Top 10 Metal Sub Genres with the Best Solos

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The Top Ten

1 Progressive Metal

Two names - John Petrucci and Jeff Loomis. - Metal_Treasure

2 Neoclassical Metal Neoclassical Metal

At #1 because Neoclassical Metal is namely this - guitar instrumentals by guitarists that are outta this world. - Metal_Treasure

One of the hardest genres of metal to play. - zxm

3 Technical Thrash Metal

Technical thrash metal puts a greater emphasis on the guitar work so on average, these guitarists are technically better than those in your ordinary thrash.
Annihilator: Alison Hell, Schizos (Are Never Alone) Parts I & II, Imperiled Eyes.
Coroner: Arc-Lite, Masked Jackal, Tunnel Of Pain. - Metal_Treasure

4 Thrash Metal Thrash Metal Thrash Metal is a Heavy Metal subgenre developed during the early 1980s and an early precursor of Extreme Metal. Thrash Metal features a faster and more aggressive guitar work than Traditional Metal with shredding and double-bass drums and can range from melodic singing to loud shouts. ...read more.
5 Speed Metal

Yngwie - Rising Force, Primal Fear - Riding the Eagle, Rainbow - A Light In the Black. - Metal_Treasure

6 Heavy Metal
7 Power Metal

I like the most Kai Hansen solos (Gamma Ray). - Metal_Treasure

8 Melodic Death Metal

Alexi of Children Of Bodom is a very good soloist. Not long ago Arch Enemy hired Jeff Loomis as a lead guitarist so they will be the band with the best solos in this subgenre. Can't wait for their new album. - Metal_Treasure

9 Technical Death Metal
10 Death Metal

The Contenders

11 Groove Metal

Dimebag Darrell Enough Said - christangrant

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