Is Dave Mustaine the best rhythm guitarist?

Dave Mustaine names himself as one of the “fantastic four” of rhythm guitar. Rhythm guitarists are often unsung heroes compared with the glory heaped upon lead players, but now Dave Mustaine is shining a light on who he considers to be the “fantastic four” of rhythm guitar.

Did Dimebag Darrell almost join Megadeth?

Pantera’s late Dimebag Darrell almost joined Megadeth, according to Dave Mustaine. Mustaine recently recounted the experience with the Tampa Bay Times and mentioned the time he offered Darrell a guitar gig with Megadeth. “He was a spectacle to watch.

Is Dimebag the greatest guitarist of all time?

He took what he learned from the likes of Iommi, Rhoads and Joe Satriani and made it his own. He then went on to influence a generation of guitarists who came after him. With all the votes in from you, the fans, Loudwire proudly declares the late great ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott as the Greatest Metal Guitarist.

Who is a better guitar player Kirk Hammett or Dave Mustaine?

Kirk Hammett is a better lead guitarist than Dave Mustaine.

Who is better James Hetfield or Mustaine?

I think Kirk Hammett is a better guitarist than Dave, but either way they are both better than James….

James Hetfield [ 60 ] [73.17%]
Dave Mustaine [ 22 ] [26.83%]

Is James Hetfield one of the best guitarists?

“I think James is one of the best rhythm guitar players in the world,” Mustaine says. “As far as rhythm guitar players are concerned, there’s James, there’s me, there’s Malcolm Young and there’s Rudolf Schenker. There’s no one else that touches the four of us. We’re the fantastic four.”

Is Dave Mustaine better than Kirk?

Kirk is definitely better as a lead guitarist than Dave. But as a rhythm guitarist, it was all about James in that band. Kirk had very little influence on the riff writing in Metallica. However, all the lead guitarists ‘Deth has ever had could shred circles around Kirk any day.

What was Dave Mustaine’s role in Metallica?

In 1981, Mustaine disbanded Panic and joined Metallica as the lead guitarist.

Who is the best guitarist in Metallica?

When it comes to great metal frontmen, it doesn’t get much more legendary than Metallica’s James Hetfield. Be it his gruff voice, guitar licks or down to earth off-stage persona, Hetfield’s career has been one of the very highest order.