Top Ten Greatest Guitar Riffs
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The Top Ten
amitcornelius1More comments about Smoke On the Water - Deep PurpleListen to sample
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JoyriderMore comments about Whole Lotta Love - Led ZeppelinListen to sample
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ballaboi17More comments about Raise Your Hands - Bon JoviListen to sample
2440080345More comments about Crazy Train - Ozzy OsbourneListen to sample
So much more interesting than Smoke on the Water. Lets face it, a Jimmy Page riff must be number one, and this is the best Page riff.
The Only Riff In my opinion that gets better every time you here it. It just keeps on sounding more complex. In my opinion that is what a great riff needs!Listen to sample
This is one easy song and still it rocks, and think how many covers this song has, so if you don't like the original, there somewere would one you would like. Vote for the best song ever
raiderfan372More comments about Sunshine of Your Love - CreamListen to sample
juicymetalyMore comments about Afterlife - Avenged SevenfoldListen to sample
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Incredible riff, fabulous song!
23delusionsListen to sample
PositronWildhawkMore comments about November Rain - Guns N' RosesListen to sample
Should be higher up, probably lacks popularity because it's so hard to play but it is an awesome song.Listen to sample
I love the the guitar work ihope tobe that good somedayListen to sample
Only recently released, the riff in this is bound to become a classic
I was blown away the first time I heard "The Trooper. " Really a great song.Listen to sample
VonHagglesListen to sample
This song is so fun to play it's something I try to play every time I perform. I think it's cool the inspration for the song was an aquatic dream!Listen to sample
prolly one of the catchiest riffs ever
wolf10Listen to sample
I love the song, great music, specially the guitar.
there's distortion and the weird guitar solo
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its a catchy song not my fave song 4ever and the riff is easy to remember and is in tune with the song I played this whole song by just making a few changes to the riff and it was like you couldn't even tell the diffrence
I can't help falling in love with this acoustic guitar's sound!
The classic sound by a classic guitar just sounds awesome!
Green_DayListen to sample
Best riff ever! So well done, tom morello is an expert guitarest!
Any Megadeth riff, dave mustaine was ranked number one rhythm metal guitarist in guitar one mag. i have no clue why there is no respect to him on this site, it's the overpowering metallica that makes megadeth get ignored when they are equals. Mechanix is the original four horsemen
the fastest riff I ever heard. fits about 100 chords in every second. the master - mustaine. megadeth ftw!Listen to sample
why is this not on the list?
the best intro of all time
richie4lifeListen to sample
Should be in the top 10 because if you listen to the song you will hear the word "help" being tapped out in morse code.
Why is this all the way down here?! It's one of the greatest guitar riffs EVER! AND one of the most recognisable, it should e in the top 20!
HenPListen to sample
c0mf0rta61ynum6More comments about Money for Nothing - Dire StraitsListen to sample
one of the best riffs of richie sambora, the guitarist of bon jovi
amazing riff! you can't get it out of your head
richie4lifeListen to sample
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This Destroys enter sandman bollocks, bote for this now! ¬¬
C'mon! This riff is top 10 material!
This song is way underappreciated, the piano intro is beautiful, it may not be the best intro or whatever you want to say about it, but it is still beautiful. Then after you get that, Matt just breaks out in this crazy guitar riff, and your mind is just blown. Amazing song.Listen to sample
This is a pretty scary, but good song. It's based on Romeo and Juliet, and the guitar is amazing.Listen to sample
One of the single most recognizable arpegiated riffs of all time. This song became a stadium anthem and it all started with this incredible riff!Listen to sample
A crazy non-stop one minute solo, the solo of personality.Listen to sample
Another one of Slash's guitar magic
patch32Listen to sample
Hendrix influenced awesomeness right here.Listen to sample
'cause this band is everything and its music is incredibly amazing. Although many people may think it's nothing much, but this band made a significant influence on rock music. Thank you, pearl jamListen to sample
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Updated Tuesday, December 10, 2013