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Gibson picks Iommi as 'best-ever' metal guitarist

Ronnie Dungan
Gibson picks Iommi as 'best-ever' metal guitarist

Black Sabbath guitarist named as metal's premier axeman according to Gibson.

The guitar firm's list of metal guitarists is bound to provoke a reaction among metal fans, missing out a number of notable favourites including Kerry King, Slash, Angus Young, Dave Mustaine, Scott Ian and Steve Vai.

Anyone else missing from this list?

1. Tony Iommi

2. Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield

3. Randy Rhoads

4. John Petrucci

5 Dimebag Darrell

6. Eddie Van Halen

7. Zakk Wylde

8. Adam Jones

9. Dave Murray, Adrian Smith

10. George Lynch

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