Most Underrated Rock and Metal Guitarists

Some of the greatest guitarists ever are left unkown for some reason, in this list I will show you 10 guitar players who never got so much credit but for me they are arguably as good as the big names if not better than some of them.

The Top Ten

1 Micky Moody
2 Brian Tatler
3 Michael Denner
4 John Sykes John James Sykes is an English rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who has played with Streetfighter, Tygers of Pan Tang, John Sloman's Badlands, Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, and Blue Murder.

He played metal style circa 1980 and did a great job for Thin Lizzy, Tygers of Pan Tang, Whitesnake.
Tygers of Pan Tang - a pioneering metal band of the NWOBHM;
Thin Lizzy albums with him became more metal than ever (their last albums, early 80s). - Metal_Treasure

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

Yes, very good neo-classical metal style guitarist. - Metal_Treasure

7 Matthias Jabs
8 Mick Box
9 Gary Moore Robert William Gary Moore was a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a singer, songwriter, and virtuoso rock and blues guitarist.

Yes, very underrated. I have a soft spot for him (solo and with Thin Lizzy). I like his blues, hard rock, jazz and metal work. Yes, he played all these completely different genres. R.I.P. Gary. - Metal_Treasure

The tone master. RIP - BrianScott01

10 Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions) Uli Jon Roth is a German guitarist, who became famous as the Scorpions lead guitarist, and is one of the earliest contributors to the neoclassical metal genre.

The Contenders

11 Petri Walli
12 Bob Klose Rado Robert Garcia Klose is an English musician, photographer and printmaker. Between 1964 and July 1965, he was the lead guitarist of an early rock band that would later become Pink Floyd.
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