Top Shredders of All Time

The Contenders: Page 5

81 Roger Fisher - Heart
82 Georgie Seville
83 Manuel Legarda

The Guitarist of the Wolfgang in the Philippines.

84 Vito Bratta

Beautiful player has all the flash while being very melodic

85 Timo Tolkki Timo Tolkki Timo Tapio Tolkki is a Finnish musician best known as the former guitarist, songwriter and producer of the power metal band Stratovarius.

Check the old Stratovarius-stuff and you will know it!

Great guitarist and shredder no doubt!

86 Joey Tafolla

Incredible on "Out of the sun". One of the typical and best shredders!

87 Michael Amott Michael Amott Michael Amott is a British-born Swedish guitarist, songwriter, founding member of the bands Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars, and Carnage, as well as a former member of the grindcore band Carcass.
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89 Greg Howe

Not very well known, but he has some amazing technique as well as speed.

90 Bill Steer Bill Steer

He should have already been on this list so I will add him. Steer is not only a shredder. He plays with so fast with absolute precision. He has pioneered much of what other guitarist are doing and plays to perfection in a variety of genres (not just death metal). Bill Steer is the epitome of the ideal guitarist.

Bill Steer should be NUMBER 1. He has played some killer guitar in Carcass, early Napalm Death, his own Firebird, Gentleman's Pistols, and Angel Witch. To watch him solo is something to behold and to see him shred is mind-blowing. A privilege to watch play live.
The ultimate guitarist. Is there anything he can't do?

91 Alex Skolnick Alex Skolnick Alexander Nathan Skolnick, is an American metal and jazz guitarist who is the lead guitarist of the Bay Area thrash metal band Testament, and heads the jazz band Alex Skolnick Trio.
92 Bobby Gustafson
93 Gary Holt Gary Holt
94 Angel Vivaldi
95 Matthew Jordan

Upcoming south african guitarist. He has been playing for under 1 year and can fluently play yngwie malmsteen songs with ease. The futures fastest shredder.

96 Oisin Boyd

This guy hails from Ireland... Man can he shred!

97 Steve Hackett Steve Hackett

I can only think of two guitarists who were sweep picking in the early 70's, and that's Richie Blackmore and Steve Hackett

What the hell? Steve Hackett at the bottom of the list? Some folks have no taste or a clue.

98 Linde Lindstrom

It must be something to do with those dreads...

99 Fredrik Akesson

Great range of styles! Neoclassic, death metal, funk, hard rock...

100 Ron Jarzombek Ron Jarzombek Ron Jarzombek is an American metal guitarist hailed as one of the most influential progressive metal guitarists and has been called "the Godfather of Technical Metal". He's best known for his work with WatchTower, Spastic Ink, and Blotted Science, featuring Alex Webster of Cannibal Corpse. His older ...read more.

Very fast guitarist of Blotted Science...

Fast, technical and brutal as hell. I mean - awesome. - Metal_Treasure

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