10 Heavy Metal Horror Heroes, Part 1

Posted by Michael Mueller on October 26, 2011 at 11:22 AM

Just in time to celebrate Halloween, here are 10 of our favorite heavy metal horror heroes of the past four decades. Numbers 10 to 6 are here. For the top five, click here. For official guitar tab, video lessons, and jam tracks, click on the artist name.

10. Lordi 
Finland's version of KISS ... times 10!


9.  Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy and his "satanic verses" were the bane of conservative America in the early '80s; now those same people cheer the opening maniacal laugh of "Crazy Train" at sporting events everywhere. Go figure ...


8.  John 5 
As the main riff man for Rob Zombie and also a Manson alumnus, John 5 is drawn to horror metal like maggots to a ... well, you get the picture.

John 5

7.  Gwar 
So scary that Satan raises "Gwar horns" at their live shows


6.  Slipknot 
Sure, the masks and makeup are the things of nightmares, but the scariest thing about Slipknot is just how musically talented this nonet is.



To view numbers 5 through 1 and see who tops our list, click here!

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Bal on December 16, 2011 at 9:11 AM

Where king Diamong ??????