)

       D

Patrick Dahlheimer (Live)
Kimberley Dahme (Boston)
Bob Daisley (Gary Moore, Rainbow)
Richard Daley (Third World)
Bobby Dall (Poison)
John Dalton (The Kinks)
George Daly (The Hangmen)
Mike Daly (Whiskeytown)
Paul D'Amour (Tool)
Sharlee D'Angelo (Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Arch Enemy)
Traa Daniels (P.O.D.)
Palle Danielsson
Rick Danko (The Band)
Alec Dankworth (Georgie Fame)
Mike D'Antonio (Killswitch Engage)
Mike Davenport (The Ataris, Versus the World)
Alan Davey (Hawkwind)
Stuart David (Belle & Sebastian, Looper)
Art Davis
Jeremy Davis (Paramore)
Kenny Davis
Michael Davis (MC5)
Richard Davis
John Deacon (Queen)
Kim Deal (Pixies, The Breeders)
Mike Dean (Corrosion of Conformity)
Chuck Deardorf (Jovino Santos-Neto)
Spanky DeBrest
Santi Debriano
Johan De Farfalla
Vance DeGeneres (The Cold)
Matt Deis (CKY, All That Remains)
Robert DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots, Army of Anyone)
Tom DeLonge (Blink-182, Box Car Racer, Angels and Airwaves)
Joey DeMaio (Manowar)
Jay Demarcus (Rascal Flatts)
Michael Dempsey (The Cure, Associates, Levinhurst)
Carlos Dengler (Interpol)
Rob Derhak (moe.)
John DeServio (Black Label Society)
David Desrosiers (Simple Plan)
Dr. Matt Destruction (The Hives)
Mark Deutrom (The Melvins)
James Dewar (Robin Trower) 
Allan Dias (PiL 1986-92)
Paul Di Leo (Nena, Adrenaline Mob, Fozzy)
Bill "The Buddha" Dickens
B. B. Dickerson (War)
Marty Dieckmeyer (Daniel Amos)
Steve Diggle (Buzzcocks)
Steve DiGiorgio (Death, Testament, Iced Earth, Vintersorg, Autopsy, Sadus)
Allie DiMeco (the Naked Brothers Band)
Mike Dirnt (Green Day, Foxboro Hot Tubs, The Network, The Frustrators, Screeching Weasel)
Brandi Disterheft
Jerry Dixon (Warrant)
Willie Dixon
Trish Doan
John Doe (X)
Chuck Domanico
Pat Donaldson (Fotheringay)
Lawrence Donegan (Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, The Bluebells)
Lee Dorman (Iron Butterfly)
Gail Ann Dorsey (David Bowie)
Leon Lee Dorsey
Chip Douglas (The Turtles, The Monkees)
Dave Dreiwitz (Ween, Instant Death)
Chris Dreja (The Yardbirds)
Donna Dresch
Mark Dresser
Kermit Driscoll
Stefanie Drootin
Ray Drummond
Keith Duffy (The Corrs)
Uriah Duffy (Whitesnake, Lyrics Born, Christina Aguilera)
Chuck Dukowski (Black Flag)
Dennis Dunaway (Alice Cooper)
Donald "Duck" Dunn (Mar-Keys, Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Blues Brothers)
Trevor Dunn (Mr Bungle, Fantômas)
George Duvivier
Ted Dwane (Mumford & Sons)
Mbizo Johnny Dyani
David Dyson (Brainstorm, New Kids on the Block, Pieces of a Dream) 

       E

Robin "Graves" Eaglestone (Cradle of Filth)
Jimmy Earl (The Crusaders, Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea, Pino Daniele, Robben Ford, Cleto and the Cletones)
Nathan East (Eric Clapton, Fourplay)
Kyle Eastwood
Cleveland Eaton
Kai Eckhardt (Garaj Mahal)
Leif Edling (Krux)
Bernard Edwards (Chic)
Gordon Edwards
Greg Edwards
John 'Rhino' Edwards (Status Quo)
Richie Edwards (The Darkness)
Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree)
Johannes Eick
Steinar Eikum (TNT)
Mats Eilertsen
David Ellefson (Megadeth, Avian)
Atom Ellis (Psychefunkapus, Dieselhed)
Ben Ely (Regurgitator)
Mark Egan
Shane Embury (Napalm Death)
Colin Emerle (Echo Orbiter)
Jill Emery
John Entwistle (The Who)
Howie Epstein (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers)
Lennart Eriksson (Ebba Grön)
Audun Erlien
Chris Eskola
Roy Estrada (Mothers of Invention)
Deon Estus
Julian Euell
Dani Evans (Alestorm)
Ean Evans (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Mark Evans (AC/DC)
Tom Evans (Badfinger)
Jason Everman (Soundgarden, Nirvana)
Tobias Exxel (Edguy) 

       F

John Fahnestock (Tons, Amen)
Bob Fairfoull (Idlewild)
Falco (Drahdiwaberl)
Charles Fambrough 
Davey Faragher (Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Cracker)
Addison Farmer (1928–1963)
Pete Farndon (The Pretenders)
Sam Farrar (Phantom Planet)
Dave Farrell
Malachi Favors
Wilton Felder
Nick Feldman (Wang Chung)
Hadrien Feraud (born 1984)
Tracy Ferrie (Stryper)
Jim Fielder (Buffalo Springfield, Blood, Sweat & Tears)
Frank Fields
Ric Fierabracci (Chick Corea, Frank Gambale, Yanni)
Jennifer Finch
Richard Finch (KC and the Sunshine Band)
Scott Firth (PiL 2009-Present)

