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Shred guitar artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good shred guitar bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top shred guitar bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Shred guitar groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all shred guitar bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest shred guitar bands of all time, since the most famous shred guitar artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best shred guitar music.

You can click on the shred guitar band names to see more information about that particular notable shred guitar group. If they're near the top of the best shred guitar artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top shred guitar bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the shred guitar band names themselves.

Artists on this list include Buckethead and Rick Renstrom. Downvote the worst artists and upvote the best ones to make this a comprehensive, well-ordered list of the best of the best. Make sure to give artists you like (Mike Varney and Impellitteri, for example) votes.

All important, significant and iconic names in shred guitar music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new shred guitar bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of shred guitar, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into shred guitar music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good shred guitar bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent shred guitar bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best shred guitar bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest shred guitar musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular shred guitar bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Buckethead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shred Guitar Bands/Artists
Buckethead Noise rock, Dark ambient, Space rock

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Rick Renstrom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shred Guitar Bands/Artists
Rick Renstrom Power metal, Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal

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Mike Varney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shred Guitar Bands/Artists
Mike Varney Blues-rock, Progressive metal, Instrumental rock

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B.C. Kochmit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shred Guitar Bands/Artists
B.C. Kochmit Industrial metal, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Verdict of Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Shred Guitar Bands/Artists
Verdict of Vengeance Thrash metal, Groove metal, Seven-string guitar

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Paul David Harbour is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shred Guitar Bands/Artists
Paul David Harbour New Age music, Instrumental rock, Classical music

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Takayoshi Ohmura is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shred Guitar Bands/Artists
Takayoshi Ohmura Instrumental rock, Shred guitar