Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The Top 10 Heavy Metal Guitarists According To Gibson Guitars - Videos Available!
Out of the plethora of Rock N’ Roll styles, Heavy Metal is by FAR the most in your face, brutal style. Here arefour elements that define Heavy Metal guitar playing:
- High/loud volume
- Broadening textures
- Pure drama
In honor of Heavy Metal's electrifying players, Gibson.com counts down the Top 10 Metal Guitarists of All Time, showcasing axemen who pack both fantastic soloing and technical percussion, inspiring generations to keep on shredding.
After you review the list, let us know who YOUR top 10 Heavy Metal guitarists are at the comments section below.
Gibson's Top 10 "Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists":
10. George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB)
09. Dave Murray & Adrian Smith (IRON MAIDEN)
08. Adam Jones (TOOL)
07. Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY)
06. Eddie Van Halen (VAN HALEN)
05. Dimebag Darrell (PANTERA)
04. John Petrucci (DREAM THEATER)
03. Randy Rhoads (OZZY OSBOURNE)
02. Kirk Hammett & James Hetfield (METALLICA)
01. Tony Iommi (BLACK SABBATH)
Let us know who YOUR top 10 Heavy Metal guitarists are at the comments section below.