Claus Fischer

Nicole Fiorentino
Arnold Fishkind
Klaus Flouride (Dead Kennedys)
Herbie Flowers (Sky, Blue Mink, T. Rex, David Bowie, Elton John, George Harrison, Lou Reed)
Ben Folds (Majosha)
Sharin Foo
John Ford (Strawbs, The Monks)
Maya Ford a.k.a. "Donna F" (The Donnas)
Scott Ford (Twilight Singers, Gutter Twins, Camp Freddy)
Tim Foreman (Switchfoot)
Rayna Foss-Rose (Coal Chamber)
Kathy Foster
Malcolm Foster (Pretenders, Simple Minds)
Mo Foster
Murray Foster (Great Big Sea, Moxy Früvous)
Peggy Foster
Pops Foster
Tom Fowler (Frank Zappa)
Jackie Fox (The Runaways)
Bruce Foxton (The Jam, Stiff Little Fingers)
Nikolai Fraiture (The Strokes)
Henry Franklin 
Andy Fraser (Free, Sharks)
Matt Freeman (Rancid, Operation Ivy)
David Friesen 
Yoshiko "Ronnie" Fujiyama
Misia Furtak (Très.b)
Nick Fyffe (Jamiroquai) 

       G

Tim Gaines (Stryper, SinDizzy)
Larry Gales
Noel Gallagher (Oasis)
Simon Gallup (The Cure)
Christian Galvez
Craig Gannon (Aztec Camera, The Bluebells, The Smiths)
Greg Garbowsky (Jonas Brothers)
Roberto García (WarCry)
Renaud Garcia-Fons
Juan Garcia-Herreros
Paul Gardiner (Tubeway Army, Gary Numan) 
Eva Gardner
Ed Garland
Chuck Garric (Alice Cooper)
Jimmy Garrison
Matthew Garrison
Vivien Garry
Leonard Gaskin
Rosko Gee (Can, Traffic)
Inara George
Maurice Gibb (Bee Gees)
Derek Gibbs (The Forces of Evil, Reel Big Fish)
Eddie Gibbs
Melvin Gibbs (Rollins Band)
John Giblin (Phil Collins)
Brian Gibson (Lightning Bolt)
Christian Giesler (Kreator)
Peter Gifford (Midnight Oil)
Kristoffer Gildenlöw (Dial, Pain of Salvation)
Chad I Ginsburg (CKY)
Joe Gittleman (The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Avoid One Thing, Gang Green)
John Glascock (Jethro Tull)
Dann Glenn
Roger Glover (Deep Purple, Rainbow)
Nicolas Godin (Air)
Lincoln Goines
Doc Goldberg
Eddie Gomez
Rodrigo González (Die Ärzte)
Coleridge Goode
Jimi Goodwin (Doves)
Debbie Googe (My Bloody Valentine)
Bruce Gordon (I Mother Earth)
Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth)
Martin Gordon (Sparks, Radio Stars, Jet, John's Children)
Mike Gordon (Phish) 
Eugene Goreshter
Billy Gould (Faith No More)
Graham Gouldman (10cc)
Kenny Gradney
Larry Graham (Sly and the Family Stone, Graham Central Station)
Paul Gray (Eddie and the Hot Rods, The Damned, UFO)
Paul Gray (Slipknot)
Borivoje Grbić (Viborg Dallas, Vien lur, Dekoder)
Ric Grech (Family)
Karl Green (Herman's Hermits)
Colin Greenwood (Radiohead)
Gail Greenwood
Billy Greer (Kansas)
Randy Gregg (Lauren Harris Band)
Paolo Gregoletto (Trivium)
Larry Grenadier
Camila Grey
Mark Griffiths (The Shadows, Hank Marvin)
Nigel Griggs (Split Enz)
Henry Grimes 
Johnny Griparic (Slash's Snakepit)
Duke Groner 
Markus Grosskopf (Helloween)
Richard Grossman (Divinyls, Hoodoo Gurus)
Kelly Groucutt (Electric Light Orchestra)
Patrice Guers (Rhapsody of Fire)
Abel Guier (Gandhi)
Trey Gunn (King Crimson)
Jeremy Guns (Brides of Destruction)
Steve Gustafson (10,000 Maniacs) 
Barry Guy 

