Top Ten Most Underrated Guitarists

I've seen a lot of bad guitarists on the top and great guys way down. So here are the most underrated guitar players.

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81 Kerry King Kerry King Kerry Ray King is an American musician, best known as a guitarist for the American thrash metal band Slayer.
82 C.C. Deville (Poison)
83 Sam Totman

I always hear about how good Herman Li is but never about Sam. He is the band's song writer for crying out loud! He is so good and yet he never got enough respect as a musician. - aeromaxx777

Anyone who listens to Dragonforce should know that Sam is amazing, easily as good as Herman, but to many people are obsessed with Li being Asian and crap. Mustain is not underrated he is one of the most revered guitarists ever.

84 Chris DeGarmo Chris DeGarmo
85 James Hetfield James Hetfield James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.

Actually, he gets so much hate for being such a talented, badass, diligent guitarist (that does not have a tweeny voice) in favor of Ariana Grande/Arianators, Justin Bieber/Beliebers, Taylor Swift/Swifties, 5 Seconds of Summer/Scones, Miley Cyrus/Smilers and One Direction/Directioners. REAL MUSIC for the win!

He is not underrated - zxm

86 Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt. V 2 Comments
87 Keith Richards Keith Richards Keith Richards is an English musician—primarily a guitarist—singer, songwriter, best-selling memoirist, and founding member of the rock band The Rolling Stones.
88 Geno Lenardo
89 Steve Vai Steve Vai Steven Siro "Steve" Vai is an American guitarist, composer, singer, songwriter, and producer, born and raised on Long Island, New York.

I've seen a lot of websites stating Vai and Satch being one of the most overrated guitarists there are. I think those people are having too much baloney in their diets. Or they are just jealous. This guy is a virtuoso already and that rank is so hard to achieve in present days. Judge Steve VAi after you've proven yourself worthy of the virtuoso title alright?

Steve can make Slash pee himself.

90 Hizaki - Versailles
91 Nuno Bettencourt Nuno Bettencourt

The fact that he is not even listed on here shows how underrated he is. Flight of the Bumblebee!

By now Nuno is better than Eddie Van Halen just watch him play

Best guitarist ever, ask god

92 Dave Baksh - Sum 41, Brown Brigade

Listen to the song "the bitter end" and you will understand me

he is amazing at guitar, just listen to most sum 41 songs.

93 Randy Rhoads Randy Rhoads Randall William "Randy" Rhoads was an American heavy metal guitarist who played with Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot.

So inspirational and most underrated guitarest ever. Known by few, beloved by many.R.I. P Randy Rhoads

So much talent and died too soon. Only 25 years of age. That was too young.

If only he'd still be alive. - Toraqi

The greatest guitarist of all time. Period end of story

94 Johnny Buckland

He could easily be marked as one of those "thoughtful" players, but man, does he have some amazing skill!

Everything he plays is absolutely perfect! Every Coldplay song that uses Johnny Boy is a good one

95 Johnny Greenwood - Radiohead

Too talented to be just called a guitarist

Love him and the band so much

He is a genius!

96 Vivian Campbell - Def Leppard Vivian Campbell - Def Leppard Vivian Patrick Campbell is a Northern Irish rock guitarist. He came to prominence in the early 1980s as a member of Dio, and has been a member of Def Leppard since 1992.

His work with dio is better than anything mustaine has ever done

97 Janik Gers - Iron Maiden

Both Adrian Smith and Dave Murry I think are both better guitarists but Janick is the coolest. The way he performs on stage is just so fun and cool to watch.

98 Neal Schon Neal Schon Neal Joseph Schon is an American rock guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist best known for his work with the bands Journey and Bad English. He is Journey's last original constant member, having participated in every album and tour to date.

If you really get int a lot of journey stuff, he has some pretty amazing stuff, especially in song like "Walks Like a Lady, " "Of a Lifetime, " and "I'm Gonna Leave You. "

99 Chris Broderick Chris Broderick Christopher Alan Broderick is an American musician, best known as the former lead and rhythm guitarist of the American heavy metal band Megadeth.

Hear any of his old stuff from jag panzer. He's way better than mustaine he just doesn't get a chance to show his skill. His seven string tapping solos are amazing

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100 John Petrucci John Petrucci John Peter Petrucci is an American guitarist, composer and producer. He is best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.

The most underrated guitarist ever. He is probably the fast shredder alive and he plays his shredding-arpegios with more emotion than the most guitarists. Also his style is very varied from slow and deep solos to heavy and very dark distorted riffs. Very underrated player

I think that Alex Lifeson is probably the most underrated guitarist, but he's at 5. Petrucci is at 103. John Petrucci is incredibly talented and probably one of the most underrated guitarists, and probably one of the better ones out there.

John Petrucci is an amazing guitarist that I love and is a personal inspiration

I don't think he's underrated. - zxm

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