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Guitar World's 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists

These are some of the greatest guitar players metal,etc ever.
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    #3 on the original list Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    #8 on the original list Blues-rock, Folk rock, Heavy metal

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    #2 on the original list Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

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    #10 on the original list Doom metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal

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    #18 on the original list Kirk Hammett & James Hetfield

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    #16 on the original list Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock

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    #7 on the original list Rock music, Instrumental rock, Heavy metal

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    #4 on the original list Angus & Malcolm Young

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    #24 on the original list Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

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    #1 on the original list Glam metal, Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal

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    #5 on the original list Glam metal, Progressive metal, Instrumental rock

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    #110 on the original list Melodic Rock, Neo-progressive rock, Rock music

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    #6 on the original list Glam metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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    #36 on the original list Glam metal, Rock music, Funk metal The king of funk metal

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    #26 on the original list Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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    #11 on the original list Progressive metal, Experimental rock, Instrumental rock

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    #51 on the original list Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

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    #29 on the original list Progressive metal, Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion

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    #23 on the original list Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock

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    #40 on the original list Joe Perry & Brad Whitford

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    #14 on the original list Rock music, Heavy metal, Neo-Medieval music

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    #13 on the original list Groove metal, Heavy metal, Southern rock

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    #17 on the original list Dave Murray & Adrian Smith

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    #21 on the original list Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    #35 on the original list Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    #15 on the original list Glen Tipton & K.K. Downing

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    #38 on the original list Ace Frehley & Paul Stanley

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    #30 on the original list Kerry King & Jeff Hanneman

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    #9 on the original list Dave Mustaine & Marty Friedman

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    #45 on the original list Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Technical death metal

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    #33 on the original list Rock music, Pop rock, Merseybeat

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    #42 on the original list Blues-rock, Chicano rock, Pop music

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    #50 on the original list Rock music, Acoustic music, Heavy metal

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    #32 on the original list Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Instrumental rock

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    #25 on the original list Glam metal, New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Blues-rock

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    #79 on the original list Grunge, Heavy metal, Alternative rock

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    #83 on the original list Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Rock music

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    #76 on the original list Tom G. Warrior

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    #39 on the original list Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Groove metal

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    #28 on the original list Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    #41 on the original list Chris Degarmo & Michael Wilton

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    #47 on the original list Phil Collen & Steve Clarke

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    #104 on the original list Marten Hagstrom & Fredrik Thorndendal

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    #44 on the original list Grunge, Heavy metal, Alternative rock

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    #82 on the original list Thrash metal, Industrial metal, Black metal

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    #34 on the original list Instrumental rock, Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal

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