       H

Mikey Hachey (Suburban Legends)
Charlie Haden
Rachel Haden
Bob Haggart
Kenny Håkansson (The Hellacopters)
Paige Haley (Orgy)
Al Hall
Bruce Hall (REO Speedwagon)
Bianca "Butthole" Halstead
Tom Hamilton (Aerosmith)
Stuart Hamm (Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Frank Gambale)
Didz Hammond (The Cooper Temple Clause, Dirty Pretty Things)
Fred Hammond (Commissioned)
Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond (Jethro Tull)
Buddy Hankerson
Steve Hanley (The Fall, The Lovers)
Timi Hansen (King Diamond, Mercyful Fate)
Steve Hansgen (Minor Threat)
Leslie Hardy
Robert Hardy (Franz Ferdinand)
Nick Harmer (Death Cab for Cutie)
Todd Harrell
Tim Harries (Steeleye Span)
Jet Harris (The Shadows)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
Nigel Harrison (Blondie)
Douglas Hart (The Jesus and Mary Chain)
Jimmy Haslip (Yellowjackets, Gino Vannelli)
John Hassall (The Libertines)
"Evil" Jared Hasselhoff (Bloodhound Gang)
Juliana Hatfield
Michel Hatzigeorgiou (Aka Moon)
Robin Hawkins (The Automatic)
Mick Hawksworth (Alvin Lee & Ten Years Later)
David Hayes
Rick Haynes (Gordon Lightfoot)
Daryl Hayott
Nick Haywood
Heath (X Japan)
Percy Heath
Spike Heatley
Mark Helias
Brian Helicopter (The Shapes) 
Richard Hell (The Voidoids)
Jonas Hellborg (Bill Laswell, Shawn Lane, Buckethead) 
Bret Helm (PiL 1984-85)
Shifty Henry
Svante Henryson (Yngwie Malmsteen)
Maureen Herman
Mike Herrera (MxPx)
Andy Hess (Gov't Mule)
Marco Hietala (Nightwish, Tarot, Sinergy)
Dusty Hill (ZZ Top)
Ian Hill (Judas Priest)
Bones Hillman (Midnight Oil)
Chris Hillman (The Byrds)
Mike Hindert (The Bravery)
Milt Hinton
Taka Hirose (Feeder)
Derrick Hodge
Colin "Bomber" Hodgkinson
Devin Hoff (Good for Cows)
Annie Holland (Elastica)
Dave Holland
Major Holley 
Matt Hollywood (The Brian Jonestown Massacre)
Scotty Holt
David Hood
Peter Hook (New Order, Monaco, Joy Division)
Dave Hope (Kansas)
Fred Hopkins
Hugh Hopper (Soft Machine)
Mark Hoppus (Blink-182, +44)
Trevor Horn (The Buggles)
Vinnie Hornsby (Sevendust)
Brad Houser (Edie Brickell and New Bohemians)
Hub (The Roots)
Mike Huckabee (Capitol Offense)
Mick Hucknall (Simply Red)
Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze, Black Country Communion, Black Sabbath)
Jimmy Hughes (The Banned, Cowboys International, Original Mirrors, Department S)
Spike Hughes 
Cliff Hugo (Supertramp)
Peter Hume (Evermore)
David Hungate (Toto)
Darryl Hunt (The Pogues)
Carl Hunter (The Farm) 
Peter Hurley (Lonestar)
Ashley Hutchings 
 

       I

Mark Ibold (Pavement)
John Illsley (Dire Straits)
Peter Ind (1928 - )
Michael Inez (Alice in Chains, Ozzy Osbourne)
Roger Innes
Ricardo Iorio (V8, Hermética, Almafuerte)
Joyce Irby
Dennis Irwin (Joe Lovano)
Jeff Irwin (Griffin House, Cerys Matthews, Mat Kearney, Eliot Morris)
Fredrik Isaksson (Grave, Therion)
Marvin Isley (The Isley Brothers)
Chuck Israels
Chris Ivanovich (My Sister's Machine)
Michael Ivins (The Flaming Lips)
Anders Iwers (Tiamat, Cemetary)
Peter Iwers (In Flames) 
David Izenzon (1932–1979) 

       J

J (Luna Sea)
David J (Bauhaus)
Adrian Jackson (My Dying Bride)
Anthony Jackson (Chick Corea, Chaka Khan, O'Jays, Quincy Jones) 
Chubby Jackson
Eddie Jackson (Queensrÿche)
Jermaine Jackson (Jackson 5)
Lee Jackson (The Nice)
Paul Jackson
Randy Jackson (The Jacksons) (The Jacksons)
Marcel Jacob (Europe, Talisman)
James Jamerson (Funk Brothers)
Alex James (Blur)
Jason James
Rick James
Tony James (Generation X, Sigue Sigue Sputnik)
Alvaro Jardón (Darna, WarCry)
Steve Jay ("Weird Al" Yankovic)
Jerry Jemmott
Darryl Jenifer (Bad Brains)
Neely Jenkins (Tilly and the Wall, Park Ave.)
Tom Jenkinson
Joan Jett (The Runaways, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts)
Jinxx (Black Veil Brides)
Jiro (Glay, The Predators)
Chris Joannou (Silverchair)
Phil Joel (Newsboys)
Alphonso Johnson (Weather Report, Santana)
Bill Johnson (1872–1972)
Gordon Johnson
Jimmy Johnson
Louis Johnson (Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Brothers Johnson)
Marc Johnson 
Rick Johnson (Mustard Plug, Bomb the Music Industry!)
Bruce Johnston (Beach Boys)
James Johnston
Darryl Jones (The Rolling Stones)
Isham Jones 
John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin, Them Crooked Vultures)
Percy Jones (Brand X, Melon) 
Pete Jones (PiL 1982-83)
Richard Jones (The Feeling)
Richard Jones (Stereophonics)
Sam Jones 
Simon Jones (The Verve, The Shining)
Anders Jormin (1957– ) 
Eric Judy (Modest Mouse)
Ju-ken (Gackt, Anna Tsuchiya, Vamps)
Larry Junstrom (Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special) 

       K

John Kahn (Jerry Garcia Band)
Jari Kainulainen (Stratovarius)
Jim Kale (The Guess Who)
Kalma (Lordi)
Tony Kanal (No Doubt)
Arthur Kane (New York Dolls)
Mick Karn (Japan)
Junnosuke Kawaguchi (The Blue Hearts)
Carol Kaye
Dylan Keefe (Marcy Playground)
Jesse F. Keeler (Death from Above 1979)
Martin Kemp (Spandau Ballet)
Rick Kemp (Steeleye Span)
Matt Kendrick
Tom Kennedy
Ben Kenney (Incubus)
Kerri Kenney-Silver
Clare Kenny (Amazulu, Shakespears Sister, Orange Juice, Indigo Girls)
Andy Kent (You Am I)
Steve Kilbey (The Church)
Lemmy Kilmister
Tad Kinchla (Blues Traveler)
James King
Mark King (Level 42)
King ov Hell
Tim Kingsbury (Arcade Fire)
Karl Kippenberger (Shihad)
John Kirby (1908–1952)
Andy Kirk
Cris Kirkwood (Meat Puppets) 
Kisaki (Phantasmagoria)
Anna Kjellberg
Grutle Kjellson (Enslaved)
Larry Klein
Mark James Klepaski (Breaking Benjamin, Lifer)
Steve Kmak (Disturbed)
Bob Knarley (Dread Zeppelin)
David Knights (Procol Harum)
Marjolein Kooijman
Kristin Korb 
Teddy Kotick (1928–1986) 
Peter Kowald 
Ashley Kozak 
Ivan Kral (Patti Smith) 
Geoff Kresge (Tiger Army, AFI)
Greg Kriesel (The Offspring)
Bakithi Kumalo (Paul Simon)
Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian)
Adam Kury (Candlebox, Legs Diamond, The Kings Royal)
Alexander Kutikov (Mashina Vremeni) 

