When you're a famous guitarist, looking cool and looking like your face is about to explode often go hand in hand. If you're not a famous guitarist, what are you waiting for? Get a load of all these pros with their ridiculous guitar faces; they didn't get famous by just playing it cool. Click through to see the 22 funniest guitar playing faces.
Dawes' Taylor Goldsmith is basically daring his buddy Conor Oberst to make folk rock look this intense.
The late Stevie Ray Vaughan did his b...
The late Stevie Ray Vaughan did his best impression of Zorro losing a sword fight at this 1989 concert in New York City.
The secret to Steve Vai's technique? ...
The secret to Steve Vai's technique? Getting possessed by the spirits of great finger tappers from beyond the grave.
This is what it looks like when the r...
This is what it looks like when the rock and emphysema hit Slash at once.
Madison Square Garden Metallica show ...
Madison Square Garden Metallica show or pick-up basketball game? Judging by Rob Trujillo here, we're not quite sure.
Sorry, Richie Sambora. Unless it's 19...
Sorry, Richie Sambora. Unless it's 1967 and you're in the Beatles, that's the face you should be making for wearing that outfit.
Jordan Cook of Reignwolf flashes a gr...
Jordan Cook of Reignwolf flashes a growl to match that leather jacket at Columbus, Ohio's 2014 Rock On The Range.
When you're wearing a stately pink su...
When you're wearing a stately pink suit on Good Morning America like Prince here, you've got to go with a more... subdued guitar face.
Keith Urban goes with a rugged, blue ...
Keith Urban goes with a rugged, blue collar guitar face to go with that broken-in t-shirt and weathered jeans at a 2004 New York City show.
At Pinkpop fest in 2014, John Mayer m...
At Pinkpop fest in 2014, John Mayer makes a face for those moments when your body doesn't feel like a wonderland.
Many of Joe Satriani’s former s...
Many of Joe Satriani’s former students have achieved success as guitarists because of his secret weapon: a face that scares off all potential challengers.
Without words, Jimi Hendrix’s g...
Without words, Jimi Hendrix’s guitar face says, “I’m Jimi Hendrix, and I’m going to make guitar faces whether you like it or not.”
Performing with the Miller Strat Pack...
Performing with the Miller Strat Pack, Gary Moore realizes he should have asked his tailor for the next collar size.
Eric Clapton's face says it all -- he...
Eric Clapton's face says it all -- he just realized he's wearing a white suit after Labor Day.
Este Haim is known for her crazed &ld...
Este Haim is known for her crazed “bass face," but here, guitarist Danielle Haim gives her a run for her money.
Megadeath’s Chris Broderick sta...
Megadeath’s Chris Broderick stares up to the guitar gods above at St. Paul, Minn.’s Myth Nightclub.
Poison's C.C. DeVille looks like he j...
Poison's C.C. DeVille looks like he just got a load of Bret Michaels’ new sequined cowboy hat at this 2012 show in Michigan.
When Rob Thomas sang “You&rsquo...
When Rob Thomas sang “You’re so smooth,” over a Santana guitar riff, he definitely wasn’t singing about Carlos’ guitar face.
Bruce Springsteen at the E Street Ban...
Bruce Springsteen at the E Street Band’s 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Don’t push so hard! They’re going to make it in anyway!
Legend has it that the Rolling Stones...
Legend has it that the Rolling Stones’ Brian Jones may have invented the guitar face on this ABC set in 1964. Or he may have just been messing around.
Lenny Kravitz tries to fight through ...
Lenny Kravitz tries to fight through his dreadlocks so we can all just enjoy his intensely low v-neck tee.
When you’re B.B. King, do you r...
When you’re B.B. King, do you really need to even look at your guitar? Here he performs at New York’s Central Park in 1969.