Gibson.com has compiled together a list of their ‘Top 10 Metal Guitarists of All Time.’ Each player featured on the list is there because of their technical and soloing abilities. These guys have inspired countless amounts of aspiring guitarists to learn the art of shredding. They are all legends in their own right.
10. George Lynch (Dokken)
9. Dave Murray and Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden)
8. Adam Jones (Tool)
7. Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society)
6. Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)
5. Dimebag Darrell (Pantera, Damageplan)
4. John Petrucci (Dream Theater)
3. Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne)
2. Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield (Metallica)
1. Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
Of Gibson’s top ten, who would have been your number one?