Top Shredders of All Time

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101 Jimmy Page Jimmy Page James Patrick Page is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

Someone once said "If Jimmy Page can't play it, it can't be played. " That is enough evidence right there that Page should be on this list. If you're gonna put Tony Iommi on this list, you had better put Jimmy Page!

How is he not number 1? He is the first man who could be considered a metal guitarist along with hendrix. they totally changed the way a guitar was played. they should be much higher - rocknrollstar_k16

Not the greatest shredder nor he is a regular shredder. But some of his works were influential. - zxm

Jimmy page invented shred

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102 Linde Lindstrom

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

103 Fredrik Akesson

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

104 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

105 Misha Mansoor

Young Guitarist of Periphery very fast

106 Franci Zabukovec

Best player in Slovenia

107 Andrea Braido
108 Popa Chubby
109 Daita

It's Daita from band called Siam Shade from Japan... But Now he has a solo album, try hear a "triptych" or "handroid" song with a full tapping

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110 Andy Ren

I saw him on youtube when cover guitar in song "In the Story" from Janne the Arc. Solo part is amazing when he using Ibanez Gio, cheap guitar :x

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111 Francesco Fareri

I think this one needs to be added on the list too. He is a mean and sick shredder that can be considered as one of the best. Try to listen to his work "Suspension" in YouTube and you might believe the he is one of the best.

112 Jonny Greenwood Jonny Greenwood Jonathan Richard Guy, professionally known as Johnny Greenwood is an English musician and composer, mostly known for his role as the one of the lead guitarists and main keyboardist of the English alternative rock band Radiohead.

Of the band, Radiohead, just listen to tracks like Creep, Paranoid Android, etc. He is always precise and amazing.

113 Michael Lee Firkins
114 Kiko Loureiro Kiko Loureiro Pedro Henrique "Kiko" Loureiro is a Brazilian Heavy metal guitarist, best known as a member of the bands Angra and Megadeth.

Guys, listen a very skill & talented progressive power metal band ANGRA

.. You gotta kidding me, Synyster in the top 10? Be serious, man

115 Michael Casswell

Amazing rhythm player, also plays solos really well. I would say an universal player definitely underrated.

116 Jairus Mozee

Good shredder, nice blues, funky and fusion tones.

117 Christophe Godin

Should be at least in first 20.

118 Axel Rudi Pell

He has been called " Guitar GOD ". His style of playing is speed metal and does very little shredding.

119 Chelsea Constable

Check her out on You Tube, this lady can shred with the best of them like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, and Eddie Van Halen.

Its very rare that female play joe satriani, randy rhoads, and eddie Van Halen songs.

120 Jennifer Batten

This shredder was Michael Jackson first female guitar player. Then she started playing with Jeff Beck.

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