Greg Ginn

Greg Ginn

Unquestionably, the most influential guitarist to emerge from the late-'70s/early-'80s U.S. hardcore/punk movement was Black Flag's Greg Ginn. Never afraid to incorporate other musical styles into this playing (namely jazz fusion and Black Sabbath-y heavy metal) as well as squealing feedback from his amplifier, Ginn's playing also served as a major ingredient to the Black Flag sound as he was the only original member to remain in the group from its formation until its demise.

Influenced equally by the Grateful Dead and the Stooges, Ginn formed... more