Tuesday, April 21, 2015

20 Most Influential Metal Guitarists Of The Modern Era according to VH1


VH1 has compiled a list of "20 Most Influential Metal Guitarists Of The Modern Era". Below the list:


20. Synyster Gates – Avenged Sevenfold
19. Benjamin Weinman – The Dillinger Escape Plan
18. Alexi Laiho – Children of Bodom
17. Björn Gelotte & Jesper Strömblad – In Flames
16. Marty Friedman – Megadeth, Cacophony
15. Misha “Bulb” Mansoor – Periphery
14. John Petrucci – Dream Theater, Liquid Tension Experiment
13. Trey Azagthoth – Morbid Angel
12. Stephen Carpenter – Deftones
11. Mark Morton & Will Adler – Lamb of God
10. Zakk Wylde – Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne
9. Mikael Åkerfedlt – Opeth
8. Chuck Shuldiner – Death, Control Denied
7. Eric Peterson & Alex Skolnick – Testament
6. Adam D & Joel Stroetzel – Killswitch Engage, Times of Grace
5. Slash – Guns N Roses, Velvet Revolver, Slash
4. Jeff Loomis – Nevermore, Conquering Dystopia, Arch Enemy
3. Brian “Head” Welch & James “Munky” Shaffer – Korn
2. Fredrik Thordendal & Mårtin Hagström – Meshuggah
1. Dimebag Darrell – Pantera, Damageplan

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