 

       
       L

Abraham Laboriel
Scott LaFaro (Bill Evans Trio)
Bireli Lagrene
Rick Laird
Greg Lake (King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Joe Lally (Fugazi, Ataxia)
Adrian Lambert (Biomechanical, DragonForce, Intense)
Alan Lancaster (Status Quo, Lancaster's Bombers)
Dirk Lance (Incubus)
Tim Landers (Steve Smith, Vital Information)
Ronnie Lane (The Small Faces, Faces) 
Jim Lanigan (1902–1983)
Steve Lang (April Wine, Mashmakhan)
Chad Larson (The Aquabats)
Dave LaRue (Dixie Dregs, Steve Morse Band)
Bill Laswell (PiL 1986)
Chris Laurence
Blackie Lawless (W.A.S.P., New York Dolls)
Brian Lawrence
Jack Lawrence (The Greenhornes, Blanche, The Raconteurs The Dead Weather)
Steve Lawson
Jimmy Lea (Slade)
Frédéric Leclercq (DragonForce)
Brett Lee (Six & Out)
Geddy Lee (Rush)
Sara Lee (The B-52's, Gang of Four, Indigo Girls)
Will Lee (The CBS Orchestra)
Bill Leen (Gin Blossoms)
Russell Leetch (Editors)
Jennifer Jane Leitham
Kelly LeMieux (Goldfinger)
Paz Lenchantin (A Perfect Circle, Zwan)
Julian Lennon
Martyn LeNoble (Thelonious Monster, Porno for Pyros, The Cult)
Jay Leonhart
Matthew Leone (Madina Lake)
Michael Lepond (Symphony X)
Jack Lesberg
Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead)
Stefan Lessard (Dave Matthews Band)
John Levén (Europe, Brazen Abbot)
Tony Levin (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel, Liquid Tension Experiment)
David Levy (Rory Gallagher)
Daniel Vee Lewis (World Entertainment War)
Graham Lewis (Wire)
Herbie Lewis
Jenny Lewis
Mike Lewis (Lostprophets)
Steve "The Gangsta Rabbi" Lieberman
Jon Liebman
Dan Lilker (Anthrax, Stormtroopers of Death, Nuclear Assault)
Li’nard
Wilbur Little
Brian Locking (The Shadows, Marty Wilde)
John Lodge (The Moody Blues)
Joe Loeffler (Chevelle)
Danny Lohner (Nine Inch Nails)
Tony Lombardo (Descendents)
James Lomenzo (Megadeth, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society)
Peter London (Crashdïet)
Joe Long (The Four Seasons)
Alan Longmuir (Bay City Rollers)
Orlando "Cachaito" López 
Nick Lowe (Brinsley Schwarz, Rockpile)
Conrad Lozano (Los Lobos)
Al Lucas 
Mark 'Snake' Luckhurst (Thunder)
Matt Lukin (The Melvins, Mudhoney)
Curtis Lundy 
Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy)
Lyn-Z (Mindless Self Indulgence)
Ken Lyons (38 Special, The Lemonheads) 
Leo Lyons (Ten Years After, UFO, Hundred Seventy Split)
Marshall Lytle (Bill Haley and the Comets)

