Most Underrated Metal Guitarists


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21 John Christ - Danzig, Samhain
22 Scott Hull - Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed
23 Dimebag Darrell - Pantera Dimebag Darrell - Pantera Darrell Lance Abbott, also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American guitarist and songwriter best known as a founding member of two bands, Pantera and Damageplan, alongside his brother, Vinnie Paul. Abbott died in 2004 after he was shot by a mentally unstable fan.

He's considered one of the greatest metal guitarists. How come he is underrated? - zxm

24 Dino Cazares - Fear Factory, Divine Heresy, Asesino
25 Justin Broadrick - Godflesh, Jesu
26 Christian Muenzner - Obscura
27 Yngwie J. Malmsteen - Steeler, Alcatrazz Yngwie J. Malmsteen - Steeler, Alcatrazz Yngwie Johan Malmsteen is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter and bandleader who was born on June 30th, 1963, in Stockholm, Sweden. He was known for his neoclassical metal playing style back in the 1980s.
28 Fredrik Thordendal Fredrik Thordendal Fredrik Thordendal (born February 11, 1970) is a Swedish musician, best known as the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the Swedish extreme metal band Meshuggah. He's considered the originator of the djent technique. Thordendal was rated No. 35 by Guitar World in the top 100 greatest heavy metal more.

Not very much underrated but underrated than most of these guitarists. - zxm

29 Jeff Hanneman - Slayer Jeff Hanneman - Slayer Jeffrey John "Jeff" Hanneman was an American musician, best known as a founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.

He wrote all the best Slayer songs

30 Piotr Wiwczarek - Vader Piotr Wiwczarek - Vader Piotr Wiwczarek (also known as Peter) is a Polish guitarist and vocalist who is best known as the frontman for death metal band Vader, where he is the only constant member of the band since its inception.
31 Rocky George - Suicidal Tendencies
32 Devin Townsend - Strapping Young Lad Devin Townsend - Strapping Young Lad Devin Garret Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the founder, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist in extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad from 1994 to 2007 and has an extensive career as a solo artist.
33 Jeff Loomis Jeff Loomis Jeff Loomis is an American musician, best known for his role as lead guitarist in the progressive metal band Nevermore and death metal band Arch Enemy.
34 Brian 'Head' Welch - Korn, Brian 'Head' Welch
35 Rob Caggiano - Anthrax, Volbeat
36 Demonaz Doom Occulta - Immortal
37 Brendon Small - Dethklok Brendon Small - Dethklok Brendon Small is an American producer, writer, animator, stand-up comedian, voice actor, and musician.
38 Mark Tremonti - Alter Bridge Mark Tremonti - Alter Bridge Mark Thomas Tremonti is an American musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock bands Creed and Alter Bridge.
39 Jeordie White - Marilyn Manson
40 Adam Jones - Tool Adam Jones - Tool Adam Thomas Jones (born January 15, 1965) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning American musician and visual artist, best known for his position as the guitarist for Tool.
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