Who is the best alternative guitarist of 2017?

Alt-rock skirts proudly around the mainstream, and so do the genre's guitarists. These musicians are more than capable of plying your ears with big slabs of riff, but their music goes so much further than that in terms of sonics, attitude, depth and ethos.

From riotous Texan punks and geek rock heroes, to British alt-rock legends, there’s plenty of choice here. But who gets your vote?

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