Best Metal Solo Artists

Vote for your favorite heavy metal solo artists (artists that create music under their own name aside from their primary band. )

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21 Cloudkicker

Get on that. A man who plays many instruments, has a diverse range of musical styles. Releases an album about every year. Anything your ears could ever ask for.

22 Sithu Aye

Makes happy progressive metal music.

Maybe he is saying the music lifts him up and makes him feel better? - Powerfultekin

23 Peter Tagtgren Peter Tagtgren Alf Peter Tägtgren is a Swedish musician, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is the founder, main songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the death metal band Hypocrisy as well as the industrial metal band PAIN in which he is the only member.
24 Blaze Bayley Blaze Bayley
25 Tarja Turunen Tarja Turunen Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. more.
26 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.

Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over five decades. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that features guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, deadly snakes, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers alike to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock ". He has drawn equally from horror films, vaudeville, and garage rock to pioneer a macabre and theatrical brand of rock designed to shock people. The metal god released hits such as School’ Out, Poison, No More Mr. Nice Guy, I’m Eighteen, & Feed My Frankenstein. - HardRockSam

27 Jason Becker Jason Becker Jason Eli Becker (born July 22, 1969) is an American neoclassical metal guitarist and composer. At the age of 16, he became part of the Shrapnel Records-produced duo Cacophony with his friend Marty Friedman. They released the albums Speed Metal Symphony in 1987 and Go Off! in 1988. Cacophony broke up more.
28 Buckethead Buckethead Brian Patrick Carroll, known professionally as Buckethead, is an American guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who has worked within many genres of music.
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