The March 2012 issue of Guitar World includes the results of their 2011 Readers Poll, and Roadrunner artists were extremely well represented. Here's the rundown:


Megadeth
's Dave Mustaine and Chris Broderick won Best Metal Guitarists, with Opeth's Mikael Åkerfeldt and Fredrik Åkesson coming in third; Dream Theater's John Petrucci came in second in the Best Shredder category, with Rob Zombie's guitarist, John 5, coming in fifth; Megadeth's TH1RT3EN won Best Metal Album, and Dream Theater's A Dramatic Turn of Events came in third; John Petrucci also took second in the Most Valuable Player category, with Dave Mustaine right behind him; Kenny Wayne Shepherd was voted the #3 Best Blues Guitarist; Rush's Alex Lifeson was the #5 vote-getter for the Guitar World Hall of Fame; and the magazine's November 2011 "Big Four" issue, which featured Dave Mustaine alongside members of Metallica, Slayer and Anthrax, was voted Favorite Guitar World Cover!


Congratulations to all!