The Most Intense Guitar "O-Faces" In Rock History

Ace Frehley

Adrian Smith

Alex Lifeson

Angus Young

Benji Madden

Bobby Dall

Bruce Springsteen

Carlos Santana

C. C. Deville

Dave Keuning

Ritchie Blachmore

Dickey Betts

Doug Aldrich

Jimi Hendrix

Jimmy Page

Joe Walsh

John Frusciante

John Mayer

John Rzeznik

Neal Schon

Paul Gilbert


Richie Sambora

Roger Waters

Saul Hudson

Playing guitar can be ecstasy for some people. Just check the expressions on Prince, Slash, John Mayer, Jimmy Page and other rockers as they get down with their axes! If that's not the face of pure joy, we don't know what is.

There's something about shredding that makes you squint, try to eat your own lips, or just generally make one hell of an o-face. We here at VH1 have our top scientists working around the clock to figure out exactly why this is so. But for now, check out some of the most intense guitar-playing faces in rock. Feel the joy, man!

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