Everybodys got a few people who they admire and aspire to be like, so I decided to make a list of my favorite guitarists in detail. And in no particular order...
Portuguese Boy and MJK Shreds, These guys have helped me out alot, and Have given me many tips on playing. Thanks guys.
MAB. He has mad skillz with his amazing two guitar tapping. That Ambidextrous Bastard.
Paul Gilbert. An Amazing string skipper, Great song writer, and Also the human capo idea is freaking brilliant.
Micheal Romeo. Awesome player, And Awe Inspiring Tapping combined with String Skipping.
Malmsteen. Amazing shredder with complex licks that have stumped me on many occasions.
Chris Broderick. This guy I give alot of props to. His Betcha can't play this videos are amazing, with his left and right hand arpeggio tapping. Also, He's got some sweet classical music.
Jari Mäenpää From Ensiferum. I watched some of this guys solos, and he puts alot of feel into even the fastest bits.
Buckethead. One of the weirdest guitarists playing wise (and Outside of playing)This guy does some amazing stuff, almost unreplicatible by anyone else.
Rusty Cooley. This Man has mad sweeps, and has made me seriously rethink the way I sweep, making me do a total technique analysis. Few people have made me do this, and this guy is amazing.
Muhammed Suicmez. Makes amazing Use of Minor and Diminished shapes, Shreds amazingly, and Can compose some awesome riffs. And then throw together a classical touch, and you get a great solo. This man has also made me rethink my technique, mostly around sweep tapping and scale shapes.
If you haven't heard of any one of these guys, Get off of this site, goto youtube, Find a video of them, and Watch it. Then come back, and look at some tabs.
Now If you excuse me, I need to practice some sweeps...