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Metal and shred guitarist poll

The best guitarist debate will never come to an end, but it's fun seeing the results of polls like these.
Who is your favorite shred/fusion guitarist? (pick up to 2) Who do you think is the best technically? (pick 1, if different from your 2 favorites)
John Petrucci
Steve Vai
Yngwie Malmsteen
Paul Gilbert
Joe Satriani
Steve Morse
Marty Friedman
Jason Becker
Nuno Bettencourt
Alex Skolnick
Eric Johnson
Shawn Lane
Brett Garsed
Frank Gambale
Al Di Meola
Allan Holdsworth
Greg Howe
Richie Kotzen
Tony Macalpine
George Lynch
Vinnie Moore
Chris Impellitteri
Michael Angelo Batio
George Bellas
Steve Lukather
Terry Syrek
Rusty Cooley
James Byrd
Joe Stump
Dr. Frankenshred
David T. Chastain
Michael Lee Firkins
Alex Masi
Mike Keneally
Borislav Mitic
Bruce Bouillet
Ron Thal
TJ Helmerich
Rob Johnson
Derek Taylor
John Norum
Andy Timmons
Joey Tafolla
Frank Zappa
Vito Bratta
Reb Beach
Michael Harris
Jan Cyrka
Gary Hoey
Lightning Boy from Crossroads
Who are your favorite hard rock/metal metal guitarists? (pick 2) Who do you think is the best technically? (pick 1, if different from your 2 favorites)
Eddie Van Halen
Randy Rhoads
Zakk Wylde
Kirk Hammet/James Hetfield
Dave Mustaine
Tony Iommi
Ritchie Blackmore (Rainbow, Deep Purple)
Dimebag Darrell (Pantera)
Alex Skolnick (Testament, Savatage)
Adrian Smith/Dave Murray (Iron Maiden)
Glenn Tipton/KK Downing (Judas Priest)
Kerry King/Jeff Hanneman (Slayer)
Jake E. Lee (Ozzy, Badlands)
John Sykes (Whitesnake, Blue Murder)
Andreas Kisser(Sepultura)
Michael Wilson(Queensryche)
Chris DeGarmo(Queensryche)
Who is your favorite power metal/death metal/etc. guitarist? (pick 2) Who do you think is the best technically? (pick 1, if different from your 2 favorites)
Michael Romeo (Symphony X)
Timo Tolkki (Stratovarius)
Fredrik Thordendal(Meshuggah)
Chuck Schuldiner (Death)
James Murphy (Death, Testament)
Michael Amott (Carcass, Arch Enemy, Candlemass)
Chris Amott(Arch Enemy, Armageddon)
Trey Azagthoth (Morbid Angel)
Alexi Laiho(Children Of Bodom)
Kai Hansen (Helloween, Gamma Ray)
Jesper Strömblad (In Flames)
Anders Björler(At The Gates, Haunted)
Andre Olbrich(Blind Guardian)
Luca Turilli(Rhapsody)
Jeff Loomis(Nevermore, Sanctuary)
Carljohan Grimmark(Narnia)
Roland Grapow(Helloween)
Michael Weikath(Helloween)
Kiko Lourerio(Angra)
Rafael Bittencourt(Angra)
Ronni Le Tekro(TNT)
Jarno Keskinen(KanZiner)
Jack Owen(Cannibal Corpse)
Dino Cazares(Fear Factory)
Karl Sanders (Nile)
Allen West (Six Feet Under, Obituary)
Andy LaRocque (King Diamond, Death)
Mikael Åkerfeldt(Opeth)
Jon Levasseur(Cryptopsy)
Jonas Karlsson (Spawn of Possession)
Oscar Dronjak(Hammerfall)
I've never heard of these guitarists
If Steve Vai didn't get the part of Jack Butler in the movie "Crossroads," who would you want to see as his replacement?
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Buddy Guy
Albert King
Gary Moore
Robert Cray
Johnny Winter
Duane Allman
Andreas Segovia
Steve Morse
Adam Sandler
What are you talking about?
What guitarist has/had the best tone?
Steve Vai
Eddie Van Halen
Yngwie Malmsteen
Gary Moore
Eric Johnson
Jason Becker
Who would you want to play a concert at your house/apartment?
G3 (Satriani, Vai, Johnson)
Dream Theater
Yngwie Malmsteen
In Flames
Which band would you most want to play guitar for?
Pearl Jam
Cannibal Corpse
Iron Maiden
Van Halen
Dillinger Escape Plan
Beatles reunion
Black Sabbath
Britney Spears
On a scale of 1-10, rate how entertaining this poll was.
10 A+, I'm gonna tell my friends to vote
9 One of the best polls I've done
8 Great, can't wait to see the results
7 Pretty good
6 Mildly enjoyable
5 Decent
4 Ok, but where was Wes Borland?
3 Going to the dentist is more fun
2 Totally pointless
1 A complete waste of time
This poll was created on 2002-02-05 11:48:27 by Laws4life