Best Sweep Picker Guitarists


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1Jason Becker

Much Better sweeper than Yngwie Malmsteen. Insane. ! - Loomis7

2Jeff LoomisJeff Loomis is an American musician, best known for his role as lead guitarist in the progressive metal band Nevermore and death metal band Arch Enemy.

Jeff Loomis has TONS of jaw dropping sweep picking licks, from just 2 strings till 7 strings, and he's fast. definitely the best sweeper in the world - Loomis7

3Frank Gambale
4John PetrucciJohn Peter Petrucci is an American guitarist, composer and producer. He is best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.
5Rusty Cooley
6Yngwie MalmsteenYngwie Johan Malmsteen is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter and bandleader who was born on June 30th, 1963, in Stockholm, Sweden. He was known for his neoclassical metal playing style back in the 1980s.
7Joe Stump
8Paul Gilbert

Paul is rarely using sweep picking. but check out his sweep lick on Guitars from Mars DVD. he has the cleanest sweep you'll ever heard. this dude is just ABSOLUTE BEAST.. ! - Loomis7

9Chris BroderickChristopher Alan Broderick is an American musician, best known as the former lead and rhythm guitarist of the American heavy metal band Megadeth.

6 Strings arpeggio with his right hand.. ?! What.. !? - Loomis7

10Tony MacAlpine
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1. Jason Becker
2. Jeff Loomis
3. Frank Gambale



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