       M

Graham Maby (Joe Jackson, They Might Be Giants, Natalie Merchant) 
Bill MacCormick (Matching Mole)
James MacDonough (Iced Earth, Megadeth)
Ian MacKaye (Teen Idles)
Steve Mackey (Pulp)
Lawrie MacMillan (Stiltskin, Ray Wilson)
Mickey Madden (Maroon 5)
Matt Maginn (Cursive)
Leslie Mah
Tony Maimone (Pere Ubu, They Might Be Giants)
Dan Maines (Clutch)
Natalie Maines
Pia Maiocco
Tex Makins (Georgie Fame)
Sean Malone (Cynic, Gordian Knot)
Olivier Manchion (Ulan Bator, Permanent Fatal Error)
Roger Manganelli (Less Than Jake)
Aimee Mann (Til Tuesday)
Michael Manning
Michael Manring
Luís Mariutti (Shaaman, Angra)
Brian Marshall (Creed, Alter Bridge)
Jeremy Marshall (Cold)
Wendell Marshall
Ryan Martinie (Mudvayne)
Nick Massi (The Four Seasons)
Ron Mathewson
Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols)
Jeff Matz (High on Fire)
Joe B. Mauldin (The Crickets)
Chris Maurer (Suburban Legends)
John Maurer (Social Distortion) 
Mario Mavrin (Georgie Fame)
Ricky Maymi (The Brian Jonestown Massacre)
Antonella Mazza
Gerry McAvoy (Rory Gallagher, Nine Below Zero)
Cecil McBee
Christian McBride
Zia McCabe
Paul McCartney (The Beatles, Wings)
Jason McCaslin (Sum 41)
Mark McClelland (Snow Patrol)
Ron McClure
Andy McCluskey (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark)
Drew McConnell (Babyshambles)
Tim McCord (Evanescence)
Danny McCormack (The Wildhearts, The Yo-Yos)
Jeremy McCoy
Chris McCusker
Hugh McDonald (Bon Jovi)
Ron McGovney (Metallica)
Paul 'Guigsy' McGuigan (Oasis)
Molly McGuire
Tom McGuinness (Manfred Mann, McGuinness Flint)
Duff McKagan (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Loaded, Neurotic Outsiders, Fastbacks)
Allen McKenzie (FireHouse)
Al McKibbon
Ali McMordie (Stiff Little Fingers)
Dugan McNeill (Chameleon) 
John McVie (Fleetwood Mac)
(The Eagles, Poco)
Randy Meisner
Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Beck)
Nate Mendel (Sunny Day Real Estate, Foo Fighters)
Martin Mendez (Opeth)
Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake)
Mark Mendoza (Twisted Sister)
Buwi Meneses (Parokya ni Edgar)
Chucho Merchán
Dave Meros (Spock's Beard)
Robbie Merrill (Godsmack)
Jymie Merritt
Pierre Michelot
Johnny Lee Middleton (Savatage)
Harry Miller
Marcus Miller (Miles Davis, David Sanborn)
Thomas Miller
Mike Mills (R.E.M.)
Charles Mingus
Roger Miret (Agnostic Front, Madball)
Red Mitchell
Whitey Mitchell
Naoshi Mizuta (The Star Onions)
Gordon Moakes (Bloc Party)
Ole Moe (Immortal, Aura Noir)
Charnett Moffett
A.J. Mogis (Criteria)
Billy Mohler (Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, The Calling)
John Mole (Colosseum II, Gary Moore)
Joe Mondragon
Nikki Monninger
John Monte (M.O.D., Mind Funk, Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Human Waste Project)
Monk Montgomery
Craig Montoya (Everclear)
Alex Moore
Glen Moore
Michael Moore
R. Stevie Moore
Tom Morello (Street Sweeper Social Club)
Danny Morris
Patricia Morrison (Sisters of Mercy, The Gun Club, The Damned)
George Morrow
Rockette Morton (Captain Beefheart, Mallard, Mark Boston)
Keith Moseley (The String Cheese Incident)
Peter Mosely (Inspection 12, Yellowcard)
Robin Moulder (TCR, Jack Off Jill)
Colin Moulding (XTC)
Gary Mounfield (The Stone Roses, Primal Scream)
John Moyer (Disturbed)
George Mraz (Joe Lovano)
Robin Mullarkey (Natalie Williams)
John Munson (Semisonic)
Derrick Murdock (The Tonight Show with Jay Leno)
Chris Murphy (Sloan)
Dee Murray (Elton John)
George Murray (David Bowie)
Neil Murray (Michael Schenker, Whitesnake)
John Myung

        

Samer el Nahhal
Michie Nakatani
Johnette Napolitano
Yoshihiro Naruse
Meshell Ndegeocello
Buell Neidlinger
Kim Nekroman
Billy Bass Nelson
Gabe Nelson
Mike Nesmith
Jason Newsted
Murdoc Niccals
Rob "Blasko" Nicholson
Ben Nicholls (Seth Lakeman)
Kelly Nickels
Johan Niemann
Prescott Niles
Greg Norton
Matt Noveskey
Krist Novoselic (Nirvana)
Jonathan Noyce
Wayne Nunes (Billy Ocean)

       O

Berry Oakley
Marty O'Brien
Brian "Big Hands" O'Conner
Shavo Odadjian 
Brian Odgers  (Georgie Fame)
Bernard Odum
Tetsuya Ogawa
Patrick O'Hearn
Mike Oldfield 
Nick Oliveri 
Stefan Olsdal
Peter Olsson
Nick O'Malley
Jerry Only
Alana "Duchess Of Funk" Orchid
John Ore
Cait O'Riordan
Jackie Orszaczky 
Benjamin Orr
Wanda Ortiz
Joe Osborne
Franc O'Shea
Mat Osman
Scott Owen 

       P

Mikko Paananen (HIM)
Sascha Paeth (Luca Turilli's Dreamquest)
Richard Page (Mr. Mister)
Walter Page (1900–1957)
Pino Palladino (John Mayer Trio, The Who)
Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield)
Dave "Yorkie" Palmer (Space)
Chuck Panozzo (Styx)
Horace Panter (The Specials, General Public)
Felix Pappalardi (Mountain)
Truck Parham (1911–2002)
William Parker
Dave Parsons (Bush, The Partisans, Transvision Vamp)
Drew Parsons (American Hi-Fi)
Jaco Pastorius (Weather Report)
Johnny Pate
John Patitucci (Chick Corea)
David Paton (Pilot, The Alan Parsons Project)
Roger Patterson (Atheist)
Alcide Pavageau
Joe Payne (Divine Heresy)
Gary Peacock
Jeff Pearce (Moist, David Usher)
Justin Pearson
(The Locust, Some Girls, Head Wound City)
Bojan Pečar (EKV)
Mark Peddle (Drenaline)
Aladár Pege
Dave Pegg (Fairport Convention, Jethro Tull)
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (1946–2005)
Share Pedersen (Vixen)
Wendy Penney (Bermuda Triangle Band)
Jesse Peretz (The Lemonheads)
Gene Perla
Tom Petersson (Cheap Trick)
Oscar Pettiford
Tom Petty (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Mudcrutch, The Traveling Wilburys)
Mauro Pezzente (Godspeed You! Black Emperor)
Kristen Pfaff (Janitor Joe, Hole, Palm)
Barre Phillips
Britta Phillips
Ricky Phillips
Pig Benis (Mushroomhead) 
Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Foreigner)
Jeff Pinkus (Butthole Surfers)
Doug Pinnick (King's X)
Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. (Sepultura)
Brian Pittman (Relient K, Inhale Exhale)
Martin Pizzarelli
Lonnie Plaxico
Terry Plumeri
P-Nut
Pekka Pohjola (Wigwam)
Ray Pohlman
Tessa Pollitt
Ginger Pooley
Catherine Popper
Robert "Pops" Popwell
Mike Porcaro (Toto)
Lauri Porra (Stratovarius)
George Porter Jr.
Tiran Porter (The Doobie Brothers)
Frankie Poullain (The Darkness)
Millard Powers (Majosha, Counting Crows)
Dougie Poynter (McFly)
Bondan Prakoso
Guy Pratt (Pink Floyd, David Gilmour, Roxy Music)
Pino Presti (Mina, Wilson Pickett, Shirley Bassey, Gerry Mulligan, Astor Piazzolla)
Francis "Rocco" Prestia (Tower of Power)
Joe Preston (Sunn O))), Thrones, High on Fire, The Melvins)
Steve Price
Steve Priest (Sweet)
Prince
Joe Principe (Rise Against)
Jodi Proznick 
Joe Puerta (Ambrosia, Bruce Hornsby and the Range)
Dave "Herr Pubis" Pybus (Cradle of Filth, Anathema)
Howie Pyro (D Generation, Danzig) 

