Alter Bridge's Myles Kennedy: 10 guitarists who shaped my sound

Myles Kennedy performs onstage with Alter Bridge at the O2 Arena in London on December 12, 2022
(Image credit: Chiaki Nozu/WireImage)

Myles Kennedy's impressive vocal heroics are only matched by his far-ranging guitar licks.

Kennedy's six-string exploits with Alter Bridge, Slash's solo band – The Conspirators – and in his own solo work are deeply rooted in rock. But there's more than meets the ear. 

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Andrew Daly

Andrew Daly is an iced-coffee-addicted, oddball Telecaster-playing, alfredo pasta-loving journalist from Long Island, NY, who, in addition to being a contributing writer for Guitar World, scribes for Rock Candy, Bass Player, Total Guitar, and Classic Rock History. Andrew has interviewed favorites like Ace Frehley, Johnny Marr, Vito Bratta, Bruce Kulick, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Rich Robinson, and Paul Stanley, while his all-time favorite (rhythm player), Keith Richards, continues to elude him.