George Lynch (born September 28, 1954) is an American hard rock guitarist and songwriter. Lynch is best known for his work with heavy metal band Dokken and his band Lynch Mob. Lynch is considered to be one of the most influential and famous 80's metal guitarists. He is known for his unique playing style and sound. He is ranked #47 in "100 greatest guitarists of all time" by Guitar World magazine also ranked #10 in "Top 10 Metal Guitarists of All Time" by Gibson.