       Q

Peter Quaife (The Kinks)
Suzi Quatro
Nate Query (The Decemberists)
Jesse Quin (Keane)
Mick Quinn (Supergrass)


       R

Carl Radle (Eric Clapton)
Will Rahmer (Mortician)
Missy Raines
Chuck Rainey
Gene Ramey (1913–1984)
C.J. Ramone (The Ramones)
Dee Dee Ramone (The Ramones)
Jimmie Randall (Jo Jo Gunne)
Paul Raven (Killing Joke, Prong, Ministry)
Brian Ray (Paul McCartney)
Gary Raynor
Dave Read (Fantasy)
Noel Redding (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
Zoran Redžić (Bijelo dugme)
Scott Reeder (Kyuss, Unida)
Keanu Reeves (Dogstar)
Tony Reeves (Colosseum, Greenslade)
Rufus Reid
Marius Reksjø
Jonas Renkse (Bloodbath)
Eric Revis
Deon Rexroat (Anberlin)
Sage Reynolds
Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails)
Tim Rice-Oxley (Keane)
John Rich
Jim Richardson (If)
Greg Ridley (Humble Pie, Spooky Tooth)
Georg Riedel
Oliver Riedel (Rammstein)
Brian Ritchie (Violent Femmes)
Sam Rivers (Limp Bizkit)
Simon Rix (Kaiser Chiefs)
Dan Roberts (Crash Test Dummies)
Regina Zernay Roberts
Lee Rocker (Stray Cats)
Johnny Rod (W.A.S.P., King Kobra)
Steve Rodby (Pat Metheny)
Jim Rodford (Argent, The Kinks)
Omar Rodríguez-López (DeFacto)
Kira Roessler (Black Flag)
Kenny Rogers (The First Edition)
Marc Rogers (Philosopher Kings)
Carmine Rojas
Gabe Rosales
Leaton Rose (The Hot Lies, I Killed the Prom Queen)
Magnus Rosén (HammerFall)
Lars Rosenberg (Carbonized, Entombed, Serpent)
Chris Ross (Wolfmother)
John Rostill (The Shadows)
Andy Rourke (The Smiths)
Demis Roussos (Aphrodite's Child)
Divinity Roxx
Robb Royer (Bread)
Howard Rumsey 
Daryl Runswick 
Curly Russell 
Mike Rutherford (Genesis)
Kevin Rutmanis (The Cows, The Melvins, Tomahawk) 

