Fredrik Thordendal

Eddie Van Halen vs. Fredrik Thordendal – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 1
He's THE guitarist. Eddie Van Halen took technique to astronomical levels with the mighty Van Halen, which he started with brother Alex Van Halen in 1972. Over forty years later, there is still no "next" Eddie Van Halen. While you can argue whether Van Halen is a heavy metal band or not, you can't deny the influence EVH has had on hundreds of metal axeman to come after him...