Heavy metal was no longer in its strength and popularity, but was once the world’s most listened music. Especially in the 1980s, metal bands had a huge fortune.

If we want to count the richest metal bands in history, we can count them as Metallica, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath and Slipknot.

We listed that top 10 richest heavy metal guitarist in the world with net worth.

Here’s the list:

Kerry King – $8 Million (Slayer)

John Petrucci – $8 Million (Dream Theater)

Zoltan Bathory – $9 Million (Five Finger Death Punch)

Brian “Head” Welch – $10 Million (Korn)

Mark Morton – $10 Million (Lamb of God)

Zakk Wylde – $16 Million (Ozzy Osbourne)

Dave Murray – $16 Million (Iron Maiden)

Synyster Gates – $16 Million (Avenged Sevenfold)

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Daron Malakian – $20 Million (System of a Down)

Mick Thomson – $20 Million (Slipknot)

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Mick Mars – $40 Million (Mötley Crüe)

KK Downing – $40 Million (Judas Priest)

Adam Jones – $40 Million (Tool)

Tony Iommi – $140 Million (Black Sabbath)

Kirk Hammett – $200 Million (Metallica)