Mark Engles Black Map

End Of The Year List 2017: Best Guitarist


Next up on’s 2017 End Of The Year Lists, the Top 10 Guitarists. The stipulation is that, an album/EP had to have been released this year.

Vote for your favorite in the comments section. At the end of the month, I will release the results of the readers poll.

This list is also in NO PARTICULAR ORDER!!!


01) Stephen Brodsky- Mutoid Man
02) Kurt Ballou- Converge
03) Mark Engles- Black Map
04) Mario Quintero- Spotlights
05) Ryan Adams- Ryan Adams
06) Tommy Victor- Prong
07) Tom Morello- Prophets of Rage
08) Chelsea Wolfe- Chelsea Wolfe
09) Bryan Tulao- Chelsea Wolfe
10) Mike Tarlazzi- Black Wail

End Of The Year List: Best Guitarist

The first annual Audioeclectica Awards continues: The fifth category is best guitarist. Here are the requirements to be in this category. The nominee but have played on an album/EP must released this year and must be the only guitar player in the group. . And It doesn’t matter if the band is signed or not! With that in mind here are the nominees! Vote in the comments!!

1. Mark Engles- Black Map
2. Pete Loeffler- Chevelle
3. Paul Balmer- Machines Learning
4. Joshua Holland- Wild Throne
5. Shaun Morgan- Seether
6. Shaun Lopez- Crosses