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In this short guitar lesson video, Nate will share his top 5 favorite guitar players. This is by no means a ranking of these players' skill but is just a list of Nate's biggest guitar influences. Take some time to check out some of these players if you haven't heard of them before. Finding new artists is a great way to find a little inspiration to pick up your guitar and learn new things!

#5 Paul Gilbert

#4 John Petrucci

#3 Greg Howe

#2 Eric Johnson

#1 Brett Garsed

And this list wouldn't be complete without some honorable mentions. So here are some more guitarists that you should check out.

Shawn Lane

Tony Palacios

Joe Stump

Stevie Tay Vaughan

Joe Satriani

Guthrie Govan

One of the best ways to get motivated to pick up your guitar is to explore some new music. If you haven't heard of any of these players, you should dive into some of their music and see if it gives you some inspiration.