       S

Igor Saavedra
Eddie Safranski
Jeanne Sagan (The Acacia Strain, All That Remains)
Tetsuo Sakurai (Casiopea)
Tobias Sammet (Edguy, Avantasia)
Ian Samwell (The Drifters)
Paul Samwell-Smith (The Yardbirds)
Ole Marius Sandberg
Troy Sanders (Mastodon (band))
Mark Sandman (Morphine)
Max Santos (Aventura)
Gabe Saporta (Midtown)
Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne, Manic Eden, Dio)
Louis Satterfield
John Baker Saunders (Mad Season)
Brad Savage (Band from TV)
Rick Savage (Def Leppard)
Taiji Sawada (X Japan)
Patrick Scales (Klaus Doldinger, Pee Wee Ellis, Chuck Loeb)
Tony Scalzo (Fastball)
Reggie Scanlan (The Radiators)
Mel Schacher (Grand Funk Railroad)
Jason Scheff (Chicago)
Jerry Scheff (Elvis Presley)
Tony Scherr
Richard Scheufler
Don Schiff
Dirk Schlächter (Gamma Ray)
Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, Ivy, Tinted Windows)
Dan Schmid (Cherry Poppin' Daddies, The Visible Men, Black Francis)
Timothy B. Schmit (Eagles, Poco)
Dave Schools (Widespread Panic)
Ray Schulman (Gentle Giant)
Jaye R. Schwarzer (Cancer Bats)
Derf Scratch (Fear)
Lynn Seaton
Clarence Seay
Karl E. H. Seigfried
Shiori Sekine
Thomas Seltzer (Turbonegro)
Henkka Seppälä (Children of Bodom)
Steve Severin (Siouxsie and the Banshees)
Carlo Von Sexron (Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal, Mondo Generator, Desert Sessions)
Nick Seymour (Crowded House)
Tommy Shannon (Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winter, Storyville)
Matt Sharp (Weezer, The Rentals)
Avery Sharpe
Kim Shattuck
Arvell Shaw (1923–2002)
Snowy Shaw (Dimmu Borgir)
Billy Sheehan (Niacin, Mr. Big, Steve Vai, Talas, David Lee Roth)
Burke Shelley (Budgie)
Ben Shepherd (Soundgarden)
"Sweet" Charles Sherrell
Andrew Shives (Fear Factory)
Natasha Shneider (Eleven)
Dave Shogren
Shingai Shoniwa
Scott Shriner (Weezer)
Ray Shulman (Gentle Giant)
Michael Shuman (Queens of the Stone Age)
Azharlevi Sianturi (Kekal)
Todd Sickafoose
Alan Silva
Gene Simmons (Kiss)
John Simmons
Paul Simonon (The Clash, Havana 3am, The Good, the Bad and the Queen)
Andy Simpkins
Richard Sinclair (Caravan)
Ryan Sinn (Angels & Airwaves)
Ken Sinnaeve (Streetheart, Tom Cochrane, Red Rider, Loverboy)
Melanie Sisneros
Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe, Brides of Destruction, Sixx:A.M.)
Len Skeat
Muzz Skillings (Living Colour)
Leland Bruce "Lee" Sklar (James Taylor, Phil Collins)
Tim Sköld (Marilyn Manson, KMFDM)
Captain Sky
Spike Slawson (Swingin' Utters)
Robert Sledge (Ben Folds Five)
Grace Slick
Phil Small (Cold Chisel)
Derek Smalls (Spinal Tap)
Curt Smith (Tears for Fears)
Debbie Smith
Fred Smith (Blondie, Television)
Rhonda Smith (Prince)
Teddy Smith (1932–1979)
Zach Smith (Pinback)
Bryce Soderberg (Lifehouse) 
Clark Sommers
Lynn Sorensen
Scott Sorry (Brides of Destruction, The Wildhearts)
Ville Sorvali (Moonsorrow)
Esperanza Spalding
Phil Spalding (Toyah, GTR, Mike Oldfield)
Joey Spampinato (NRBQ)
Barry Sparks (Dokken)
Donita Sparks
Mark Spicoluk (Avril Lavigne)
Malka Spigel
John Spiker (Filter)
Victor Sproles
Chris Squire (Yes)
Adam Stanger (Comes with the Fall)
Neal Starkey
Mike Starr (Alice in Chains)
David Steele (The Beat, Fine Young Cannibals)
Jeffrey Steele (Boy Howdy)
Michael Steele (The Bangles)
Micki Steele
Peter Steele (Carnivore, Type O Negative)
Sebastian Steinberg (Soul Coughing)
Kai Stephens (Hard Fi)
Tony Stevens (Foghat, Savoy Brown)
Brad Stewart (Fuel)
Dale Stewart (Seether)
Leroy "Slam" Stewart (1914–1987)
Sting (The Police)
Jim Stinnett
Tommy Stinson (The Replacements, Guns N' Roses)
Laurie Stirratt
Mark Stoermer (The Killers)
Gary Stonadge (Big Audio Dynamite)
Ben Street
Björn Strid (Terror 2000)
Jesper Strömblad (Dimension Zero)
Byron Stroud (Fear Factory, Strapping Young Lad, Zimmers Hole)
Dana Strum (Slaughter, Vinnie Vincent Invasion)
Hamish Stuart (Average White Band, Paul McCartney)
Neil Stubenhaus (Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones)
Ted Sturgis
Ike Sturm
Alex Suarez Cobra Starship, This is Ivy League)
Alec John Such (Bon Jovi)
Kasim Sulton (Utopia, Meat Loaf, Joan Jett, The New Cars)
Stuart Sutcliffe (The Beatles)
Magnus Sveningsson (The Cardigans)
Steve Swallow
Nikita "Keetz" Swann
Dan Swanö (Pan.Thy.Monium)
Leon Sylvers III (Sylvers, Dynasty)
Jack Syperek (The Trews) 
Synthetique


       T

Jamaaladeen Tacuma
Robby Takac (The Goo Goo Dolls) 
Billy Talbot (Crazy Horse)
Garry Tallent (The E Street Band)
Janis Tanaka (L7)
Carl Frederick Tandberg
Pepsi Tate (Tigertailz)
Ares Tavolazzi
Andy Taylor
Billy Taylor (1906–1986)
John Taylor
Kurtis Teel
Kavyen Temperley (Eskimo Joe) 
Robert Tench (Gass)
Jay Terrien
Henri Texier
Gary Thain (Keef Hartley, Uriah Heep)
Jeroen Paul Thesseling (Obscura, Pestilence)
Bruce Thomas (The Attractions)
Paul Thomas (Good Charlotte)
Danny Thompson (Pentangle, Richard Thompson)
Don Thompson
Dougie Thomson (Supertramp)
Phil Thornalley (The Cure, Johnny Hates Jazz)
Scott Thunes (Frank Zappa, The Waterboys, Andy Prieboy, Fear, Steve Vai)
Gary Tibbs (Roxy Music, Adam and the Ants, Hazel O'Connor)
Wayman Tisdale (1964–2009)
Jan Erik Tiwaz (Borknagar)
Ken Tizzard (The Watchmen)
Michael Todd (Coheed and Cambria)
Brian Torff 
Peter Tork (The Monkees)
Toshiya (Dir En Grey)
Rachel Trachtenburg 
Abby Travis
Sisely Treasure (Shiny Toy Guns)
Iracema Trevisan (Cansei de Ser Sexy)
Pete Trewavas (Marillion)
Derrick Tribbett (Dope)
Robert Trujillo (Infectious Grooves, Suicidal Tendencies, Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica)
S.J. Tucker
Fred Turner (Bachman–Turner Overdrive)
Martin Turner (Wishbone Ash) 
Frank Tusa


       U

Takeshi Ueda (The Mad Capsule Markets)
Futoshi Uehara (Maximum the Hormone)
Steve Underwood (Shakatak) 
Phil Upchurch 
Chad Urmston (Dispatch)

