Best Metal Guitarists
The Contenders: Page 7
Fast Eddie Clark deserves to be with his contemporaries like Adrian Smith, Glenn Tipton, and Tony Iommi. He was a key figure in combining heavy metal with punk rock and incredibly underrated.
Extremely underrated, motorhead was not the same without him
By far one of the most skilled metal players. Songwriting and instrument playing is the most stunning thing you will hear from this guy. Definitely surpassed his heroes without a doubt. Rock on Jari!
Should be in the top ten, just listen to wintersun
Mastermind! Just listen WintersunV 2 Comments
should definitely be in or at least near the to 10V 1 Comment
He should be in top 1! You should see the way he played, from: play on the TOP of the neck, play with his tongue, the speed, the effects, and else. Although he was self-thought, but he's very talented. You can hear his solo in "Through The Fire And The Flames" song m/
DragonForce is such an underrated band! Listen to songs like through the fire and flames and operation ground and pound and listen the the dueling guitar solos in those songs. I recommend listening this this dude and his band to all you guys
I love the speed, skill, and the effects of course. Just listen to Dragon Force's song: "Heroes Of Our Time" and "Through The Fire And The Flames"
Top 1 especially with epic solos and effects like intro to through the fire and the flamesV 20 Comments
Mike Davis is a freaking virtually unknown legend. You have guys like Kirk Hammet going, "ooh, listen to my wah! Aren't I so great? " when you have guys like Mike Davis that whoops the crap outta him but isn't even considered a legend simply becuase he's a death metal guitarist. FOR SHAME!
Mike Davis never got the exposure or respect he deserved, just listen to 'The Key' or even 'Thresholds' for example for sick/creative and unpredictable shredding skills
Played with king diamond and merciful fate, had astonishing lead guitar skills combined with Andy Laroque's. He totally deserves to be much higher. But of course, this list goes by "popularity" not skill.
Some of the all time best riffs ever were written by this man! Plus, the 8-string work on his newest album are fantastic! - sorteal
This list is awful. Do Avenged Sevenfold fans listen to anything other than Avenged Sevenfold?
Amazing solos and style till chaos A. D
Couldn't agree more. He was remiscent of Hammet at his best.
Come on people this guy plays some serious riffs. He doesn't fool around when a guitar is in his hands. And with Accept being an influence on thrash metal none of the thrash guitarists on this list wouldn't have even picked up a guitar and played their styleV 1 Comment
This guy should be way higher! He legit invented Viking metal and had a HUGE influnence on Black metal to the point some say he invented it! His riffs are amazing!
I am suprised that he wasnt on the list
maybe folk/heavy metal but very goods guitarist
The best. Period. Soulful, melodic, and so much more. Love his writing style as well.
Look at his speed! He plays crazy, brutal, metal as fast like the speed train. He has many interesting things, like humor, his performance on the stage, and many else. M/
He is the innovative and shredding and headbanging and creative guitarist EVER! He may not have the most skill but he has the best sound and style. I just hope he knows Jesus Christ, because I wanna see him in heaven playing with the angels.V 1 Comment
What! He and Stephen Carpenter make one of the best alternative metal guitar duos ever! The best Deftones songs to hear Chino play are Change, Hole In The Earth, and Digital Bath. He deserves to be recognized for his guitar playing, even though he has very beautiful vocals.
A big fan of Kreator, a big fan of Mille Petrozza, and as a rhythm guitarist and vocalist he is great. But the big improvement came with the classically trained lead guitarist on Hordes of Chaos and Phantom Antichrist.V 1 Comment
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