1 Glenn Tipton - Judas Priest
Glenn Raymond Tipton is an English Grammy Award-winning guitar player and songwriter. He is most commonly known as the lead guitarist for English heavy metal band Judas Priest.
Both Priest guitarists? Nice. - IronSabbathPriest
Yep, both Priest guitarists. Go see the rest of Judas Priest on the Virgo list - some interesting trends there. - Metal_Treasure
2 Kirk Hammett - Metallica
Kirk Lee Hammett is the lead guitarist and songwriter for the heavy metal band Metallica and has been a member of the band since 1983. Before joining Metallica he formed and named the band Exodus.
Yeah, half of Judas Priest and half of Metallica are on this list! - Metal_Treasure
3 K. K. Downing - Judas Priest
Kenneth "K. K." Downing, Jr. is an English semi-retired Grammy Award winning guitarist, songwriter and founding member of the British heavy metal band Judas Priest. V 2 Comments
4 David Ellefson - Megadeth
David Warren "Dave" Ellefson is an American bassist and co-founding member of the American thrash metal band Megadeth from 1983-2002 and again from 2010-present. V 1 Comment
5 Robert Trujillo - Metallica
Roberto Agustin Trujillo, better known as Robert Trujillo, is an American musician known for his role as the current bassist of heavy metal band Metallica. V 1 Comment
6 Tobias Sammet - Edguy, Avantasia
Tobias Sammet is a German metal musician, best known as the vocalist and primary songwriter of the power metal band Edguy, as well as the founder, main singer and bassist of the metal opera Avantasia.
Incredible singer but still quite underrated. - Metal_Treasure
7 Angela Gossow - Arch Enemy
Angela Nathalie Gossow is a German vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal band Arch Enemy.
8 Jens Johansson - Stratovarius, Yngwie
Jens Ola Johansson is a Swedish keyboardist and pianist who currently plays in the Finnish power metal band Stratovarius.
9 Randy Black - Primal Fear, Annihilator
Randy Black is a Canadian-born metal drummer and recording artist best known for his stints as the drummer for Annihilator, Primal Fear, Duskmachine, and Bif Naked. He is an ambidextrous drummer.
Very fast and technical ambidextrous drummer. The best fills I've ever heard - always spot on and very beautiful. The King of fills in metal. His drumming is full of emotion. - Metal_Treasure
10 Jordan Rudess - Dream Theater
Jordan Rudess is an American keyboardist and composer best known as a member of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater and the progressive rock supergroup Liquid Tension Experiment.
11 Jeff Scott Soto - Talisman
Jeff Scott Soto is an American rock singer of Puerto Rican descent. He is most well known for being the lead singer for the group Talisman from 1990 till the end of Talisman in 2007, the vocalist on Yngwie Malmsteen's first two albums, and the lead vocalist for Journey on their 2006–2007 tours after ...read more.
The first singer for Yngwie - very good and powerful voice.
Songs: Yngwie - I Am A Viking, As Above So Below, Mistreated (Deep Purple cover). - Metal_Treasure
12 Alex Webster
Alex Webster is an American bass player, who is best known as a member of the death metal band Cannibal Corpse.
13 Al Jourgensen - Ministry
Alain David Jourgensen (born Alejandro Ramírez Casas) is a Cuban-American musician, best known as the founder and frontman of industrial metal band Ministry (a pioneering band in the industrial metal genre).
14 Attila Dorn - Powerwolf
15 Brittany ‘Kobra’ Paige - Kobra and the Lotus
Brittany ‘Kobra’ Paige is a Canadian metal singer and founder of the metal band Kobra and the Lotus. She was listed as one of the Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2013. Kobra Paige is a classically trained singer.
16 Alex Beyrodt - Primal Fear
Alexander "Alex" Beyrodt, born 1964, is a German guitarist who has worked for several German metal and rock bands (Primal Fear, Sinner, Silent Force, Voodoo Circle).
17 Juha-Pekka "JP" Leppäluoto - Charon, Harmaja, Northern Kings
One of the lowest voices in metal - he sings doom metal. You can start with some cover versions he did with Northern Kings - I really appreciate the way he turned a cheesy pop song into a doom monster (Kylie Minogue).
Northern Kings - Rebel Yell (Billy Idol doom cover), I Should Be So Lucky (Kylie Minogue doom cover), Creep (Radiohead doom cover) - Metal_Treasure