ISTP Musicians

Introvert Sensor Thinker Perceiver

ISTP Musician - Haley WilliamsISTPs are of the Sensor-Perceiver or Artisan temperament so there’s usually going to be a strong physical element to their music and performance.

ISTPs are no-nonsense, practical and often sensation-seeking.

They’re very logical and tend to look at the world with an objective lens.

They can create music that ranges from simple and blunt to complex and physically demanding.

Many of the best world’s best athletes are ISTPs and the ISTP musicians who develop their skills can have uncanny physical and mental abilities that include memorizing parts, improvisation and technical performance.

Personality-wise they can range from quiet and polite, such as Alex Skolnick or Timothy B. Schmit to bold and aggressive like Liam Gallagher and Johnny Rotten.

For more on ISTPs, check out the online course, Myers-Briggs for Musicians.

Famous ISTP Musicians

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  • Orianthi
  • Michael Angelo Batio
  • Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead)
  • Madonna
  • Alex Skolnick (Testament)
  • Kerry King (Slayer)
  • Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
  • Mick Mars (Motley Crue)
  • Chuck Berry
  • John Mellencamp
  • Liam Howlett (The Prodigy)
  • Sid Vicious (Sex Pistols)
  • David Ellefson (Megadeth)
  • Vinnie Paul (Pantera)
  • Rhonda Smith
  • Angus Young (AC/DC)
  • John Bon Jovi
  • Ginger Baker (Cream)
  • Chris Broderick (Megadeth)
  • Eazy-E (NWA)
  • Glenn Danzig (Danzig / Samhain / Misfits)
  • Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed)
  • Michael Anthony (Van Halen)
  • Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society / Ozzy Osbourne)
  • Geddy Lee (Rush)
  • Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones)
  • Andy Summers (The Police)
  • Eminem
  • Hayley Williams (Paramore)
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Miles Davis
  • Timothy b. Schmit (The Eagles)
  • Liam Gallagher
  • John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Alex Van Halen


1 Comment


May 4, 2017

ISTP actors do not have the range of more empathetic types they re more often the kind who plays the same character in every movie. ISTP musicians work hard on technical proficiency, to the point where they can accomplish what most others wouldn t even try.


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