Guitarist timeline

  • Dennis Danell is born

    Dennis Eric Danell was the founding guitarist for the seminal Southern California punk rock band, Social Distortion. He remained the guitarist for... Read more

  • Mike Ness is born

    Mike Ness is an American guitarist, vocalist, and chief songwriter for the punk rock band Social Distortion, which was formed in 1978. As of Dennis... Read more

  • Brett Gurewitz is born

    Brett W. Gurewitz, nicknamed Mr. Brett, is the guitarist and a songwriter of Bad Religion. He is also the owner of the music label Epitaph Records... Read more

  • Dexter Holland is born

    Bryan Keith "Dexter" Holland (born December 29, 1965 in Garden Grove, California) is the singer and rhythm guitarist for the Californian punk rock... Read more

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan dies in a plane crash at 35

    At around 1:00 a.m. on August 27, 1990, Vaughan was flying by helicopter from East Troy, Wisconsin to Chicago with members of Eric Clapton's tour... Read more