Most Underrated Metal Guitarists
The Top Ten
1 Dan Donegan - Disturbed
Dan 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.
2 Alexi Laiho - Children of Bodom
3 Chuck Schuldiner - Death
Charles 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 ...read more.
4 Mark Morton - Lamb of God
The most underrated he got kicka** riffs and solos he is very good as lead guitarist
5 Dave Murray - Iron Maiden
David 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
6 Michael Paget - Bullet for My Valentine
Michael "Padge" Paget (Born September 12th 1978) is a Welsh musician, known for being the lead guitarist and a backing vocalist for the Heavy Metal/Metalcore band Bullet for My Valentine.
7 Mick Thomson - Slipknot
Mickael 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.
8 John Petrucci - Dream Theater
John Peter Petrucci is an American guitarist, composer and producer. He is best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.
9 Andy LaRocque - King Diamond
10 Sammy Duet - Goatwhore, Acid Bath
11 Matt Harvey - Exhumed
12 Phil Demmel - Machine Head
13 Hank Shermann - Mercyful Fate
14 Bob Vigna - Immolation
15 Dimebag Darrell - Pantera
Darrell 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.
16 Luc Lemay - Gorguts
17 John Christ - Danzig, Samhain
18 Scott Hull - Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed
19 Dino Cazares - Fear Factory, Divine Heresy, Asesino
20 Justin Broadrick - Godflesh, Jesu
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