       V

Kathy Valentine (The Go-Go's)
Ross Valory (Journey, Steve Miller Band)
Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen, Sammy Hagar)
Wolfgang Van Halen (Van Halen)
Larry Van Kriedt (AC/DC)
Sami Vänskä (Nightwish)
Steve Vantsis (Fish)
Ken Vasoli (The Starting Line)
Hein van de Geyn 
Jeroen van Veen (Within Temptation)
Sergio Vega (Deftones)
Morten Veland (Sirenia)
Joseph Veloz (Joanne Shaw Taylor)
D.D. Verni (Overkill)
Sid Vicious (Sex Pistols)
Varg "Count Grishnackh" Vikernes (Burzum, Mayhem)
Rico Villasenor (downset.)
David Vincent (Morbid Angel)
Mads Vinding 
Leroy Vinnegar 
Miroslav Vitous 
Anthony Vitti
Roy Vogt
Louis Vola 
Phil Volk (Paul Revere and the Raiders)
Eerie Von (Samhain, Danzig)
Klaus Voormann (Manfred Mann, Plastic Ono Band)
ICS Vortex (Dimmu Borgir) 
Ivana "Ivy" Vujic 


       W

Matt Wachter (30 Seconds to Mars, Angels and Airwaves)
Andreas Wallan Wahl (Therion, Serpent) 
Dennis Walker
Greg T. Walker (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackfoot)
Jeffrey Walker (Carcass)
Jon Walker (Panic! at the Disco, The Young Veins)
Scott Walker (The Walker Brothers)
Joe Walsh (Eagles)
Dennis Ward (Pink Cream 69)
Tim Ward (The Fall of Troy)
Wilbur Ware
John Warne (Relient K, Guerilla Rodeo) 
Kim Warnick
Andy Warren (The Monochrome Set)
Butch Warren
Jared Warren (Karp, Big Business, The Melvins)
Freddie Washington
Rob Wasserman
Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)
Doug Watkins
Mike Watt (The Minutemen, Firehose, The Stooges)
Norman Watt-Roy (The Blockheads, Wilko Johnson)
Nathan Watts (Stevie Wonder)
Peter Watts (Mott the Hoople)
Lindsey "Lyn-Z" Way
Hank Wayland
Russell Webb (PiL 1992)
Eberhard Weber
Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse)
Dallon Weekes (Panic! at the Disco, The Brobecks)
Willie Weeks (Stevie Wonder, George Harrison, Eric Clapton)
Danny Weinkauf (They Might Be Giants)
Andrew Weiss (Ween, Gone, Rollins Band, Regressive Aid)
Mikey Welsh (Weezer)
Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy)
Uwe Wessel (Gamma Ray)
Andy West
Bob Weston (Shellac)
John Wetton (Asia, King Crimson)
Tina Weymouth (Talking Heads)
Chris White (The Zombies)
Jeordie White (Marilyn Manson, A Perfect Circle, Nine Inch Nails)
Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Josephine Wiggs
Nick Wiggins (Aiden)
Kathi Wilcox
Tal Wilkenfeld (Jeff Beck)
Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Buster Williams
Cliff Williams (AC/DC)
Hank Williams III (Superjoint Ritual)
Leo Williams (Big Audio Dynamite, Dreadzone, Carbon/Silicon)
Trevor Williams (Audience, Jonathan Kelly's Outside)
Gary Willis (Tribal Tech)
Matt Willis (Busted)
Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys)
Eric Wilson (Sublime, Long Beach Dub Allstars)
Liam Wilson (The Dillinger Escape Plan)
Mark Wilson (Jet)
Paul Wilson (Snow Patrol)
Quinn Wilson
Doug Wimbish (Sugarhill Gang, Living Colour, Tackhead, Mick Jagger, Joe Satriani)
Kip Winger (Alice Cooper, Winger)
Muff Winwood (Spencer Davis Group)
Steve Winwood (Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Go, Blind Faith)
Nicky Wire (Manic Street Preachers)
Jason Wisdom (Becoming the Archetype) 
Jah Wobble (PiL 1978-1980)
Tom "T-Bone" Wolk (Hall & Oates, Billy Joel, Carly Simon)
Chris Wolstenholme (Muse)
Stevie Wonder
Matt Wong (Reel Big Fish)
Steve Wong (Beyond)
Chris Wood (Medeski, Martin and Wood)
Craig Wood (Avril Lavigne, Gob)
Ron Wood
Stuart John Wood (Bay City Rollers)
Jimmy Woode
Allen Woody (Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule)
Victor Wooten (Bela Fleck and the Flecktones)
Reggie Workman
Tracy Wormworth
D'arcy Wretzky (The Smashing Pumpkins) 
Chuck Wright (Giuffria, Quiet Riot, House of Lords)
Eugene Wright
Gary Wright
Herman Wright
Rob Wright (Nomeansno) 
Tomasz "Orion" Wróblewski (Behemoth)
Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones, Rhythm Kings)


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Sami Yaffa (Hanoi Rocks, New York Dolls, Murphy's Law)
Brian Yale (Matchbox Twenty)
Takahiro Yamada (Asian Kung-Fu Generation)
Hiro Yamamoto (Soundgarden, Truly)
Tetsu Yamauchi (Free, Faces)
Toko Yasuda
Adam Yauch (Beastie Boys)
Doris Yeh
Thom Yorke (Radiohead, Atoms for Peace)
Jasmine You (Versailles)
Dave Young 
Eldee Young 
Jesse Colin Young
Sean Yseult (White Zombie)
Doug Yule (The Velvet Underground)
David Z
Buddy Zabala
Per Zanussi
Frank Zappa
Stuart Zender
Regina Zernay
 

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