Most Underrated Metal Guitarists


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1Dan Donegan - DisturbedDan Donegan is an American musician and guitarist for heavy metal band Disturbed. Donegan began playing guitar as a teenager and eventually formed a band called Vandal, which was an 1980s-style hair band.
2Alexi Laiho - Children of Bodom
3Chuck Schuldiner - DeathCharles Michael "Chuck" Schuldiner was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known as the founder and vocalist, guitarist and bassist of the American heavy metal band Death. He is considered the most influential figure in Death Metal, with some publications referring to Chuck as the "Godfather more.
4Mark Morton - Lamb of God

The most underrated he got kicka** riffs and solos he is very good as lead guitarist

5Dave Murray - Iron MaidenDavid Michael Murray is an English guitarist and songwriter best known as one of the earliest members of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

Dave Murray is better than any guitarist above him, with John Petrucci being the exception. By the way, Dan Donegan is severely overrated. Anyone who thinks that his tired and overused riffs are worth listening to should have their head checked.

Everyone knows Iron Maiden.Most of them know about bruce dickinson and steve harris but only few know how great is this man. What he has done for the band.He's the reason for creating metal riffs and solos. - zxm

6Michael Paget - Bullet for My Valentine
7Mick Thomson - SlipknotMickael Gordon "Mick" Thomson is an American heavy metal musician. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he is best known as one of two guitarists in Slipknot, in which he is designated #7.
8John Petrucci - Dream TheaterJohn Peter Petrucci is an American guitarist, composer and producer. He is best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.
9Andy LaRocque - King Diamond
10Sammy Duet - Goatwhore, Acid Bath

The Contenders

11Matt Harvey - Exhumed
12Phil Demmel - Machine Head
13Hank Shermann - Mercyful Fate
14Bob Vigna - Immolation
15Dimebag Darrell - PanteraDarrell Lance Abbott, also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American guitarist and songwriter best known as a founding member of two bands, Pantera and Damageplan, alongside his brother, Vinnie Paul. Abbott died in 2004 after he was shot by a mentally unstable fan.
16Luc Lemay - Gorguts
17John Christ - Danzig, Samhain
18Scott Hull - Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed
19Dino Cazares - Fear Factory, Divine Heresy, Asesino
20Justin Broadrick - Godflesh, Jesu
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Mark Morton - Lamb of God
2. Mick Thomson - Slipknot
3. Dan Donegan - Disturbed
1. Dave Murray - Iron Maiden
2. Andy LaRocque - King Diamond
3. John Christ - Danzig, Samhain
1. Alexi Laiho - Children of Bodom
2. Dan Donegan - Disturbed
3. Michael Paget - Bullet for My Valentine

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