Best Modern Metal Guitarists

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41 Jacky Vincent

I think Jacky Vincent is awesome he is the best at sweep picking and economy picking

42 Jason Richardson
43 Robb Flynn Robb Flynn

Robb flynn knows how to do shredding guitar solos and groove metal rhythms. It is so clean!

44 Paul Allender, Cradle of Filth
45 Oli Herbert, All That Remains
46 Andy James

Andy james is the best metal guitar player today in my opinion..

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47 Luke Hoskin, Protest the Hero

This man is a God with a guitar.
His sweep picking is amazing and his riffs are just some of the most beautiful melodies I have ever heard.

48 Herman Li, Dragonforce Herman Li, Dragonforce Herman Li is a Hong Kong-born, British Chinese musician, record producer, and lead guitarist for the British Power-Metal band Dragonforce.

He is the best. Just listen to any song of dragonforce. I'll see for yourself

49 Ben Bruce, Asking Alexandria V 1 Comment
50 Aaron Marshall, Intervals

Great progressive player that uses tastefully groovy phrasing with soulful solos, his instrumentals don't need vocals on them they are magnificent on there own. He's defiantly a musical genius.

51 Dino Cazares
52 Rob Arnold, Chimaira
53 Jon Donais, Shadows Fall
54 Mikko Lindström, HIM
55 Seth Morrison, Skillet

Skillet's new guitarist. If you haven't heard him yet, you must go check him out.

56 Marc Okubo, Veil of Maya
57 Jinxx, Black Veil Brides Jinxx, Black Veil Brides Jeremy Miles Ferguson, better known by the stage name Jinxx, is an American musician best known as the rhythm guitarist, violinist, cellist, pianist, lyricist, songwriter, composer and backing vocalist of American rock band Black Veil Brides.
58 Chris Rubey, The Devil Wears Prada

Very Original and talented Guitarist right now...

59 Barry Stock, Three Days Grace Barry Stock, Three Days Grace
60 Stephen Carpenter, Deftones

While his writing is on the simpler side, I feel his work is inspirational and extremely unique, especially when you consider his work on Deftones' album Diamond Eyes! THAT is some awesome guitar work!

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